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COLLECTION Identifier: 85-M73

Papers of Eunice West, 1973-1984

Overview

Letters, list of participants, viewer comments about the television show, "Your Place or Mine," directed by Eunice West, editor, publisher and feminist.

Dates

  • 1973-1984

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Eunice West as well as 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.

Extent

.42 linear feet (1 file box)

This collection consists of papers concerning Eunice West's work in television and as a publisher and editor. Included are lists of participants in and viewer comments about "Your Place and Mine," West's television show on WCVB-TV, Boston, which focused on issues relating to women. There are also letters about Equal Times, the feminist newspaper published by West, and the results of the Women's Opinion Survey, which was conducted by the Women's Department of Issues and Involvement of WCVB-TV; West directed both the department and the survey.

BIOGRAPHY

Editor, publisher and feminist, Eunice West had a television show on WCVB-TV, Boston, "Your Place or Mine" that focused on women’s issues, directed the Women’s Dept. of Issues and Involvement of WCVB-TV, and edited and published Equal Times, a feminist newspaper in Boston.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 85-M73

These papers of Eunice West were given to the Schlesinger Library by Eunice West in April 1985.

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: October 1985

By: Anne Engelhart, Christine Fasano

Title
West, Eunice. Papers of Eunice West, 1973-1984: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
und
EAD ID
sch00959

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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