Notable American women, the modern period, records, 1975-1980
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Conditions Governing Use
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
24.73 linear feet (54+1/2 boxes, 4 card file boxes)
- Series I: Administrative files.
- Series IIA-B: Correspondence with consultants and evaluations of possible subjects, arranged in a number of alphabetical lists, largely by field.
- Series IIC: Card files of possible subjects, collected by Notable American Women staff from secondary sources.
- Series III: Biography files of women not included in Notable American Women IV; arranged by field, and alphabetically by name within each field.
- Series IVA: Notable American Women subjects; files on women included in Notable American Women IV, with research materials.
- Series IVB: Draft articles, checkers' comments, correspondence with authors and subjects' families.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was received from the Notable American Women, Editorial office in June 1980 and from Mary Tolford Wilson in June 1986, and from David Brody in April 1986.
- Box 1: I.1-20
- Box 2: I.21-31
- Box 3: I.32-57
- Box 4: I.58-78
- Box 5: I.79-113
- Box 6: Author/Subject index cards: includes information about payments and current addresses of authors
- Box 6A: Search Committee files, 1976
- Box 7: II.1-71
- Box 8: II.72-115
- Box 9: II.116-134
- Box 10: II.135-150
- Box 11: II.151-162
- Box 12: II.163-174
- Box 13: II.175-187
- Box 14: II.188-192
- Box 15: Afro-Americans -- International Affairs
- Box 16: Journalism -- Reform-Civil Rights
- Box 17: Reform-Peace -- Discards
- Box 18: III.1-11
- Box 19: III.12-20
- Box 20: III.21-29
- Box 21: III.30-41
- Box 22: III.42-49
- Box 23: III.50-59
- Box 24: III.60-74
- Box 25: III.75-85
- Box 26: III.86-98
- Box 27: III.99-106
- Box 28: III.107-114
- Box 29: III.115-123
- Boxes 30-53: Notable American Women subjects: files on women included in Notable American Women IV, with research materials
- Box 54: Master list
By: Jane S. Knowles, Sheryl A. Kujawa, Eric Lindquist
- Drafts (preliminary versions)
- Home economists
- Minority women
- United States--History
- Women artists
- Women authors
- Women clergy
- Women educators
- Women in medicine
- Women in public life
- Women journalists
- Women lawyers
- Women librarians
- Women musicians
- Women scientists
- Women--Social conditions
- Notable American women, the modern period, records, 1975-1980: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- The collection was processed with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1976-1980.
- EAD ID
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