Jeanne L. Noble Papers
Jeanne L. Noble Papers, 1955-2002
36 boxes (15.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 488
Professor, Author. Papers consist primarily of materials related to Noble's involvement in the National Council of Negro Women (specifically the Dorothy I. Height Leadership Institute) in the late 1990s, and the Delta Sigma Theta sorority in the 1980s and 1990s. In addition, there are some materials documenting Noble's work on several governmental commissions and committees in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as various community organizations. Also included are essays and speeches by Noble and drafts and typescripts for her book, Beautiful, Also, Are the Souls of My Black Sisters: A History of the Black Woman in America (1978). There is little personal material.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The Papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection without any additional restrictions. Original audiovisual materials are closed to research. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual materials for which there is no use copy should contact the Sophia Smith Collection to discuss options.
Copyright to Jeanne Noble's unpublished works is unknown. 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.
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