New England Learning Center for Women in Transition (NELCWIT) Records
New England Learning Center for Women in Transition (NELCWIT) Records, 1975-2001 (ongoing)
2 boxes (1.75 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 459
Women's shelter. The NELCWIT Records include reports, planning board minutes, personal writings, fundraising and outreach materials, articles and clippings, and publications. The collection documents the organization's administration, shelter and counseling services, and educational programs from its founding in 1976 to the present. Included are personal writings by survivors of domestic violence and abuse; research papers; and publicity and printed materials related to issues of domestic violence and sexual abuse in Western Massachusetts and beyond.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The records are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection, except for a small portion of restricted material. Researchers must sign an Access Agreement form agreeing to preserve the anonymity of individuals represented in the collection.
Copyright to materials produced by NELCWIT has been transferred to the Sophia Smith Collection. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use."
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