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Women in the professions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Recknagel Ireys papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00303
Abstract Landscape architect, Instructor. Papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, financial records, notes, plant lists, sketches, renderings, plans, photographs, drafts and typescripts of writings, and handouts prepared for teaching. The materials are primarily related to Ireys' professional life. The main subject of her papers is the approximately 800 gardens she designed over her sixty-five year career, a period of transition in the field of landscape architecture from the large...
Dates of Materials: 1885-2001; Majority of material found within 1950-2000

American Association of University Women. Connecticut Valley Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00332
Abstract

Collegiate association. The records document the organization's history, administration, committee activities, membership, and promotional activities. Materials include reports, brochures, correspondence, and printed materials.

Dates of Materials: 1925 - 1993

American Association of University Women. Massachusetts Division records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00333
Abstract

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1882 to unite alumnae of different institutions for "practical educational work." The records of the Massachusetts Division of the AAUW include histories, correspondence, reports, clippings, publications and other printed material from western Massachusetts AAUW branches.

Dates of Materials: 1933 - 1990

American Association of University Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00330
Abstract

Women's collegiate association. Collection conisists primarily of printed material relating to the organization and its Boston and Los Angeles branches.

Dates of Materials: 1920 - 1991

American Association of University Women. Worcester Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00346
Abstract

Collegiate association. Records document Executive Committee meetings; annual meetings, membership, programs, club activities, and history of the organization.

Dates of Materials: 1897 - 1998

American Council of Railroad Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00345
Abstract

An organization of women holding supervisory positions in railroad personnel and service. The records provide insight into the attitudes and motivations of a group of professional women organized for their mutual benefit at a time when most women had "jobs" rather than "careers." Material includes correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material which document its history and activities from its founding until 1977.

Dates of Materials: 1944 - 2010

Betty Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00506
Abstract

The Betty Carter Papers consist primarily of Carter's writings, as an authority on the subject of family and marriage therapy, about marriage, divorce and remarriage, and family dynamics.

Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2003

Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00768
Abstract

The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.

Dates of Materials: 1979 - 2012

Eleanor Ernst Timberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00308
Abstract

Editor; Special education activist; Secretary; Volunteer. The papers consist of diaries that span the years from 1930-94 (early diaries include material from her Smith College days) and Touch Toy company's semi-annual newsletters from the years 1977-97.

Dates of Materials: 1930-2002

Employment collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00456
Abstract Primarily printed materials and books, plus some unpublished writings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, pertaining to employment issues and specific occupations of women primarily in the U.S. and England. Topics include affirmative action, sex discrimination, labor organizing, child labor, immigrant workers, women in industry, jury duty, wartime work, Social Security, and protective legislation. Over eighty occupations represented include: law, academics, social work, sciences,...
Dates of Materials: 1817 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1920-1976

Helen Gurley Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00022
Abstract Helen Gurley Brown was editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, advertising copywriter, journalist, and author. The bulk of the material provides a comprehensive picture of Brown's intertwined personal and professional lives. Materials include speeches and scripts, writings, audiovisual material, and memorabilia, as well as records from Cosmopolitan. A large selection of photographs include images of celebrity friends. There is extensive...
Dates of Materials: 1938 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1961-1990

Independent Woman, 1922 February, 1931 - 1953

 File
Identifier: (OCoLC)8292307
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Periodicals Collection includes over 1,500 titles of current and historical, U.S. and international women's magazines, newsletters, and other serials dating from the 18th century to the present. Periodicals of the suffrage and birth control movements, and the mid-twentieth century women's liberation movement are well represented. Holdings range from full-runs to single issues for certain titles. Some titles are on microfilm.

Dates of Materials: 1922 February; 1931 - 1953

Jane Dupree Richardson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00208
Abstract

Jane Dupree Richardson is a free-lance writer, editor, translator, and editor/publisher of "Annotated Bibliography of Published Women's Diaries" in 1977 and of "Women's Diaries, a Quarterly Newsletter." The collection consist of personal and professional papers of Richardson, including diaries (original and photocopies) and financial and business material related to her "Women's Diaries Newsletter." The collection contains two boxes of diaries by socialite and traveler Katrin Vietor.

Dates of Materials: 1768 - 2010

Jeanne L. Noble papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00488
Abstract Professor, Author. Papers consist primarily of materials related to Noble's involvement in the National Council of Negro Women (specifically the Dorothy I. Height Leadership Institute) in the late 1990s, and the Delta Sigma Theta sorority in the 1980s and 1990s. In addition, there are some materials documenting Noble's work on several governmental commissions and committees in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as various community organizations. Also included are essays and speeches by Noble and...
Dates of Materials: 1955 - 2002

Judith Daniels papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00744
Abstract Judith Daniels, Smith College Class of 1960, was a magazine editor and the founding editor-in-chief of SAVVY, the first glossy magazine aimed at upscale executive and professional women. The collection is comprised of correspondence, memos, reports, financial records, publications, and photographs documenting Daniels' professional life, particularly her work on SAVVY magazine. Also included are college notebooks and papers...
Dates of Materials: 1948-2017

Louise Stevens Bryant papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00024
Abstract

Public health specialist; Editor; Publicist. Papers contain Bryant's diaries, notebooks, and professional reports concerning public health and social work issues; subject files; and correspondence from Havelock Ellis and others generated from Bryant's work arranging the U.S. publication of Ellis's Studies in the Psychology of Sex. Thre is also a typescript biography of Bryant written by her companion, Lura Beam, and excerpts from their correspondence.

