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Feminism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Aileen C. Hernandez papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00730
Abstract

Comprised of correspondence, reports, research notes, surveys, audiovisual materials, and newspaper clippings from the papers of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader. These papers document the life of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader.

Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014

Alice Gorton Hart papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00227
Abstract

Poet and teacher. Primarily personal journals and notebooks, with inserts, dated from 1948 to 1988. Her undergraduate life at Smith is well documented. Materials from student life at Smith in the 1950s are included. Later journals document her marriage, friendships, and close relationship with her mother. Among the subjects she explored were poetry, women's spirituality, dreams, and the feminist movement. There are also poems and writings and a letter from Aldous Huxley.

Dates of Materials: 1948-1988

Amy Richards papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00702
Abstract

Author; Activist; Co-founder, Third Wave Foundation; Feminist; Organizer. Papers include Richards' correspondence re: speaking engagements, research materials for her book, Opting In, and printed materials on various topics including the Third Wave Feminist movement, grassroots organizing, and motherhood.

Dates of Materials: 1995-2012

Andrea Ayvazian papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00760
Abstract

Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism consultant, a teacher, a folk singer and published poet, a college dean of religous life, and a pastor.

Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2015

Barbara Love research files regarding Feminists Who Changed America

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00664
Abstract Barbara J. Love is a feminist activist and writer. Among other projects she founded the Pioneer Feminist Project, which resulted in publication of Feminists Who Changed America (2006), the first comprehensive directory to document many of the founders and leaders, including both well-known and grassroots organizers of the Second Wave Women's Movement.The collection includes administrative files for the project, as well as the biographical files pertaining to...
Dates of Materials: 1999 - 2010

Carolyn G. Heilbrun papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00274
Abstract Carolyn Gold Heilbrun was born 13 January, 1926. She was Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University from 1960-1992, specializing in British Modernism, and published more than a dozen mystery novels under the pseudonym Amanda Cross, plus nine scholarly books. Her papers include personal correspondence and professional papers, including writings (published and unpublished), research files, teaching material, speeches and professional activities. The collection also...
Dates of Materials: 1945 - 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

Conferences, 1954

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 228, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of 1954 YWCA of the U.S.A. regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include role of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1954

Conferences, 1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1960 YWCA of the U.S.A. southwestern and western regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics...
Dates of Materials: 1960

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. central and eastern regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors. Conference topics include...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. southeastern, southwestern and western regional conferences and documents concerning workshops on buildings at each regional conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conferences, 1951-1952

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 11
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1951 YWCA of the U.S.A. central, eastern and western regional conferences. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as well as prominent members of the community and visitors covering topics such...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1952

Conferences, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 229, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the World Conference of Christian Youth and general materials on conferences in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The World Conference for Christian Youth in Travancore, India is a chance for delegates from Christian Youth organizations to meet and discuss their role in the social, political, spiritual and economic challenges of the world. Documents include correspondence and reports from the American Committee for the Third World Conferences of Christian Youth, conference reports...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Convention, 1967 , 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning and proceedings of the 1967 National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. including information regarding delegates, forum sessions, meditations, programs and reports. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. In addition to delegates from local associations, the convention...
Dates of Materials: 1967

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 288, microdex: 12
Scope and Contents Songbook, press releases, pre-convention meeting minutes, convention program and selected speeches from the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Press releases include announcements of important actions such as the adoption of the elimination of racism as a program emphases and reproductions of key speeches. Also included is a sample press release that local associations can use to send to local press. Pre-convention meetings are held at local associations or regionally...
Dates of Materials: 1970

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Official report of the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. The report summarizes general convention sessions including actions, reports from divisions and groups and business sessions. Speeches from principal guests are not included in the report and can be...
Dates of Materials: 1970

Convention, 1970, 1970 April 13-14

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Stenographer's proceedings of the first and second days of the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. 

Dates of Materials: 1970 April 13-14

Convention, 1970, 1970 April 17

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Stenographer's proceedings of the fifth day of the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. 

Dates of Materials: 1970 April 17

Convention, 1970, 1970 April 18

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Stenographer's proceedings of the sixth day of the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. 

Dates of Materials: 1970 April 18

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty fifth National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Student Assembly. The National Student Assembly is the national governing body for the student associations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. The assemblies meet to discuss issues of national importance to student groups, set policy, adopt changes to bylaws and report to the convention. Minutes of the assembly and planning committee summarize the discussions and planning process. Correspondence, newsletters...
Dates of Materials: 1970

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National Young Adult Assembly of the YWCA of the U.S.A. at the twenty fifth national convention. The Young Adult Assembly is the national governing body of the young adult constituency meeting to vote on leadership, make recommendations to the convention and discuss the issues of importance to the young adult members of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Assembly proceedings are reported in an outline and other documents include memorandums and announcements concerning the...
Dates of Materials: 1970

Convention, 1970, 1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Registration forms, pre-convention memorandums and the call to convention for the Y-Teen meetings at the twenty fifth YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention. 

Dates of Materials: 1970

Countries collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00445
Abstract 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

Cynthia Propper Seton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00142
Abstract

Author. Papers consist primarily of typescripts of Seton's columns, essays, and novels; biographical material; detailed correspondence; and a few photographs. Major themes addressed in the papers are Smith College; the city of Northampton; the social movements of the 1960s (especially the women's movement); the impact of feminism on middle-aged women; and writing.

Dates of Materials: 1946 - 1982

Dedication services, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 289, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents

Programs and clippings from the dedication services of new YWCA of the U.S.A. local association buildings and facilities and a sample service of dedication to be adapted by local associations. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Dolores Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00582
Abstract Writer; Reporter; Lesbian activist. The Dolores Alexander Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and other documents pertaining to Alexander's work as a writer (freelance and as employed by Time, Inc.); files pertaining to Alexander's activism in NOW, Women Against Pornography, and to broader feminist and lesbian issues; files documenting the history of Mother Courage Restaurant in New York; books and audiovisual materials on the subject of achieving financial independence, and...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1998; Majority of material found in 1960s-70s

Dorothy Pitman Hughes papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00733
Abstract Dorothy Pitman Hughes is a civil rights feminist activist, movement leader and author. In the collection there are: fliers, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, proposals, certificates, and photographs. Of special interest, though in very fragile condition, are several issues of The Black Panther,the party's official newspaper. This collection also includes one oversize copy of Dan Bagan's 2014 black and white photograph of Dorothy Pitman Hughes and Gloria...
Dates of Materials: 1964 - 2016

Edith Konecky papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00716
Abstract

Author; Feminist. The Papers document Konecky's literary career including manuscripts and drafts of early writings and published works; correspondence related to her publications and fan mail; book reviews; and publicity. There is little personal material.

Dates of Materials: 1957 - 2011

Elisabeth Israels Perry papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00823
Abstract

Elisabeth Israels Perry was a twentieth century historian whose scholarship revolved around nineteenth and twentith century feminism and women’s political action. The Elisabeth Israels Perry papers document Perry’s career from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2012

Ellen Shumsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00493
Scope and Contents

Writings about lesbian and feminist issues by Shumsky and others; fliers; minutes of meetings of Radical Lesbians (NYC); other printed materials; photographs (photocopies); and 7 issues of the newspaper, Come Out. The photographs are identified and provide excellent documentation of women together - working, relaxing, marching, etc., and the written and printed materials offer a very good record of aspects of radical gay and lesbian political activism.

Dates of Materials: 1969-1972