Papers of Serena Yuan Volpp, 1988-1992
The papers of Serena Yuan Volpp contain flyers, brochures, clippings, and correspondence with Radcliffe College President Linda S. Wilson concerning efforts to establish a women's center at Harvard University. Also included are five Harvard and Radcliffe College women's event posters collected by Volpp.
- Volpp, Serena Yuan (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
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Copyright. Copyright in the papers of Serena Yuan Volpp may be held by their creators, or the creators' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Extent2 folders (1 folder, 1 oversize folder)
The papers of Serena Yuan Volpp contain flyers, brochures, clippings, and correspondence with Radcliffe College President Linda S. Wilson concerning efforts to establish a women's center at Harvard University. Also included are five Harvard and Radcliffe College women's event posters collected by Volpp: "Montreal Massacre Rememory Day," December 6, 1990?, "Radcliffe Union of Students Presents Women's Expo 89," 1989, "Take Back the Night," 1991?, "Take Back the Night," 1992, and "Women in the Arts Women's Expo '90," 1990.
Serena Yuan Volpp received a BA in women's studies and biology from Harvard University/Radcliffe College in 1992, an MD from the University of California, San Francisco, and an MPH from the University of California, Berkeley. A clinical associate professor in the department of psychiatry at New York University Grossman School of Medicine, Volpp previously worked at Bellevue Hospital, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in the Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession numbers: 2020-M23, 2020-M109
The papers of Serena Yuan Volpp were given to the Schlesinger Library by Serena Yuan Volpp in February and November 2020.
Processed: November 2020
By: Johanna Carll
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- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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- Processing of this collection was made possible by the Jeannette Ward Fund.
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