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83-M238

Harrison, Cynthia Ellen. Papers of Cynthia Harrison, ca.1970-1982: 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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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: 83-M238
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Cynthia Ellen Harrison
Title: Papers of Cynthia Harrison, ca.1970-1982
Date(s): 1970-1982
Quantity: 2 linear feet (2 cartons)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Papers of Cynthia Ellen Harrison, chair of the Credit Task Force of the National Organization for Women; author of Working Women Speak: Education, Training, Counseling Needs; and compiler of Women's Movement Media.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 83-M238
These papers of Cynthia Ellen Harrison were given to the Schlesinger Library in November 1983 by Cynthia Ellen Harrison.

Processing Information:

Preliminary inventory: January 1984
By: Katherine Kraft

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted.
As of November 2015, permission of the National Organization for Women (NOW) is no longer required for access to this collection.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Cynthia Ellen Harrison 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:

Cynthia Ellen Harrison Papers, ca.1970-1982; item description, dates. 83-M238, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

SEPARATION RECORD

Donors: Cynthia Ellen Harrison
Accession number: 83-M238
Processed by: Katherine Kraft
A large quantity of published material, including newsletters, reports, leaflets, etc. was transferred to the Schlesinger Library book division.

BIOGRAPHY

Cynthia Ellen Harrison (1946- ) was chair of the Credit Task Force of the National Organization for Women and also active with local chapters in Northern Virginia and Essex County, New Jersey.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection contains records of Cynthia Ellen Harrison's work as the Credit Task Force chair for the National Organization for Women, and of her credit work with the Northern Virginia and Essex County, New Jersey NOW chapters; completed questionnaires for a 1979 project jointly sponsored by the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs (NACWEP) and the National Commission on Working Women (NCWW); and completed questionnaires, with some correspondence, for Women's Movement Media, a directory compiled by Cynthia Ellen Harrison (Bowker, 1975).
Folder headings are those of Cynthia Ellen Harrison, except that the processor has added information in square brackets.

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Additional Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.
Credit
Feminism
Questionnaires
Sex discrimination against women
Women's rights.
Women's Movement Media.
National Commission on Working Women
National Organization for Women. Credit Task Force
United States. National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs.

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