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83-M229

Human Rights for Women. Records of Human Rights for Women, 1966-1978: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: 83-M229
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Human Rights for Women
Title: Records of Human Rights for Women, 1966-1978
Date(s): 1966-1978
Quantity: 3.42 linear feet (3 cartons, 1 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, memos, newsletters, etc., of Human Rights for Women, a research organization working on issues related to discrimination against women and the legal rights of women.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 83-M229
The records of Human Rights for Women were given to the Schlesinger Library in October 1983 by Mary Eastwood.

Processing Information:

Preliminary inventory: January 1984
By: Katherine Kraft

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by Human Rights for Women is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Human Rights for Women Records, 1966-1978; item description, dates. 83-M229, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

HISTORY

Human Rights for Women was founded in December 1968, as "a corporation created exclusively for purposes of providing financial assistance for research on issues relevant to discrimination against women, litigation involving rights of women under the law, and educational projects on conditions concerning women."

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The archive contains by-laws, correspondence, memos, records of court cases and of fundraising, newsletters, reference material, and other.
Folder headings and alphabetical arrangement are those of Mary Eastwood.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.
By-laws
Feminism
Memoranda
Sex discrimination against women--Law and legislation--Cases
Women--Legal status, laws, etc.
Women--Social conditions--Research
Eastwood, Mary O., 1930-

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