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COLLECTION Identifier: A/R456; T-183

Papers of Consuelo Reyes Calderón, 1969-1980

Overview

Slides, slide lists, scripts, and audiotapes for slideshows produced by Reyes Calderón on the women's suffrage movements in the United States and Great Britain, as well as audiotapes relating to Mabel Vernon and the National Woman's Party.

Dates

  • 1969-1980

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Consuelo Reyes Calderón 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 folder
145 slides
8 audiotapes
The papers of Consuelo Reyes Calderón include slides, slide lists, scripts, and audiotapes for slideshows produced by Reyes Calderón on the women's suffrage movements in the United States and Great Britain. Also included are audiotapes relating to Mabel Vernon and the National Woman's Party.

BIOGRAPHY

Consuelo Reyes Calderón was born in 1904 in San Jose, Costa Rica. She worked for 15 years in the Secretariat of the Apostolado de la Oración, and from 1942 to 1982, she lived in Washington, DC, where she studied social service at Catholic University and was active in Catholic women's activities. Soon after arriving in Washington, she joined the People's Mandate Committee, where she met Mabel Vernon, with whom she shared an apartment beginning in 1951.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 80-M86

The papers of Consuelo Reyes Calderón were given to the Schlesinger Library by Consuelo Reyes Calderón in May 1980.

Processing Information

Processed: May 1980

By: Anne Engelhart

Updated with additional description: June 2021

By: Johanna Carll

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 the Pforzheimer Fund for the Schlesinger Library, the Sybil Shainwald Fund at the Schlesinger Library, and the Jeannette Ward Fund.
EAD ID
sch01712

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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