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COLLECTION Identifier: B-11

Records of the International Assembly of Women, 1946

Overview

Early plans, financial records, correspondence, etc., the International Assembly of Women, whose purpose was "to get women throughout the world conscious of and cooperating with the United Nations Organization."

Dates

  • 1946

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 International Assembly of Women 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

.42 linear feet (1 file box)
These papers are the complete records of the Assembly; early plans, correspondence, financial records, list of invitations issued, list of delegates with biographical material, and the final printed report "The world we live in - the world we want."

HISTORY

The purpose of the International Assembly of Women called at South Kortright, New York, October 13-24, 1946 was stated as "to get women throughout the world conscious of and cooperating with the United Nations Organization." For this purpose women came from all the world to discuss their common problems in relation to the United Nations.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 47-13

Received October 1947. Gift of Mrs. Edward D. Carter, 215 East 72nd St., New York 21, New York.

SEPARATION RECORD

The following item was removed to the Schlesinger Library book collection:
  1. Final report "The world we live in ... the world we want."
Title
International Assembly of Women. Records of the International Assembly of Women, 1946: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00650

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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