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Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Hartman papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00289
Abstract Dean, Smith College School for Social Work; Professor, social work; Political activist; Editor. The Ann Hartman Papers consist of professional papers, including activities in professional organizations as editor for the journal Social Work and secretary for the National Association of Social Workers; course material from Smith and the University of Michigan; published writings and miscellaneous research files, including interview tapes for College Settlement House research; correspondence...
Dates of Materials: 1943 - 2012

Bel Kaufman papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00522
Abstract Author; Teacher; Lyricist. Papers consist of files pertaining to Kaufman's activities as a high school teacher, author, lecturer and public speaker; to her travels in Russia, where there has been an abiding interest in her grandfather, the author Sholom Alacheim; and to translations of her books into the Russian language. Materials relating to her written works include manuscripts, correspondence, contracts, and notes on Kaufman's published books Up the Down...
Dates of Materials: 1911 - 2012

Bertha Capen Reynolds papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00128
Abstract

Social worker and professor. Reynolds' professional career is well documented, including her years as associate director of the Smith College School for Social Work; as case supervisor at National Maritime Union; and as a teacher of social work. She also published numerous texts on the practice of social work. Material includes correspondence, published and unpublished writings, lectures, oral histories, and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1907-1994; Majority of material found within 1925-1979

Bulkley-Shelland family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00264
Abstract

The Bulkley-Shelland Family papers primarily includes material relating to Annie Dorothy Trickey, James Shelland, and Julia Ellen Bulkley. The collection contains family history, correspondence, photographs, lectures, travel diaries, and Julia Bulkley's high school scrapbook.

Dates of Materials: 1864-1961

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Eastern and Western New York, New Jersey and Northern and Southern New England. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1950

Business and professional conferences, 1935-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Northern and Southern Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend conferences unify Business and Professional clubs,...
Dates of Materials: 1935-1949

Business and professional conferences, 1924-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 20, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning weekend area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women in Texas-Louisiana, the Tri-State area (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota), Virginia and West Virginia. Weekend conferences are held between regional conferences to bring together Business and Professional clubs from a state or smaller region and connect on current issues and program. Minutes, reports, and newsletters give an overview of the events and themes of the conferences. Weekend...
Dates of Materials: 1924-1946

Business and professional women, 1933-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the east central region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together employed girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the east central conferences at Forest Beach. In addition, materials...
Dates of Materials: 1933-1950

Business and professional women, 1928-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 19, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional summer conferences in the Rocky Mountain and southern regions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional conferences bring together girls and women with common interest to unify them in their work, provide training and education, convey the national program and method and encourage fellowship beyond one's usual circles. Conference materials give an overview of events of the Rocky Mountain and Southern summer conferences. In...
Dates of Materials: 1928-1950

Business, professional, and industrial women, 1948-1952

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 22, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. experimental work with business, professional and industrial women. Materials concern studies of the business, industrial, and professional woman on topics such as motivation for working, ethics in the workplace, effects of class and status on work with employed women, and the self evaluation of local associations. Self evaluations are arranged by region then city. Also included are detailed descriptions of study methodology, analysis of results, and...
Dates of Materials: 1948-1952

Conferences, 1957-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 229, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. seminar on staff development and seminar on the role of administrators in staff development. Seminars include lectures and discussions led by professionals in the field of social work and includes common problems in staff development and personnel management, the role of the administrator in staff development, communication practices, staff relationships and volunteer development. Correspondence, worksheets and application forms prepare the attendee...
Dates of Materials: 1957-1960

Conferences, 1957-1958

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 229, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. seminar on administration. Through lectures and discussion groups the seminar for experienced administrators helps the YWCA of the U.S.A. administrator work within the "complex association structure" and manage volunteer staff and community relations. Preparatory materials sent to participants include reports and notes from previous lectures and studies of administrative practices including a workshop on the democratic process in YWCA of the U.S.A....
Dates of Materials: 1957-1958

Conferences, 1950-1951

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 229, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. staff meetings on supervision in the Southwest and Southeast. The two regional seminars are lead by Walter Kindelsperger and cover topics related to the supervision of staff and volunteers. Discussion sessions use records of supervisory conference to stimulate discussion. These supervisory conference records are transcripts of proceedings of a meeting between a supervisor and staff or other supervisor. Meeting results and reactions are recorded in...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1951

Conferences, circa 1950-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 229, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. staff development and training workshops. Staff development and training is an important aspect of leadership and association development in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Workshops cover a wide variety of topics and are targeted at different types of leaders or regions. Topics include program development, communications, community relationships, the democratic process of the YWCA of the U.S.A., managing expanding programs, Y-Teen leadership and programming,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1959

Diann L. Neu papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00532
Abstract Theologian; Feminist; Psychotherapist. Papers document Neu's education in theology; her work and activism re: articulating and advocating radical new forms of feminist theology, and in re-defining the role of women in the church; her participation in numerous conferences about women in the church; and materials pertaining to her two books, Return Blessings: Ecofeminist Blessings Renewing the Earth (2002) and Women's Rites: Feminist...
Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2011

Eastern Association for Physical Education of College Women records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00367
Abstract The Eastern Association for Physical Education of College Women (EAPECW) was founded in 1915 by various women directors of physical training from colleges in New England. This collection of EAPECW records documents the history and activities of the organization, as well as the establishment and development of physical education as a profession and as an academic discipline. Materials include photographs, correspondence and memorabilia. Topics covered include the benefits of physical...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1995; Majority of material found within 1950-1992

Education, 1919-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning summer schools for industrial and office workers. Workers' education programs include lessons on economics, labor organizing, and topics relating to women workers with some classes taught by faculty of the hosting schools. Materials include lesson plans, program assessments, articles, and the "Manual for teachers in workers' education."

