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COLLECTION Identifier: 90-M152

Records of the National Council for Research on Women, 1978-1989


Minutes, mailings, publications, etc., of the National Council for Research on Women, a national network of organizations concerned with women's issues.


  • 1978-1989

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the National Council for Research on Women 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.


8 linear feet ((8 cartons) plus electronic records)

Collection includes board and executive committee minutes, annual meeting material, mailings, publications, etc. The National Council for Research on Women's web site is being captured periodically as part of Harvard University Library's Web Archive Collection service (WAX); searchable archived versions of the web site will be available through this finding aid in 2010.


Founded in 1981, the National Council for Research on Women is a national network of organizations representing the academic community, policymakers and others interested in women’s issues. It seeks to bring institutional resources to bear on feminist research, policy analysis, and educational programs addressing legal, economic, and social inequities. To this end, it acts as a clearinghouse; conducts and promotes collaborative research on women in development, and race, class, and gender issues; and sponsors seminars.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 90-M152

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Patricia Miller King Papers, 1864, 1882-1995 (MC 711).

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: October 1992

National Council for Research on Women (U.S.). Records of the National Council for Research on Women, 1978-1989: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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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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