Annette Kar Baxter Papers
Annette Kar Baxter Papers, 1905-1984
69 boxes (30 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 258
Professor of American Studies and Women's Studies. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; writings and notes; and teaching materials; research and organization files focusing primarily on her years as a professor at Barnard College and her administrative responsibilities there. Her papers reveal the thrills and frustrations that come with advancing new disciplines, American Studies and Women's Studies, while advocating traditional, single-sex educational programs. Significant correspondents include Marilyn Bender, Karen Blair, Bill Chafe, Jill Conway, Paula Fass, Estelle Freedman, Lynn Gordon, Jacqueline Hall, Eva Hansl, Iola Haverstick, Elizabeth Janeway, Linda Kerber, Lillian Schlissel, Ann Firor Scott, Barbara Sicherman, Catherine Stimson, and Barbara Welter, and Paulette Williams (Ntozake Shange).
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection, with the following exceptions: Family correspondence is closed until 2025; some items in the biographical series are closed until 2025; correspondence with Darline Levy and Ann Fagan is closed until 2035. A small amount of Barnard College material is closed as well, some until 2012, and the rest until 2032 or 2057 (as noted in container listing).
Permission to cite the papers for quotations or for publication beyond "fair use" must be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property as well as the copyright. Copyright to materials authored by persons other than Annette Baxter is owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
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