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Found in 246 Collections and/or Records:

Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00768

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

Communism, socialism, and radical left politics collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00452

Includes printed materials, correspondence, journals and organizational records documenting women's involvement in socialist and communist movements in the United States, United Kingdom, and internationally. Individuals represented include Ella Reeve Bloor, Adeline Champney, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Dolores (Pasionaria) Ibarruri, Zelda Kahan, Rosa Luxembourg, Betty Millard, Kate Richards O'Hare, Anna Louise Strong, and Clara Zetkin.

Dates of Materials: 1891-1998

Community Division, 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division newsletters and proceedings of a workshop on mid-sized associations. The Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for services to local associations that support their role in the community, facilitate relationships with other associations and the national organization, their administrative functions and their role as part of a global organization. "Memos to Staff," later "Program Memos to Staff" are semi-regular newsletters or...
Dates of Materials: 1961-1970

Con Mu Topics, Volume 13, Number 2

 Item — Box 1409: [Barcode: 310183630220167], Folder: 30
Scope and Contents

A newsletter for the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, containing an article entitled "Octogenarians" about the longevity of the Smith College class of 1883.

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

Conventions, cancelled, 1944-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning preparations for the cancelled Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The theme as discussed in the bulletins is "The Times Demand." This theme looks at the changing role of women and girls, the changing job environment, and the changing international situation and how YWCA women can respond to these changes. In addition, the convention was to address changes to the constitution as investigated by the...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1945

Conventions, fifteenth, 1937-1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the international aspects, news and reports, worship services and program of the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. As part of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s strong ties to work in China and in response to the tensions between China and Japan, Madam Chiang Kai-Shek gives an address to the convention via radio. In addition there is a formal note of appreciation and greetings from the YWCA in China....
Dates of Materials: 1937-1938

Conventions, fourteenth, 1934-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. By 1936 convention are expected to be interracial with accommodations providing adequate accommodations to all without discrimination. The National Board's commitment to this ideals is reflected in the planning materials and an account of an issue with accommodating a delegate in the dorms of Colorado College. In addition to this matter, the Convention...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1936

Conventions, sixteenth, 1939-1940

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Sixteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In "Interracial Practices in Community YWCAs" evaluates are made as to the extent to which YWCA associations are inclusive in practice and purpose. A history of the race relations in the YWCA of the U.S.A. is given prior to exploring the current interracial practices, opportunities and efforts for improvements. Other materials include a report of the executive...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1940

Conventions, thirteenth, 1934

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 32, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Convention addresses given by YWCA members and special guests concern the role of government in economic recovery, the role and voices or organized women in labor and other political and social movements, racism and race relations in the United States, the Social Ideals of the Churches, war and peace, and changing social conditions. Other materials include...
Dates of Materials: 1934

Cosmopolitan Associates, Inc. records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00657

Women's club. Cosmopolitan Associates was a support organization formed after World War II for war brides of American servicemen to give them an affordable way to visit their families back in England and Europe. Records contain primarily monthly newsletters (1953-1978). There are also histories, photographs, clippings, printed materials, and a video biography of co-founder Enid K. Wood.

Dates of Materials: 1938-2004

Countries 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

Crime, prisons, and reform schools collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00424

Documents the activities and experiences of female criminals, the efforts of social scientists to understand them, the work of prison reformers to improve their treatment, and the changing approaches and methods used by the state to manage them. Material includes printed material, correspondence, drawings, reports, and unpublished papers that focus on the United States and England.

Dates of Materials: 1850-1992

Diana Lee Beach papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00619

The collection documents the work of Diana Beach, an Episcopal priest, including subject files and publications pertaining to women in religion and women's rights issues she encountered in her ministerial work, notably such family issues as alcoholism, divorce, and domestic violence; sex discrimination; and violence against women.

Dates of Materials: 1972-1985

Dunham family papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00246
Abstract Artist, photographer, homemaker, traveler, philanthropist, bacteriologist, pathologist, and financier. The Dunham Family Papers represent four generations of the Dunham, Parker, Kellogg, and Dows families. The collection documents the medical education, research and professional activities of doctors Carroll Dunham and Edward Kellogg Dunham, Jr.; the financial activities of Edward Kellogg Dunham Jr.; the World War I medical and the volunteer work of women, including Theodora Dunham Bodman;...
Dates of Materials: 1788 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1855 - 1951

Economics collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00432

Collection contains printed materials on economics as it relates to women in the U.S. Types of material include articles, newsletters, pamphlets, resource manuals, court hearings, and symposium proceedings. Includes women in the workforce, as economic equals, and as consumers. Material published by the U. S. Department of Labor, Joint Economic Committee, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United Nations.

