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Lisa Leghorn Papers, 1966-1982
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 270

Abstract:
Author, Feminist. The Lisa Leghorn Papers consist of her research files, organized by subject. Types of material include articles, notes, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, and printed material. The files relate to her books on women and development; woman and hunger; women, economics and housework. There are also materials on battered women (including Laura X case); women's rights in Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and the U.S.; and the International Women's Year Conference in Houston in 1977.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The Papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials authored by others 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 to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Feminist and author Lisa Leghorn received her Master's degree from Goddard College. She is the author of Social Responses to Battered Women (1976), co-author of Who really starves? : Women and World Hunger (Lisa Leghorn and Mary Roodkowsky, 1977); Woman's Worth: Sexual Economics and the World of Women (Lisa Leghorn and Katherine Parker, 1981); and co-author (with Betsy Warrior) of Houseworker's Handbook (1974), as well as numerous published articles. In the 1970's Leghorn worked with Transition House, a battered women's shelter in Boston.

No further biographical information is available at this time.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Lisa Leghorn Papers consist of her research files, organized by subject. Types of material include articles, notes, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, and printed material. The files relate to her books on women and development; woman and hunger; women, economics and housework. There are also materials on battered women (including Laura X case); women's rights in Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and the U.S.; and the International Women's Year Conference in Houston in 1977.


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

The Papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials authored by others 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 to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

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

"Lisa Leghorn Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass."

History of the Collection

Lisa Leghorn donated her Papers to the Sophia Smith Collection in 1987. Periodic additions to this collection are expected and may not be included in this record.

Processing Information

Preliminary processing done by Annie-Sage Whitehurst, Fraenkel intern, 2009.


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

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email Reference Form: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/emailform.html
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Language
English

Contents List
"Baby Bottle": periodical, resources list and clippings
1975-1978

Box 1: folder 1
Battered women



Miscellaneous periodicals
1977-1983

Box 1: folder 2
Leghorn's "Social Responses to Battered Women"
1976

Box 1: folder 3
Early feminist movement



Published material: clippings, periodicals, and mailings
1966-1978

Box 1: folder 4
Writing
1966-1978

Box 1: folder 5
Housework



Clippings, papers, pamphlets and periodicals
1973-1980

Box 1: folder 6
Writing
1973-1980

Box 2: folder 1
International Women's Year Conference (Houston): mailings and printed material
1975-1977

Box 2: folder 2
Women and development: official reports, clippings, pamphlets and a paper
1975-1980

Box 2: folder 3
Women and economics, paid work and financial independence: clippings and articles
1975-1982

Box 2: folder 4
Women and global culture



Cross-culturally and internationally: clippings and articles
1974-1981

Box 2: folder 5
Egalitarian societies: papers, clippings and booklets
1975-1977, n.d.

Box 2: folder 6
Africa: clippings, papers, booklets, periodicals
1975-1976, n.d.

Box 3: folder 1
Asia: mailings, clippings, periodicals
1973-1980, n.d.

Box 3: folder 2
Women in the Carribean, China and Cuba: printed material, mailings
1974-1978

Box 3: folder 3
Women in Latin America: publications
1975-1978, n.d.

Box 3: folder 4
Women and hunger



Paper, periodicals
1973-1977

Box 3: folder 5
"Women in a Hungry World" packet
1979

Box 3: folder 6
Periodicals


Box 3: folder 7
Women: A Journal of Liberation (vol.3, no.4)
n.d.

Box 3
No More Fun and Games / The Female State: A Journal of Female Liberation (issues 2-5)
1969-1971

Box 3

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Subjects
  • Feminists -- United States -- Biography -- Sources
  • Food supply -- Developing countries
  • Hunger -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
  • Leghorn, Lisa
  • Women -- Economic conditions
  • Women -- International cooperation -- History -- Sources
  • Women -- Nutrition -- Social aspects
  • Women -- Social conditions.
  • Women in development -- International cooperation -- History -- Sources
  • Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century - Sources

Contributors
  • National Women's Conference (1st: 1977: Houston, Tex.)


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