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81-M215

Hosken, Fran P., 1919-2006. Papers of Fran P. Hosken, 1971-1981: 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

Call No.: 81-M215
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Fran P. Hosken, 1919-2006
Title: Papers of Fran P. Hosken, 1971-1981
Date(s): 1971-1981
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Photocopies of documents pertaining to Fran P. Hosken's sex discrimination complaints against the Harvard Graduate School of Design and against the Ford Foundation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 81-M215
These papers were given to the Schlesinger Library by Franziska Porges Hosken in September 1981.

Processing Information:

Preliminary inventory: September 1981
By: Katherine Gray Kraft

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Fran P. Hosken 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:

Fran P. Hosken Papers, 1971-1981; item description, dates. 81-M215, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Franziska Porges Hosken earned a master of Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1944; she has been a journalist on urban affairs, written for Architectural Forum, and taught urban studies at the University Without Walls in Roxbury, Massachusetts. She brought a sex discrimination complaint against Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1971 and against the Ford Foundation in 1973. She is editor of WIN News, published by the Women's International Network, Lexington, Massachusetts.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection consists of photocopies of documents concerning Fran P. Hosken's sex discrimination complaints against the Harvard Graduate School of Design and against the Ford Foundation.
Folder descriptions are those of Hosken, unless bracketed.

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Additional Index Terms

Sex discrimination against women
Women--Legal status, laws, etc.
Ford Foundation
Harvard University. Graduate School of Design
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
National Organization for Women
United States. Congress. House. Ways and Means Committee
United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Office of Civil Rights
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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