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SERIES Identifier: MC 623: T-200: Vt-177: DVD-57: MP-12: Phon-54

Series V. PAPERS OF OFFICERS: SYLVIA ROBERTS, 1970-1978 (#357.3-370.11, PD.6)


  • Creation: 1968-2008

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. The majority of the collection is open for research; restricted folders are noted. Some folders throughout are closed due to personal or sensitive material; all folders relating to Union negotiations (Series II, Subseries C) are closed until 2046. Researchers must obtain written permission of Legal Momentum to view the following folders: financial records (in Series IV and throughout) and board minutes (in Series III and VI) for 20 years after date of creation, legal correspondence files (in Series V and VIII) for 75 years after date of creation.

Letters from women seeking legal assistance have been redacted; material in folders #361.15-363.3 and #430.3-438.2 has been redacted and is open for research; material in folders #371.1-371.4 has been redacted but researchers must also obtain written permission of Legal Momentum before viewing the folders.

An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.


265.42 linear feet ((635 file boxes, 3 half file boxes) plus 1 folio box, 3 folio+ folders, 10 photograph folders, 59 audiotapes, 21 videotapes, 1 DVD, 2 motion pictures, 1 phonograph record, 2 objects, electronic records)

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

The preeminent research library on the history of women in the United States, the Schlesinger Library documents women's lives from the past and present for the future. In addition to its traditional strengths in the history of feminisms, women’s health, and women’s activism, the Schlesinger collections document the intersectional workings of race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class in American history.

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