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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 174 Collections and/or Records:

Susan Ribner papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00725
Abstract

Susan Ribner was most noted as a practitioner, teacher, and champion of women's participation in martial arts. Ribner's papers document the feminist martial arts, self-defense and anti-violence movements of the 1970s and 80s in New York City.

Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2015

Susan Rosenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00713
Abstract

Author; Poet; Political activist; Prison reformer; Educator. Papers are primarily associated with her sixteen years in prison (1984-2001) and include correspondence, legal documents, photographs, poetry and essays written by Rosenberg, course work, her Master's thesis, and syllabi for courses she taught while incarcerated. Of particular interest are the personal journals she kept during her time in prison.

Dates of Materials: 1966 - 2011

Swanee Hunt papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00721
Abstract Ambassador; Clergy member; Composer; Feminist; Foundation executive; Marriage counselor; Philanthropist; Political activist; Professor; Photographer; Reproductive health advocate; Rancher. The papers well document Ambassador Hunt's service as the American Ambassador in Austria during a most volatile period and her efforts to provide programming to assist, especially women, in the aftermath of the break up of the Soviet Union and during the Bosnian War. Materials include correspondence,...
Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2015

Theater collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00450
Abstract

The collection documents the work of women in the performing arts, especially American actresses, women playwrights, and dancers. There are biographical files on individuals; articles and dissertations; several contemporary plays by women; and printed material on women filmmakers and feminist theater.

Dates of Materials: 1843 - 1985

Thomas Dublin papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00689
Abstract

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

Tonya Gonnella Frichner papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00703
Abstract

Lawyer; President and Founder, American Indian Law Alliance; Professor of Native American History, Law and Human Rights. Primarily professional papers. Major topics include social conditions and legal status of North American Indians, and related issues such as health care, environmental issues, land rights, and international rights of indigenous peoples.

Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2014

Training and Access Working Group records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00750
Abstract

Founded in 1995, TAWG (Training and Access Working Group) is a clearinghouse of more than two dozen local, state and national organizations working together to ensure the continued availability of well-trained abortion providers. The papers contain meeting agendas, minutes, participant lists, notes, correspondence, brochures and publications by others.

Dates of Materials: 1976 - 2005

Valerie Harms papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00288
Abstract Publisher, Magic Circle Press; Editor; Consultant; Instructor; Therapist. The Papers include personal and professional correspondence; articles; proposals; unpublished manuscripts, notes, and research files for Harms' writings, including Voices From Within: Women Prisoner's Poetry, and her unpublished novels; copies of her books; Magic Circle Press material; conference and workshop material on the "Intensive Journal method"; and audio tapes from...
Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2014

Vida Dutton Scudder papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00140
Abstract Professor, English; Founder, College Settlements Association; Settlement house worker; Pacifist; Religious writer; and Social reformer. Papers consist of printed material, writings, photographs, and correspondence. Including letters to Margaret Storrs Grierson, Smith College Archivist and Director of the Sophia Smith Collection. Journals include her College Settlement Association notebook; six journals containing the original draft of her autobiography as well as personal reflections; and...
Dates of Materials: 1883-1979

Violence Against Women collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00410
Abstract

Collection documents efforts to draw attention to and provide resources and support for women victimized by violence. Topics include domestic violence, pornography, rape and sexual assault, shelters, counseling services, and legal support for victims. Materials include creative writing and personal stories, national legislation, reports, newsletters, and a variety of printed material.

Dates of Materials: 1967-1990

Voices from Inside records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00741
Abstract

This collection is primarily comprised of the creative output created by participants, incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women of Western Massachusetts, of the on-going Voices from Inside program, a volunteer organization which holds poetry workshops, publishes anthologies, holds public readings, and generally seeks to give voice to women who are or have been within the criminal justice system through the poetry they create.

Dates of Materials: 2000 - 2019

Voices of American Homemakers Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00419
Abstract

Oral Histories of 182 American homemakers (172 audio tapes and 182 transcripts).

