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Women's rights

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Betsy Hartmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00808
Overview Betsy Hartmann is an activist and author of both fiction and nonfiction publications relating to activism on reproductive rights, women's rights, environmental policy, and American politics and foreign policy. This collection documents Hartmann's professional life, and includes her research, manuscripts, correspondence and speeches.
Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2019

Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00768
Overview 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

Countries collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00445
Overview The Countries collection is comprised predominantly of printed materials, with some photographs and manuscript materials. It focuses on the status of women, women's organizations, and feminist movements in over 140 countries. Related topics include sex roles; political rights; educational opportunities for women; biographical information on such notable individuals as Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, Indira Gandhi, Eva Peron, and Joan of Arc; plus information on women's organizations and conferences....
Dates of Materials: 1540-2006; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

International Alliance of Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00313
Overview Approximately half of the collection consists of programs and other material related to biennial conferences, in particular the 12th Congress held in Istanbul, 1935. Material from this Congress includes committee reports and resolutions, correspondence, programs, publicity, speeches, and memorabilia. Documentation for other conferences is more sparse, consisting mainly of programs. There are also official conference reports (1906-61) and general documents such as agendas, publicity, position...
Dates of Materials: 1906 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1973

Kathryn Kish Sklar papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00688
Overview Kathryn Kish Sklar is a pioneer of women's history. Her first book, Catharine Beecher: A Study in Domesticity,(1973) was followed by a dozen more books of which she was either the author or editor, along with numerous articles and chapters in books. She and her husabnd, Tom Dublin, were also pioneers in the Digital Humanities. In 1997, under the auspices of the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender, which they founded at SUNY Binghamton, Sklar and...
Dates of Materials: 1949 - 2012

Labor, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 296, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s policies and programs concerning employment for women. By the 1960's the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s focus in labor issues turns to matters of equal opportunity, equal pay and policies surrounding the treatment of women in the workplace. Letters of concern or support sent to politicians demonstrate the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s stance on laws and policies. Additional advocacy and education initiatives include a consultation to discuss issues and laws...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Outside organizations, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 297, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. doing work with similar goals including work with women and youth. The YWCA of the U.S.A. maintains an awareness of other organizations doing work within their scope and often collaborates with these organizations, attends or contributes to hosted conferences and seminars or shares skills and resources. Correspondence between the organizations may address the nature of the relationship and the types of work that are of...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Outside organizations: Women, 1926-1933

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 123, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Council of Women, a women's organization formed to facilitate the exchange of ideas, activities and methods of women's work, share information through publishing bulletins and collect and make available documents from participating organizations. In addition, the National Council of Women maintains a connection to the International Council of Women. Meeting records, pamphlets, correspondence and bulletins concern the progress made for the status of women, the...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1933

Outside organizations: Women, 1910-1925

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 123, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Council of Women, a women's organization formed to facilitate the exchange of ideas, activities and methods of women's work, share information through publishing bulletins and collect and make available documents from participating organizations. In addition, the National Council of Women maintains a connection to the International Council of Women. Meeting records, pamphlets, correspondence and bulletins concern the progress made for the status of women, the...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1925

Outside organizations: Women, circa 1918-1941

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 123, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs and the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s relationship to it. The federation is created to unite organizations of businesswomen, share conditions faced by professional and career women, work to achieve equitable treatment and recognition in the workplace, gather and share career opportunities and create a feeling of solidarity among career women. The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs is...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1941

Outside organizations: Women, circa 1919-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 123, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the women's organizations outside of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and their relationship to those organizations. Through the sharing of ideas, contributing to or attending conferences, participating in organization activities and committees or simply through awareness of other women's organizations, the YWCA of the U.S.A. contributes to the common cause of the betterment of women's lives. Included are documents concerning Altrusa Clubs, the Institute for Women's Professional...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1950

Rhonda Copelon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00693
Overview Lawyer. Papers include Legal documents and research, correspondence, teaching materials, published writings, panel presentations, notes, and audio and video recordings documenting Copelon's legal activism and teaching. Major topics include reproductive rights, domestic violence, international women's rights, AIDS legislation. Audio recordings include her course lectures for Women and Law, Law and Family, and Constitutional Law. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact...
Dates of Materials: 1971-2006

Rosalind Petchesky papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00639
Overview The collection contains extensive documentation of Rosalind Petchesky's long involvement in reproductive rights and health, sexual rights, women's rights and gender equality, population control, global justice and economic justice, and women's studies and gender studies in academia.
Dates of Materials: 1959 - 2009

Thomas Dublin papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00689
Overview Thomas Dublin has been a leader in the field of US women's labor history while also focusing on immigration history and ethnic studies. He and his wife founded the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, teaching and research materials, project files, published articles and books, teaching awards, and grant applications.
Dates of Materials: 1947 - 2012

Women's rights collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00397
Overview This collection contains both printed materials and original sources documenting the broad spectrum of women's rights struggles and movements from the late eighteenth century to the present, primarily in the United States. Materials include biographical writings on individuals who made significant contributions to women's rights; an important concentration of sources on women's rights conferences and conventions; records pertaining to the E.R.A. fight; records of the President's Commission on...
Dates of Materials: 1789-2000; Majority of material found within 1864-1983