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COLLECTION Identifier: T-469

Audiotape collection of Jeanne Mager Stellman, 1974-1989


Research, talks, and interviews with research scientist Jeanne Mager Stellman regarding the Women's Occupational Health Resource Center and the field of occupational health and safety.


  • 1974-1989


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the audiotapes created by Jeanne Mager Stellman is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other audiotapes in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

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


19 audiotapes

Collection contains radio interviews with Jeanne Mager Stellman, often on issues of workplace safety, as well as talks given at conferences on related topics specifically pertaining to women. Also included are research interviews conducted by, or on behalf of, Stellman with industrial workers and a long-haul truck driver. Items are listed in chronological order. Format is audiocassette.


Jeanne Mager Stellman was born in Bensheim, Germany (American Zone), on May 27, 1947. She immigrated to the United States in 1948 and obtained her Certificate of Citizenship in 1951. Stellman holds a B.S. in chemistry from City College of New York (1968) and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from City University of New York (1972). As a research scientist in the field of occupational health and safety, Stellman is known for her work in women's health, gender bias, occupational health management, and the health of veterans. Stellman is also the founder of the Women's Occupational Health Resource Center (WOHRC) and is the author of Work Is Dangerous to Your Health (1973) and Women's Work, Women's Health (1977), in addition to numerous papers and articles. She has taught at several universities (Rutgers University, City College of New York, University of Pennsylvania, and Columbia University); worked with the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union (Denver), American Health Foundation (New York), and the International Labour Office of the United Nations (Geneva, Switzerland); developed a core curriculum on reproductive hazards in the workplace; been an editor for several major health and safety journals; and has served in a variety of governmental and non-governmental advisory capacities.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2011-M23

The audiotapes of Jeanne Mager Stellman were given to the Schlesinger Library by Jeanne Mager Stellman in February 2011.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Papers of Jeanne Mager Stellman, 1971-1990 (MC 657).

Processing Information

Processed: February 2012

By: Melissa Dollman

Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947- . Audiotape collection of Jeanne Mager Stellman, 1974-1989: A Finding Aid
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Repository Details

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