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COLLECTION Identifier: MC 1095

Center for Women Policy Studies subject files on domestic violence, 1975-1985

Overview

Collection consists of subject files relating to domestic violence maintained by the Center for Women Policy Studies. It includes manuals, reports, flyers, brochures, newsletters, etc., from various jurisdictions and institutions in the United States and Canada.

Dates

  • 1975-1985

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the Center for Women Policy Studies subject files on domestic violence as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

1.88 linear feet (4 + 1/2 file boxes)
Collection consists of subject files relating to domestic violence maintained by the Center for Women Policy Studies. It includes manuals, reports, flyers, brochures, newsletters, from various jurisdictions and institutions in the United States, Canada and Great Britain. The majority of the collection includes material related to child abuse, rape, and domestic violence against women. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

HISTORY

The Center for Women Policy Studies is an independent national multiethnic and multi-cultural feminist policy research and advocacy institution founded in 1972. The Center seeks to promote justice and equality for women through research publications, convening of conferences and seminars, and other advocacy efforts. The Center focuses on issues that have significant future implications for women including addiction, recovery, mental health issues, domestic violence, co-dependency, and eating disorders. The Center aims to incorporate the perspectives of women in the formation of public policy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2003-M74

The Center for Women Policy Studies subject files on domestic violence were given to the Schlesinger Library by the Center from Women Policy Studies in June 2003.

Processing Information

Processed: June 2021

By: Johanna Carll and Amber L. Moore

The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.  Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
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Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Sponsor
Processing of this collection was made possible by Patricia M. King/Schlesinger Library Director’s Fund, Barbara N. Kravitz Fund for the Schlesinger Library, Pforzheimer Fund for the Schlesinger Library, and Sybil Shainwald Fund at the Schlesinger Library.
EAD ID
sch02064

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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