Phyllis Birkby Papers
Phyllis Birkby Papers, 1932-1994 (Bulk: 1960-1994)
92 boxes, 10 flat file drawers, 14 storage tubes (50 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 283
Architect; film maker; lesbian activist; feminist; founder, Women's School of Planning and Architecture; and professor. The Birkby papers include her own documentation of women's activities through various forms of documentation. Materials include films, photographs, journals, writings, and correspondence with several notable feminists.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
Except where noted, the papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection. All tape recorded therapy sessions in Series IX are closed until January 1, 2033; an audio letter, Barbara Hammer to NPB, 1978 is closed until January 1, 2038; and selected personal correspondence is closed until January 1, 2028. All original audiovisual material is closed, so access to audiovisual materials may first require production of research copies.
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished writings of Noel Phyllis Birkby. Copyright to materials created by other individuals may be 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. Permission must be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use."
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