Dates of Materials: 1858- 1990

Eleanor Brilliant collection of research materials on women's philanthropy

Identifier: SSC-MS-00765
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials about women and philanthropy gathered by Eleanor Brilliant, including annual reports, surveys, pamphlets, and press releases for local, state and national women's philanthropic agencies including the Women's Funding Network.

Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2015

Eleanor Ernst Timberg papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00308

Editor; Activist for children with disabilities; 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: 1905 - 2004

Eleanor Wiley Thayer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00161

Teacher of the blind and Music teacher. The papers consist of a small amount of correspondence and addresses relating to her work at the Perkins School for the Blind; course outlines, examples of braille music, concert programs, and workshop material document her role in developing music curriculum at Perkins. Also included are publications of the International Conference of Educators of Blind Youth and the American Association of Instructors of the Blind.

Dates of Materials: 1942-1991

Elizabeth A. Sackler papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00723

Elizabeth A. Sackler, the daughter of Arthur M. Sackler, a psychiatrist who made a fortune in the pharmaceutical business and a noted patron of the arts, has been a tireless advocate on behalf of American Indians and the repatriation of their sacred objects as well as a self-described "matron"of feminist art". Her papers include correspondence, reports, fundraising materials, A/V materials, photographs, and publications.

Dates of Materials: 1962 - 2017

Elizabeth Heard Bell papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00256

The Elizabeth Heard Bell papers include correspondence, diaries, subject files, clippings, and memorabilia. The subject files include material on many aspects of environmental activism, especially against nuclear energy.

Dates of Materials: 1955 - 1998

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00780

The collection contains personal and professional papers reflecting Elizabeth Kennedy's role as one of the pioneers in the field of Women's Studies and LGBTQ Studies as well as her activism, both in Buffalo, NY and in Arizona. Especially well documented is the emergence of Women's Studies as a viable academic field, as well as the opening up of American Studies and cultural anthropology.

Dates of Materials: 1951-2017

Employment 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

Families collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00391
Abstract Collection contains articles, bibliographies, books, greeting cards, leaflets, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, reports, and syllabi addressing "the family," including topics such as homemakers, housework, marriage, unwed mothers, and divorce. Includes feminist critique of marriage and the family by both well-known feminists and more mainstream writers and journalists. Contains documentation of the changes in American family structures and norms that resulted from the cultural...
Dates of Materials: 1829 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Family Diversity Projects records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00698

The Family Diversity Projects records date from 1993 to 2010 and document the organization's work in designing exhibits and authoring books that portray gay and lesbian families, multiracial families, families suffering from mental illnesses, people with disabilities, and transgender people.

Dates of Materials: 1993-2010

Fannie Simon papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630042017]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00694

Librarian; Assistant editor. The papers include Simon's unpublished manuscript, "Following Fannie in a Changing World," which focuses on the around-the-world trip she made with her college classmate, Margaret Hodges, in 1928-1929. There is also a small amount of correspondence related to the manuscript, a few photographs, newspaper clippings, and biographical material including a detailed resume.

Dates of Materials: 1898-1980

Foreign Division newsletters, 1914-1920

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 353, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. issues newsletters to share noteworthy events and developments from their activities abroad. The newsletters contain excerpts and summaries of reports and correspondence in addition to descriptions of YWCA activities around the world. The newsletter has several variant titles including, "Foreign News Items," "Foreign Association News," "Foreign Department Information" and "News from the Foreign Field." 

Dates of Materials: 1914-1920

Foreign Division newsletters to staff, 1920-1935

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 353, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

General correspondence from the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. to staff members working abroad. The letters update the staff on important developments in the YWCA of the U.S.A. in addition to sharing news and updates about Foreign Division secretaries. 

Dates of Materials: 1920-1935

Forward Together records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00717

Founded in 1989, Forward Together is a multi-racial organization dedicated to working for reproductive justice. The collection includes APIRH/ACRJ/Forward Together publications, VHS tape, and posters. Digital files include photographs, Board documents, staff information, staff planning and strategy session documents, Strong Families documents, Youth Organizing documents, and video footage.

Dates of Materials: 1998 - 2013

Frances Crowe papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00249
Abstract Frances Crowe was a major figure in peace and social justice activism in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. Her papers document decades of social justice activism in the Valley, including through local chapters of the American Friends' Service Committee, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Women Against the War, War Resisters' League, and Amnesty International. Materials in this collection include her writings, notes, photographs, posters, memorabilia, and...
Dates of Materials: 1930 - 2019