Dates of Materials: 1981 - 1985

Winnifred Wygal papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00617
Abstract YWCA worker. The Winnifred Crane Wygal Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life and include biographical materials, correspondence, memorabilia, notebooks, administrative planning files, subject files, and writings. The bulk of the papers date from 1932 to 1958 and focus on Wygal's work planning religious services, writing religious program materials, and as a speaker and discussion leader for the YWCA and for other religious groups. Wygal's notebooks (1932-58)...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1972; Majority of material found within 1932-1958

Witchcraft collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00647
Abstract

This subject collection contains primarily printed materials on the history of witches and witchcraft in the U.S. The bulk of the collection consists of research files and published sources collected by Virginia Clegg Gamage pertaining to the history of witches and witchcraft; the European witch hunts and witch trials of Salem, Massachusetts; and the practice of witchcraft in the 20th century.

Dates of Materials: 1857-2007

Women Ambassadors Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00204
Abstract

Collection consists mostly of oral histories conducted and collected by Morin of women ambassadors and state department employees, conducted in 1984, for her book, Her Excellency (1995). The collection also contains research files and typescripts of her book, Her Majesty, and a proposal and outline for a book, Madam Ambassador.

Dates of Materials: 1916 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1990

Women of color collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00439
Abstract The Women of Color Collection consists primarily of published material relating to the status of women of color in the United States. Includes printed materials, bibliographies, position papers, the Indian School Journal, unpublished position papers from the Wesleyan College Center for Research on Women, A Resource Guide of American Indian-Alaskan Native Women, and reports from conferences on the educational and occupational...
Dates of Materials: 1903-1992

Women: position and progress collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00431
Abstract

Collection contains manuscripts and published material, including books dating from the early nineteenth century. The collection consists primarily of published sources such as lectures, sermons, and printed material; but also includes a significant amount of unusual and unique material such as household bills and inventories, letters, lists, and notes.

Dates of Materials: 1804-2001

Women's clubs collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00485
Abstract

Collection of files on women's clubs in the United States, primarily in New England.

Dates of Materials: 1812-1995

Women's Health Specialists of California records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00790
Abstract Founded in 1975 as the Chico Feminist Women's Health Center (FMWH) by a collective of women dedicated to the women's health movement, the organization, subsequently namedthe Women's Health Specialists of California, offers women in northern California access to reproductive health care, including abortion services, adoption services, and education. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, A/V, reports, publications, legal documents, clinic incident logs, scrapbooks, and...
Dates of Materials: 1967 - 2017

Women's Interfaith Institute records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00734
Abstract Women's Interfaith Institute (WII) was founded in 1992 as a support network for clergywomen in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts by Yale Divinity School graduate Reverend Allison Stokes. The collection contains minutes and records of board and annual meetings, financial records, grant information and requests, correspondence, mailings to members and "friends", promotional material and other organizational records from the WII's Berkshires location. it also includes papers on local...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2019

Women's liberation collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00408
Abstract This collection documents the mid-20th century women's liberation movement in the United States. Materials include printed material, bibliographies, book reviews, books, catalogs, correspondence, position papers, publicity, questionnaires, reports, resolutions, speeches, photographs and audiotapes. There is also memorabilia and ephemera. Also included are organizational files of the National Organization for Women, and local groups such as New York City's Redstockings and Berkeley's Women's...
Dates of Materials: 1959-2006; Majority of material found within 1966-78

Women's rights collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00397
Abstract 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...
Dates of Materials: 1789-2000; Majority of material found within 1864-1983

World War I, 1919

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 153, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

"An Industrial Notebook" is a compilation of materials gathered by the Industrial Committee of the War Work Council of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concerning the effect World War II has on industry. The notebook is divided into topical sections that the holder of the notebook adds to as the Industrial Committee sends additional pages. 

Dates of Materials: 1919

YWCA, 1910-1940

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 160, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

YWCA of the U.S.A. yearbooks and documents concerning services to "young matrons" and home makers. Yearbooks contain directories of board members, associations and foreign secretaries in additions to statistical summaries of the year. Documents relating to services to young matrons include notes and data collected concerning services to young married women and housewives or homemakers. 

Dates of Materials: 1910-1940