Dates of Materials: 1885-1963

Margaret E. Mahoney papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00230
Abstract

Margaret Ellerbe Mahoney papers primarily document Mahoney's professional activities. Her service on the boards of numerous education and medical foundations, her teaching at Princeton University, and her grant writing are notable accomplishments. Types of material include biographical material, correspondence, business and financial records, fundraising records, committee and conference files, appointment books, reports, speeches and lecture notes, photographs, and videotapes.

Dates of Materials: 1924 - 2012

Mary Shannon Strudwick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00269
Abstract

Fashion designer. The collection consists of four scrapbooks and her self-published memoir, Mary Telling. The scrapbooks include photographs of Strudwick's family, travel, design work, fabric samples, and text.

Dates of Materials: 1932-1994 (ongoing)

Mildred Louise Boie Saunders papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00247
Abstract

Poet; editor; professor, English; and Red Cross worker, World War II. Collection is primarily personal correspondence, including a lifetime of letters to her twin sister, which read as a personal journal and document her career, romances, family relations, experiences in psychoanalysis, and world events. Other material includes photographs; writings; a travel diary from a trip to Europe; and reports to the Red Cross from Italy and Egypt during World War II.

Dates of Materials: 1914-1997; Majority of material found within 1928-1960

Miscellaneous organizations collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00482
Abstract This collection contains small amounts of primarily printed materials on women's professional, social, political, charitable, and patriotic organizations. Also included are women's rights groups and organizations for consumer advocacy, ethnic and racial equality, community service, civic improvement, social welfare, labor advocacy, war relief, and animal rights. National and local organizations in the U.S. are represented, as well as other countries, especially Canada, England, Germany,...
Dates of Materials: 1824-2011 (ongoing)

Ms. Magazine records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00362
Abstract

The collection contains the office files of Ms. Magazine, a magazine edited, published, and written by women, focusing on women's issues and the women's movement, including fiction, poetry, readers' letters, and "No Comment" column on sexist journalism and ads.

Dates of Materials: 1907 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1996

N. Beatrice Worthy papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00188
Abstract

Business executive; Researcher; Affirmative action coordinator. The papers include correspondence, employment applications, writings, and printed material relating to her professional activities with the National Industrial Conference Board, the Commerce and Industrial Association of New York, Bell Laboratories, and AT&T. Also included are writings, and an oral history interview in which she describes her experiences as an African American professional woman, circa 1950s to 70s.

Dates of Materials: 1954-1984

Olive Beaupre Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00104
Abstract Publisher; Children's author; Teacher of English; and Christian Scientist. Founder of the publishing company, The Book House for Children, the first collection of children's literature graded to meet developing needs and abilities of children at different ages. Materials include published and unpublished writings, including creative short stories of her youth and extensively researched historical novels of her later years; correspondence; literary manuscripts; memorabilia; drawings;...
Dates of Materials: 1864-1992; Majority of material found within 1894-1958

Sorosis records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00356
Abstract Women's club. The Sorosis records include by-laws, constitutions, minutes, membership lists, yearbooks, programs, reports, histories, speeches, writings, clippings, subject files, memorabilia, publications, printed material, and scrapbooks. The Records document the club's advocacy of temperance, prison reform, and peace, as well as their programs in art, drama, education, and music. Included are bound copies of Executive Committee minutes (1884-1907, 1937-1965); and committee reports...
Dates of Materials: 1856-1972

Willarena Lamar Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00465
Abstract

Teacher, science; Principal. The papers consist of photographs, biographical material, correspondence pertaining to Williams' tenure as principal of Augustus R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering High School, a scrapbook covering Williams' life from elementary school through high school, a college journal (i.e. reflective essays on various topics), and drafts of speeches.

Dates of Materials: 1941-2001; Majority of material found within 1941-2001

Wonder Woman Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00343
Scope and Contents

The Wonder Woman Foundation Records contain letters of inquiry and related correspondence plus copies of nomination forms and supporting materials for its 1982"Woman Over 40 Program".

Dates of Materials: 1981-1982

Working Woman Magazine Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00348
Abstract

Collection includes published and unpublished letters to the editor, 1979-83.

Dates of Materials: 1979-1983

Zonta Club of the Northampton Area records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00349
Abstract

Zonta Club of the Northampton Area is a community service organization. The records include correspondence, minutes, agendas, programs, reports, newsletters, project files, membership files, clippings, publications, photos, awards and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1963 - 1992