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COLLECTION Identifier: 83-M229

Records of Human Rights for Women, 1966-1978

Overview

Correspondence, memos, newsletters, etc., of Human Rights for Women, a research organization working on issues related to discrimination against women and the legal rights of women.

Dates

  • 1966-1978

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 records created by Human Rights for Women is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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

3.42 linear feet (3 cartons, 1 file box)
The archive contains by-laws, correspondence, memos, records of court cases and of fundraising, newsletters, reference material, and other.

Folder headings and alphabetical arrangement are those of Mary Eastwood.

HISTORY

Human Rights for Women was founded in December 1968, as "a corporation created exclusively for purposes of providing financial assistance for research on issues relevant to discrimination against women, litigation involving rights of women under the law, and educational projects on conditions concerning women."

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 83-M229

The records of Human Rights for Women were given to the Schlesinger Library in October 1983 by Mary Eastwood.

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: January 1984

By: Katherine Kraft
Link to catalog
Title
Human Rights for Women. Records of Human Rights for Women, 1966-1978: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00304

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.

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