Dates of Materials: 1919-1941

Ellen Gates Starr papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00151
Abstract Labor organizer; religious writer; settlement house worker; and founder, Hull House, Chicago. Papers represent 4 generations of the Starr family, primarily Ellen Gates Starr. Of particular interest is correspondence with Jane Addams pertaining to the founding of Hull House, as well as photographs and biographical information about Jane Addams. There is also extensive family correspondence and her writings on book binding and religion. Family material includes writings and letters of her aunt...
Dates of Materials: 1659 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1850-1970

Global Campaign for Microbicides records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00668
Abstract The Washington-based Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM), which engaged over 300 organizations worldwide from its founding in 1998 to the present, focused on encouraging the development of HIV/AIDS prevention methods that women could use autonomously, with no active partner participation. The collection contains a wide range of materials from published scientific research to documentation of the GCM's lobbying efforts in Washington, as well as personal correspondence and handwritten...
Dates of Materials: 1990-2011

Grant family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00066
Abstract

The Grant family papers include correspondence, diaries, account books and financial/legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, printed material, dating from 1778 to 1913. Topics include education, maintenance of Connecticut homestead, banking in Ohio, starting businesses in Nebraska and Illinois, and accounts of Mary Grant's experiences as a missionary in India and her death from cholera.

Dates of Materials: 1778-1913; Majority of material found within 1830-1870

Hale family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00071
Abstract

Papers consist of biographical material, artwork, artifacts, correspondence, speeches, photographs, writings, and memorabilia created or kept by Hale Family members and their Everett, Beecher, Gilman, Hooker, Perkins, Stowe, and Westcott relatives. Primarily documents the households of Nathan, Sr., and Sarah Preston (Everett) Hale; Edward Everett and Emily (Perkins) Hale; Ellen Day Hale; and Philip and Lilian (Westcott) Hale.

Dates of Materials: 1787 - 1988

Health, circa 1908-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 97, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning topics of health in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including health examination policies, mental hygiene, nurses work, Olympic games, shoe campaign, social education, social education in Labrador, the Women's foundation for health and miscellaneous pamphlets. Olympic materials address the matter of women participating in the international games as well as the United States' participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympic games under the Nazi regime. The shoe campaign describes aspects...
Dates of Materials: circa 1908-1950

Jewel Graham papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00525
Abstract

The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Jewel Graham, including a typescript of her unpublished memoir, which includes reflections on growing up as an African American girl in Springfield, Ohio, her education, her employment as professor at Antioch College, and her life-long service in the YWCA, from age 13, to becoming President of the National Board and of the World YWCA.

Dates of Materials: 1940-2008

Jorge Villarreal papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00474
Abstract

Physician; Professor; Reproductive rights advocate. Biographical materials, family photographs, correspondence, writings, and lectures documenting Villarreal's work pertaining to population issues and policies, birth control, and abortion rights primarily in his native Colombia. Much of the material is in Spanish.

Dates of Materials: 1953-2002

Judith Plaskow papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00565
Abstract Judith Plaskow was born in Brooklyn, NY. Her scholarly interests focus on contemporary religious thought with a specialization in Jewish feminist theology. She lectures frequently, and publishes in a wide range of scholarly journals. Her papers include published and unpublished writings and lectures by Plaskow and related correspondence, teaching syllabi and notes, personal correspondence, organization papers, religion and feminism conference materials, articles relating to the work life of...
Dates of Materials: 1949 - 2017

Leadership services, 1956-1958

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 235, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents The YWCA School for Professional Workers is a YWCA of the U.S.A. training course for new or early career professional staff to provide training to emerging leaders on the purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the role of the leader and the structure and function of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In addition, the school helps the attendees learn about their role as leaders in the YWCA and in implementing the objectives of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA. Correspondence, packets and workbooks...
Dates of Materials: 1956-1958

Louise Silbert Bandler papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00384
Abstract Louise Silbert Bandler was a psychiatric social worker and served as director of psychiatric social work at Massachusetts General Hospital, 1932-1944. She received an AB from Smith College in 1932, a MSW from the Smith College School for Social Work (SCSSW) in 1932, and a diploma from a SCSSW post-graduate course for supervisors and students in 1937.The collection include professional correspondence, lecture and seminar notes and teaching materials from Smith College and the SCSSW. Also...
Dates of Materials: 1929 - 1993

Marianne Robinson papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00754
Abstract

Marianne Robinson's letters, photographs, poetry, correspondence, and even invoices are fantastic primary sources for topics of the labor and women's movement, folk music, single motherhood, and activism. Her correspondence with Woody Guthrie might be of special interest.

Dates of Materials: 1948-2015

Mary E. Hunt papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00531
Abstract Theologian; Feminist; Professor. The Papers document Mary E. Hunt's career as a feminist theologian. Included are published and unpublished writings and lectures; audiovisual materials featuring Hunt; files on conferences and events she attended, and her travels. There is some biographical information, as well as a small amount of material documenting the Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER, founded in 1983 by Hunt and her partner, Diann L. Neu) and Women Crossing Worlds,...
Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2011

Mary Sheldon Barnes papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00217
Abstract

Professor and historian. Papers include creative and professional writings, artwork, diaries, teaching materials, scrapbooks, and photographs. The material provides insight into the coming of age and later professional academic life of a woman historian of the late 19th century. They are also a valuable source of information on the development of historiography. Correspondents include academics and fellow historians of the period.

Dates of Materials: 1857-1948; Majority of material found within 1880-1898