Ruth Mehrtens Galvin Papers
Ruth Mehrtens Galvin Papers, 1858-2002
24 boxes (29 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 181
Journalist; Editor. Papers consist of research files, notebooks, writings (published and unpublished), pocket diaries, correspondence for her Time magazine work, lectures, and memorabilia. Writings and research cover topics with an emphasis on women's issues, as well as aging, race, drugs, psychology, and sexuality. Includes material on the National Women's Conference in Houston, 1977, which Galvin covered for Time, and interviews with Gloria Steinem, Helvi Siipola and Donna Leirhoff. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.
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