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COLLECTION Identifier: B-5

Records of the Institute of Women's Professional Relations, 1928-1941

Overview

Minutes, reports, studies, interviews, etc., of the Institute of Women's Professional Relations, which worked to raise the level and number of women in professional positions.

Dates

  • 1928-1941

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 Institute of Women's Professional Relations as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

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

Extent

1.67 linear feet (4 file boxes)

Records include minutes of the Board, reports to the Board, studies and interviews on women in chemistry, banking, dietetics, home economics, conferences, etc; also studies and reports on Connecticut and Rhode Island state government in cooperation with the W.P.A. project 2132 and the League of women voters.

HISTORY

The Institute of Women's Professional Relations was established in 1928 in New London, Connecticut, to raise the level and number of women in professional positions.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 55-13

Gift of Mrs. Chase Going Woodhouse, 956 Main St., Hartford, Connecticut. Received Jan. 1955.

CONTAINER LIST

  1. Box 1-14
  2. Box 2: 15-23
  3. Box 3: 24-37
  4. Box 4: 39-43
Title
Institute of Women's Professional Relations. Records of the Institute of Women's Professional Relations, 1928-1941: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
und
EAD ID
sch00648

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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