Papers of the American Women's Collection at Connecticut College
Papers of the American Women's Collection which began at Connecticut College in the early 1940s, under the direction of librarian, Hazel Johnson, and professor of history, Chester Destler, with the support of the President of Connecticut College, Dorothy Schaffter. The collection consists of correspondence and other organizational papers generated as the library began collecting the papers of notable American women in history. Also included in the collection are publications (5) from the General Federation of Women's Clubs dating 1922-1928.
- 1940 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to all researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright of these materials is owned by Connecticut College.
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged in two (2) series. Series I consists of correspondence and outreach generated during the initial formation of the collection. Series II consists of small accessions aquired by Connecticut College of notable American women.
- Papers of the American Women's Collection at Connecticut College
- Jenifer Ishee
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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