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Gold, Doris B.. Papers of Doris B. Gold, 1962-1983: 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-M249--84-M1
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Doris B. Gold
Title: Papers of Doris B. Gold, 1962-1983
Date(s): 1962-1983
Quantity: .63 linear feet (1+1/2 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Articles, speeches, correspondence, etc., of Doris B. Gold, publicist, writer, and editor

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 83-M249, 84-M1
These papers of Doris (Bauman) Gold were given to the Schlesinger Library by Doris B. Gold in November 1983 and January 1984. They were processed with support from Clara G. Schiffer.

Processing Information:

Processed: January 1996
By: Anne Engelhart

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Doris B. Gold 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:

Doris B. Gold Papers, 1962-1983; item description, dates. 83-M249--84-M1, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


Publicist, writer, and editor, Doris (Bauman) Gold was born in New York City on November 21, 1919, the daughter of Saul and Gertrude (Reiss) Bauman. She graduated from Brooklyn College (B.A. 1946) and Washington University (M.A. 1955), and was an instructor of English at the University of Kansas (1946-1948) and the State University of New York at Farmingdale (1958-1959). She was an editor for The Young Judaean magazine (1963-1972), a writer for the New York Federation of Jewish Philanthropies (1972-1974), and the founder of Biblio Press in 1979. She also served as executive director of the Pete McGuinness Senior Center in Brooklyn (1974-1977), and was on the public relations staff of the Associated YM-YWHA of New York beginning in 1978. She was the Eastern region coordinator for the National Organization for Women's Task Force on Volunteerism (1973-1976).
Gold is the author of Stories for Jewish Juniors (1967), Honey in the Lion (1979), and From the Wise Women of Israel: Folklore and Memoirs (1993).


These papers include published and unpublished articles by Doris B. Gold; general correspondence, much of it concerning volunteers or Jewish women and their organizations; and correspondence, statements, publications, speeches, and clippings, etc. concerning NOW's Task Force on Volunteerism.


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Feminism--United States
Jewish women--United States
Voluntarism--United States
Women volunteers in social service--United States
National Council of Jewish Women
National Organization for Women