Jane Harman Papers
Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:
Except for the following access restrictions, the papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection:
House Committee files and other portions of SERIES IV. LEGISLATIVE FILES are closed for 30 years until January 1, 2029.
The collection is stored offsite; researchers must give 48 hours advance notice.
Audiovisual materials may not be used until research copies are made available which may require up to 3 weeks.
Restrictions on use:
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. Jane Harman retains all rights of copyright in her work in all papers and other historical materials in the Harman Collection. Copyright to materials authored by persons other than Jane Harman 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.
Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:
Jane Harman Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
Selections from the Jane Harman Papers can be viewed in the Web exhibit Jane Harman: A Woman of Intellegence.
History of the Collection
Congresswoman Jane Harman donated her papers to the Sophia Smith Collection in 1998. Additional accessions are expected in the future.
Periodic additions to collection are expected and may not be reflected in this finding aid.
Processed by Sarah Keen and Kathleen Nutter, 2004