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COLLECTION Identifier: 76-2

Papers of Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush, 1920-1967


Correspondence, drafts of articles, lecture notes, etc., of Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush, economist and professor.


  • Creation: 1920-1967

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush 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.


1.42 linear feet (1 carton, 1 file box)

The collection includes correspondence; manuscript and typescript drafts of articles and talks; reports on the activities of the Wisconsin League of Women Voters, 1955-1960; and material re: industrial legislation, taxation, and Right to Work legislation.


Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush: Educator. Born on April 25, 1896 in Boston, Massachusetts. BA, from Radcliffe college, 1918; University of Wisconsin, MA, 1924; Ph.D., 1928. Married Paul A. Raushenbush, July 2, 1925; one son, Walter B. Assistant Secretary, then Secretary of the Minimum Wage Board, Washington D.C., 1919-1923. Successively assistant instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1924- . Member, Wisconsin Migrant Commission, 1953- ; Chairman, Governor's Commission on Migratory Labor; member, National Consumers' League and League of Women Voters; member, State Board, Wisconsin League of Women Voters, 1950-1954, 1956-1958.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 76-2

These papers of Elizabeth Raushenbush were given to the Schlesinger Library by Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush in January 1976.


  1. Carton 1: 1-33
  2. Box 2: 34-38

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: June 1980

By: Sharon M. Vardamis

Raushenbush, Elizabeth Brandeis, 1896-1984. Papers of Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush, 1920-1967: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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