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Marriage -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

Betty Carter papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00506
Abstract

The Betty Carter Papers consist primarily of Carter's writings, as an authority on the subject of family and marriage therapy, about marriage, divorce and remarriage, and family dynamics.

Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2003

Carol Waldron diaries and legal documents

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00483
Abstract

Carol Waldron (1925-2007) was a mother of four who divorced her husband, became self-sufficient, and was active in the Lexington, Massachusetts branch of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in the 1970s. She was also diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1966. This collection consists primarily of her personal diaries, which are extraordinary both for their completeness and their candor about Waldron's life and feelings.

Dates of Materials: 1915 - 2002

Curtis-Iselin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00675
Abstract Artist; Journalist; Military spouse; Photographer; Sculptor. The papers primarily concern Sally Curtis and Lewis Iselin, but there is also considerable material and research pertaining to their friends and family. Biographical material spans from their childhoods to later years, featuring correspondence, clippings, and photographs about their personal and professional lives, including Sally Iselin's publishing career. Correspondence comprises the largest set of documents, dating from 1933 to...
Dates of Materials: 1904 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1945

Jane Whitbread papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00259
Abstract

Jane Whitbread was an editor and writer. The collection consists solely of material related to the research and writing of her book, After Super Mom: Working Mothers Talk About Their World. It contains questionnaires, responses and analyses of responses, correspondence, taped interviews, transcripts of interviews, and notes Whitbread kept in three travel notebooks.

Dates of Materials: 1978 - 1984

Margaret Sanger papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00138
Abstract Birth control advocate and nurse. Sanger, a sex reform activist, fought for women's rights to use contraceptives and founded both the national and international Planned Parenthood Federations. Papers include correspondence, writings, organizational and conference materials documenting her leadership of the American and international birth control movements. Also included are records of activities and events related to Sanger's personal life, tributes, travels, art work, family materials,...
Dates of Materials: 1761 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1900-1966

Margaret Sanger Research Bureau records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00320
Abstract The Margaret Sanger Research Bureau (MSRB) operated under numerous names and parent organizations from 1923 to 1974, providing birth control and infertility clicnical services to thousands of patients, and serving as a site for medical research and education on these topics. The MSRB records contain correspondence, printed material, clippings, books, glass slides, films, and a library of 59 books on birth control, sexuality, marriage, family, and related topics. Of particular interest are...
Dates of Materials: 1815 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1917-1969

Marie Manning papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00385
Abstract Columnist and novelist. The Manning Papers consist primarily of correspondence and writings. The writings contained in this collection, especially those relating to the Dear Beatrice Fairfax advice column, offer insight into the domestic and marital issues encountered by women. Correspondence includes letters from her friend Olivia Torrence which span a lifetime; letters between Manning and her son during World War II; as well as letters from Eleanor Roosevelt,...
Dates of Materials: 1901-2000; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

Marie Munk papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00111
Abstract

Lawyer, judge, and marriage counselor. The Marie Munk papers include correspondence, writings, and memorabilia. The collection documents her work on domestic relations, marriage counseling, juvenile delinquency, and women's rights. Of special interest are manuscripts, written in both English and German, on the position of women before and after World War I; her experiences as a judge in pre-Hitler Germany; and an oral history conducted at Smith College in 1971.

Dates of Materials: 1901-1976

Silvia Tennenbaum papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00499
Abstract Author. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, her family fled Nazi Germany in 1936 and eventually emigrated to America. She married Rabbi Lloyd Tennenbaum in 1951 (divorced 1986). Her first novel Rachel the Rabbi's Wife (1978) portrays her own life experiences. She also the author of the novel Yesterday's Streets (1981), about life amongst upper-middle class Jews in Frankfurt, Germany in the early twentieth century. Her papers include almost seventy years of personal journals beginning in 1944 with...
Dates of Materials: 1936 - 2013

Townsend-O'Brien-Hoffheimer family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00302
Abstract

Professor, languages; Naturalist; Civic volunteer; Army Intelligence officer, World War II; Author; Teacher. The Townsend-O'Brien-Hoffheimer Family papers consists primarily of correspondence between these three generations of women and other family; diaries of Smith College years for both mother and daughter.

Dates of Materials: 1878 - 1991