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COLLECTION Identifier: 84-M6

Papers of Thomas L. Cunningham, 1972-1974


Correspondence, notes, minutes, etc., of Thomas L. Cunningham, a member of the Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization for Women.


  • 1972-1974

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted.

As of November 2015, written permission from the National Organization for Women is no longer required for access to this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Thomas L. Cunningham 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.


.63 linear feet ((1+1/2 file boxes) plus 1 supersize folder)

The collection contains correspondence, notes, minutes, and task force records relating to Cunningham's work as a member of the Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Folder headings were created by Cunningham.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 84-M6

The papers of Thomas L. Cunningham were given to the Schlesinger Library in January 1984 by Thomas L. Cunningham.


The following items have been removed from the collection:

  1. Clippings and other published material were transferred to the vertical files.


  1. Box 1: 1-16
  2. Box 2: 17-23

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: February 1984

By: Katherine Kraft

Cunningham, Thomas L.. Papers of Thomas L. Cunningham, 1972-1974: 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

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