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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.

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 Pauli Murray, 1827-1985

Collection Identifier: MC 412; T-194; T-245
Overview:

Correspondence, writings, photographs, etc., of Pauli Murray, lawyer, activist, and first African-American woman ordained as an Episcopal priest.

Papers of Fran Leeper Buss, 1968-2012

Collection Identifier: MC 788
Overview:

Papers of Fran Leeper Buss include writings, correspondence, clippings, and printed materials, which document her life as a wife and mother, oral historian, teacher, and activist. Also included are notes and transcripts of oral history interviews.