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COLLECTION Identifier: Vt-79

Women Economists Oral History Videotape Collection, 1994-1995


Videotaped interviews of women economists by Alberta R. Edwards, economist.


  • 1994-1995

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. With the exception of Patricia E. Bowers, copyright in the interviews in the Women Economists Oral History Videotape Collection is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Patricia E. Bowers retains copyright in her interview.

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


8 videotapes
These videotapes contain seven interviews with women economists by Alberta R. Edwards, and Edwards's own recollections. Topics covered are family background, education, career path, and attitudes of colleagues and supervisors in the workplace. See A/E259 for one folder containing the curricula vitae of Edwards and the seven interviewees.

All interviews are on 1/2 inch videotape with sound and color.


After her retirement from Schering-Plough International, where she was vice-president for public affairs, Alberta R. Edwards recorded her own recollections and interviewed seven other women economists who had careers in business, banking, and at universities.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 95-M159

These videotapes were given to the Schlesinger Library in November 1995 by Alberta R. Edwards.

Processing Information

Processed: April 1997

By: Katherine Herrlich
Link to catalog
Edwards, Alberta R., collector. Women Economists Oral History Videotape Collection: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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