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Found in 1031 Collections and/or Records:

Abortion and Birth Control Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00786
Abstract

The Abortion and Birth Control Committee was a pre-Roe v. Wade committee associated with Valley Women's Center in Western Massachusetts that attempted to connect people with reproductive health services when such services were difficult to obtain. The collection contains the newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, forms, and correspondence of the Committee.

Dates of Materials: 1969-1974

Adaline Pendleton Satterthwaite papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00519
Abstract

Physician; Birth control advocate. The papers include extensive correspondence, diaries, medical records and reports, photographs, writings, and subject files pertaining to Satterthwaite's career as a physican, birth control pioneer, and internationally renowned expert in family planning. The collection is rich in materials documenting Satterthwaite's work in family planning in Puerto Rico, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and China.

Dates of Materials: 1917-2005; Majority of material found within 1917-2003

Africa, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 230, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Liberia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division works to develop associations for women and girls in Africa and to develop leadership so that the associations can one day be independent. American secretaries stationed in Africa develop programming, train local leaders and girls and report back to the Foreign Division. Secretaries' reports and correspondence describe the cultural, social and political context...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960

Africa, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 230, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togoland and Uganda. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. works to develop associations for women and girls in Africa and to develop leadership so that the associations can one day be independent. American secretaries stationed in Africa develop programming, train local leaders and girls and report back to the Foreign Division. Secretaries' reports and correspondence describe the cultural,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

Africa, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in West Africa and the history of association work throughout Africa. Proceedings, notes and reports of the West Africa conference of YWCA's summarize and assess the conference proceedings and experience. At the conference, women from associations in West Africa hear presentations concerning and discuss topics such as the status of women, western influence in Africa, family and marriage, and leadership. In addition, conference reports...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

Aileen C. Hernandez papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00730
Abstract Aileen C. Hernandez (1926-2017) was a Black feminist known for her roles as an original Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and as the second president of the National Organization for Women (NOW). She was an active member of more than 100 activist and community-based organizations concerned with racial justice, women’s equality, economic equity, fair housing, education, and other social issues. The Aileen C. Hernandez papers document decades of activism by a...
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014

Alabama, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156023], Reel: 161, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning local associations in Alabama arranged alphabetically by community covering Montgomery through Selma. Local association files may include constitutions, histories of the association, reports from visiting secretaries, documents concerning volunteers and personnel, cooperation with other organizations and buildings and finance. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

Alice Recknagel Ireys papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00303
Abstract Landscape architect, Instructor. Papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, financial records, notes, plant lists, sketches, renderings, plans, photographs, drafts and typescripts of writings, and handouts prepared for teaching. The materials are primarily related to Ireys' professional life. The main subject of her papers is the approximately 800 gardens she designed over her sixty-five year career, a period of transition in the field of landscape architecture from the large...
Dates of Materials: 1885-2001; Majority of material found within 1950-2000

Alice Weld Tallant papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00158
Abstract

Physician, Settlement house worker, Relief worker, World War I. Small collection related to Tallant's medical career at Joy Settlement and St. Martha's House, Philadelphia, and in France during World War I.

Dates of Materials: 1896-1958

Alison Bechdel papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00633
Abstract Alison Bechdel is a lesbian cartoonist best known for her comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. The collection documents her illustrative and written works. It includes extensive drafts, drawings, and notes (referred to by Bechdel as sketches) that formed the basis for her comics from the mid-1980s onwards. Other material includes business correspondence, character and topic development files, manuscript edits, fan mail, interviews, reviews, publicity materials,...
Dates of Materials: 1975 - 2021

All Volunteer Escort Service for the Summit Women's Center records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00546
Abstract

Abortion rights advocacy group. Videotapes, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the anti-abortion protestors who formed around the Summit Medical Center, an abortion clinic in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Also contains court documents pertaining to a federal suit filed against some protestors.

Dates of Materials: 1995-2002

Alliance Against Women's Oppression records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00699
Abstract International women of color organization, Welfare rights activists, Reproductive rights and Women's health advocates. The Records are primarily related to the Bay Area Chapter of the Alliance and contain documents that articulate and demonstrate the challenges of developing a revolutionary mass organization through position and discussion papers, drafts, and publications produced by the Alliance. There is abundant documentation of the processes of coalition and social investigation that...
Dates of Materials: 1980-1989

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

Anne Burlak Timpson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00241
Abstract Communist Party official, Labor organizer. Papers include include correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, interviews, audiovisual materials, and an unfinished autobiography. Subject and organization files are a boon to anyone interested in the history of the Communist Party of the U.S.A. (CPUSA), U.S.-Soviet relations, and peace and justice organizations. Timpson's indictments under the Smith and McCarran Act are well documented, as are other U.S. Communists...
Dates of Materials: 1886-2003; Majority of material found within 1912-2003

Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00682
Abstract Author; Poet; Aviator. Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, memorabila, scrapbooks, and printed materials. The writings series includes notes, manuscript drafts, galley proofs, published works, correspondence, reviews, clippings, and other materials collected by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Charles Lindbergh, family members, and editors during the composition of AML's works, especially North to the Orient, ...
Dates of Materials: 1892-1993

Annetta Thompson Mills papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00455
Abstract

Missionary; Teacher. Collection consists primarily of materials about the life of Annetta Thompson Mills and the history of the Yantai (Chefoo) School for the Deaf in Yantai, China.

