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Additional papers of Gerda Lerner, 1916-2013 (inclusive), 1963-2013 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 769; T-493; CD-79; Vt-265; DVD-100
Overview:

Papers of historian, professor, and author, Gerda Lerner.

Additional records of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.), 1972-1985

Collection Identifier: 82-M189--86-M213; T-78
Overview:

Addenda to the records (79-M116--81-M121) of 9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.).

Papers of Marilyn Alexander, 1950-1954

Collection Identifier: A/A377
Overview: Collection includes a narrative of Marilyn Alexander's visit to Georgia to raise awareness for the Rosa Lee Ingram case as an unlawful conviction; a letter from Charles A. Pannell, chairman of the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to Alexander regarding Ingram; a report on the Women's Committee for Equal Justice delegation visit to Georgia; and a February 1950 issue of Masses & Mainstream with an illustration by Charles White entitled "The Ingram...

Papers of Cessie Alfonso, 1989-2018

Collection Identifier: MC 1098
Overview:

The papers of Cessie Alfonso include biographical information, professional correspondence, training materials, biopsychosocial assessments, articles by her, and other materials.

Bill of sale for Phillis, Lizzy, Jenny, Laura, Esther, and Leah, enslaved women and girls, 22 February 1833

Collection Identifier: A/P872
Overview:

Bill of sale documenting the sale of six enslaved African American women and children in South Carolina in 1833.

Biographical files of the Black Women Oral History Project, ca.1879-2011

Collection Identifier: MC 916
Overview:

Articles, resumes, ephemera, and photographs providing additional biographical information about women interviewed for the Schlesinger Library's Black Women Oral History Project. Materials relate to family background, childhood, education, careers, and professional and voluntary accomplishments.

Records of Boston Young Women's Christian Association (Massachusetts), 1858-2005 (inclusive), 1858-1988 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: 89-M3--2015-M220
Overview:

Reports, minutes, correspondence, etc., of the Boston Young Women's Christian Association.

Clara Goldberg Schiffer print collection documenting working women, 1839-1994 (inclusive), 1851-1890 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: Gr-10
Overview:

19th century prints of women's work in the United States and abroad.

Clara Goldberg Schiffer print collection documenting working women, 1861-2000 (inclusive), 1861-1897 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: Gr-11
Overview:

19th century prints of women's work in the United States and abroad.

Family papers of Linda Crichlow White, 1929-2014

Collection Identifier: 2019-M41
Overview:

Family papers primarily documenting the family life of African American seamstress and boarding house matron Goldie Glover Bruce and her three children.

Papers of Angela Y. Davis, 1937-2017 (inclusive), 1968-2006 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 940
Overview:

Writings, correspondence, speeches, and subject files of black feminist philosopher and prison abolitionist Angela Y. Davis.

Feminist ephemera collection of the Schlesinger Library, 1922-2014

Collection Identifier: Pr-11
Overview:

Feminist flyers, pamphlets, directories, statements, bibliographies, and other printed materials.

Focus on Women Videotapes, 1983-1993

Collection Identifier: Vt-59
Overview:

Half-hour interviews aired on Focus on Women, a television show featuring women of achievement.

Friends of the Schlesinger Library Audiotape Collection, 1970-1996

Collection Identifier: RA.T-127
Overview:

Recordings of events sponsored by the Friends of the Schlesinger Library, whose contributions support library acquisitions and preservation.

Papers of Dorothy I. Height, 1950-2004

Collection Identifier: MC 1121
Overview: Collection includes correspondence (some regarding Dorothy Height's trip to East Africa in 1960), speeches, notes on a workshop, printed material, photographs, and color slides, mostly from her work for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the National Council of Negro Women, and the Young Women's Christian Association. The photographs document a Delta Sigma Theta event in New York City in 1951; the color slides are mostly from her travels to West Africa and India, where she was visiting professor at...

Papers of Gattie Holmes, 1802-1997 (inclusive), 1921-1997 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: 2019-M126
Overview:

Correspondence, writings, music notes, and other personal papers of music teacher Gattie Holmes.

Interviews by Lisa Krissoff Boehm, 2000-2007

Collection Identifier: MC 729; CD-67
Overview:

Collection consists of transcripts and audio recordings of interviews with African American women carried out by Boehm in preparation for her book, Making a Way out of No Way: African American Women and the Second Great Migration.

Interviews of the Black Women Oral History Project, 1976-1981

Collection Identifier: OH-31; T-32
Overview:

The Black Women Oral History Project collection consists of audiotapes and transcripts of 72 oral histories.

Interviews of the Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project, 1981-1983

Collection Identifier: OH-40; T-114
Overview:

Tapes and transcripts of oral histories and supporting documentation from the Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project, an oral history project of the Schlesinger Library.

Papers of Kathryn M. Johnson, 1948, undated

Collection Identifier: MC 1085
Overview:

Civil rights activist and educator, Kathryn M. Johnson's incomplete autobiography, "The Color Line," undated, and her pamphlet "The Dark Race in the Dawn," 1948.

Bill of sale for Mary, an enslaved woman, October 1838

Collection Identifier: A/K365
Overview:

Bill of sale transferring ownership of Mary, a 17-year-old enslaved "Negro" woman, from Press G. Kennett to Reuben Mullens and Thomas Hauser in Pendleton County, Kentucky, in 1838.

Papers of Florence Cawthorne Ladd, 1915-2019

Collection Identifier: MC 1020; Vt-302; T-415
Overview:

Collection includes drafts of Sarah's Psalm; and The Spirit of Josephine, reviews and correspondence concerning the books; personal and literary correspondence; office files related to Ladd's tenure at Radcliffe College's The Bunting Institute, and Harvard's Graduate School of Design; photographs; and audio recordings of interviews with Ladd.

May Laidley Letter, 16 March 1865?

Collection Identifier: A/L184
Overview:

Letter from May Laidley of New Richmond, Ohio, to Mrs. G. W. Summers of Kanawah County, West Virginia, describing Laidley's visits with an unnamed African American woman who is an acquaintance of the Summers family and may have been enslaved by them.

Records of the League of Women for Community Service, 1918-1938

Collection Identifier: B/L434; M-48
Overview:

Formal minutes, reports, and related material of the League of Women for Community Service, a social service, cultural, and civic organization.

Records of the Links, Inc. Boston Chapter, 1955-2021

Collection Identifier: MC 1004
Overview:

Collection consists of official documents of Boston Chapter of Links, Inc., photographs, financial material, and committee files.