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Women's Rights Collection, 1789-2000 (Bulk: 1864-1983)
51 boxes, 23 volumes (25.75 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 397

Abstract:
This collection contains both printed materials and original sources documenting the broad spectrum of women's rights struggles and movements from the late eighteenth century to the present, primarily in the United States. Materials include biographical writings on individuals who made significant contributions to women's rights; an important concentration of sources on women's rights conferences and conventions; records pertaining to the E.R.A. fight; records of the President's Commission on the Status of Women and state-level Commissions on the Status of Women; and documents and publications of many national and local women's organizations.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The collection is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

Permission is required to cite the papers or for quotations beyond "fair use."

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Scope and Contents of the Collection
"Souvenir of Seneca Falls, N.Y., Birthplace of Women's Rights, 1848-1948," ca. 1948

"Souvenir of Seneca Falls, N.Y.,
Birthplace of Women's Rights, 1848-1948,"
ca. 1948

The Women's Rights Collection contains a large quantity and variety of material including both published and unpublished sources documenting the broad spectrum of women's rights struggles and movements from the late eighteenth century to the present. The vast majority of the material relates to women's rights in the United States from 1846 to 1983.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

Permission is required to cite the papers or for quotations beyond "fair use."

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Women's Rights Collection, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection

Materials in this collection were either purchased or given to the Sophia Smith Collection by various donors. Some items were removed from other collections.

Accruals:

Periodic additions are expected and may not be reflected in this finding aid.

Processing Information

Finding aid revised by Jennifer Smar (intern), 2004. Introductory text by Kate Weigand.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

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Fax: (413) 585-2886

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Language
English.