Dates of Materials: 1857 - 1993

Annette Kar Baxter papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00258
Abstract Professor of American Studies and Women's Studies. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; writings and notes; and teaching materials; research and organization files focusing primarily on her years as a professor at Barnard College and her administrative responsibilities there. Her papers reveal the thrills and frustrations that come with advancing new disciplines, American Studies and Women's Studies, while advocating traditional, single-sex educational programs....
Dates of Materials: 1905-1984

Anniversary, 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning planning for celebrations of the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement. Pamphlets from the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the officers of the American Centennial Observance and Celebration appeal for a centennial fundraising drive describing the national and international work of the YWCA and its effect on the development of young women. Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Advanced Gifts Committee concern fundraising...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1955

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Community organization and corporation gifts committee documents concerning fundraising for the YWCA of the U.S.A. Centennial Fund, a fund in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the organization of the first YWCA. The community organization committee is responsible for planning local association engagement and providing guidance to community leaders for leading fund raising. Gudebooks include suggested methods of solicitation, practices for securing and reporting pledges, advice for...
Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1955

Anniversary, circa 1950-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning planning for celebrations of the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement. Centennial celebrations and programming include a national fundraising campaign, membership drives, publicity campaigns and community engagement. The programs hope to strengthen the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and increase community awareness. Committees are tasked with specific areas of responsibility for centennial celebrations including membership development,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1955

Anniversary, 1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Reports of daily activities concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. centennial celebration activities celebrating the centennial anniversary of Young Women's Christian associations worldwide. Staff and committee members working on the centennial committees report of daily activities and progress towards meeting their assigned responsibilities. 

Dates of Materials: 1955

Anniversary, 1954

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Reports of daily activities concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. centennial celebration activities celebrating the centennial anniversary of Young Women's Christian associations worldwide. Staff and committee members working on the centennial committees report of daily activities and progress towards meeting their assigned responsibilities. 

Dates of Materials: 1954

Anniversary, 1953

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Reports of daily activities concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. centennial celebration activities celebrating the centennial anniversary of Young Women's Christian associations worldwide. Staff and committee members working on the centennial committees report of daily activities and progress towards meeting their assigned responsibilities. 

Dates of Materials: 1953

Anniversary, 1952

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents

Reports of daily activities concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. centennial celebration activities celebrating the centennial anniversary of Young Women's Christian associations worldwide. Staff and committee members working on the centennial committees report of daily activities and progress towards meeting their assigned responsibilities. 

Dates of Materials: 1952

Anniversary, circa 1952-1956

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. essay contest, fund, chairmen's reports and gifts for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement worldwide. In order to encourage member support and participation in centennial celebrations an essay contest with the theme "What YWCA membership means to me" is offered. The contest flier and report explain the rules and purpose. The Centennial Fund has a goal set of raising five-million dollars, two-third of which is to be...
Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1956

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. program of activities and fundraising for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement worldwide. The Centennial Observance and Celebration includes a fundraiser and celebration of Young Women's Christian associations with the aims of increasing membership, community engagement and support. Documents include planning materials and programs for the inaugural luncheon, correspondence concerning the Congress of Industrial...
Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1955

Anniversary, 1950-1952

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. presentation concerning the Centennial Campaign Fund and documents concerning the John Price Jones Company's plan for the Centennial Campaign Fund. In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the YWCA worldwide the YWCA of the U.S.A. proposes celebrations, membership drives and fundraising. The National Board presentation provides an overview of the history of the Young Women's Christian associations worldwide and in the United States followed by...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1952

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. program of activities and publicity for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement worldwide. The Centennial Observance and Celebration is a fundraiser and celebration of Young Women's Christian associations with the aims of increasing membership, community engagement and support. Correspondence and guides sent to local associations suggest activities, services and programs for celebrating the centennial anniversary at...
Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1955

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. program of activities and fundraising for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement worldwide. The Centennial Observance and Celebration is a fundraiser and celebration of Young Women's Christian associations with the aims of increasing membership, community engagement and support. Publications, arranged alphabetically by title, include program guidebooks, fundraising guidebooks, fundraising pamphlets, pamphlets...
Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1955

Argentina and Bolivia, 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with the YWCA of Argentina and the YWCA of Bolivia. Annual reports of the YWCA of Argentina to the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. provide an overview of the activities of the association, the needs of the women in Argentina and the context in which the association operates. Correspondence with Lenor Stok de Llovet covers more administrative matters, requests for assistance and smaller updates on association work. Addition...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1960