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Lori Hiris Papers, 1962-2001
10 boxes (14.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 593

Abstract:
Filmmaker. The collection includes primarily film, videotapes, and audiotapes pertaining to the making of Lori Hiris' film, With a Vengeance: The Fight for Reproductive Freedom. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following caveats:

  • This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.
  • Portions of collection are stored offsite; researchers must give 48 hours advance notice.
  • Access to audiovisual or digital materials may first require production of research copies.

Restrictions on use:

Lori Hiris retains copyright to her film With a Vengeance: The Fight for Reproductive Freedom. The SSC owns copyright to other unpublished works of Lori Hiris in the collection. Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Lori Hiris was born in Albany, New York, the daughter of Irene and Arno Hiris. She graduated from Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, New York, and from Saratoga Warren BOCES (Board Of Cooperative Educational Services), in 1982. She earned her B.S. degree at the Syracuse University Newhouse School of Communications in 1986; her M.A. degree in political science from the New School for Social Research in 1994; and completed her MFA degree at Montana State University in 2009. Hiris has made numerous films, including With a Vengeance: The Fight for Reproductive Freedom, and has won many honors and awards for her work.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection includes primarily film, videotapes, and audiotapes pertaining to the making of Lori Hiris' film, With a Vengeance: The Fight for Reproductive Freedom.

[NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]


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 with the following caveats:

  • This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.
  • Portions of collection are stored offsite; researchers must give 48 hours advance notice.
  • Access to audiovisual or digital materials may first require production of research copies.

Restrictions on use:

Lori Hiris retains copyright to her film With a Vengeance: The Fight for Reproductive Freedom. The SSC owns copyright to other unpublished works of Lori Hiris in the collection. Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

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

Lori Hiris Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

Additional Formats

Some audiovisual recordings have been transferred to digital format for research use.

History of the Collection

Lori Hiris began donating her papers to the Sophia Smith Collection in 2008. Periodic additions to the collection are expected.

Accruals:

Periodic additions to collection are expected and may not be reflected in this record.

Processing Information

Accessioned by Burd Schlessinger, 2008


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Special Collections
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

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

Email: specialcollections@smith.edu
URL: https://www.smith.edu/libraries/special-collections
Language
English


Search Terms
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Subjects
  • Abortion--Political aspects
  • Hiris, Lori
  • Independent filmmakers -- Biography -- Sources
  • With A Vengeance: The Fight for Reproductive Freedom
  • Women motion picture producers and directors -- Biography -- Sources


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