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Institute of Women's Professional Relations. Records of the Institute of Women's Professional Relations, 1928-1941: 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.: B-5
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Institute of Women's Professional Relations
Title: Records of the Institute of Women's Professional Relations, 1928-1941
Date(s): 1928-1941
Quantity: 1.67 linear feet (4 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Minutes, reports, studies, interviews, etc., of the Institute of Women's Professional Relations, which worked to raise the level and number of women in professional positions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 55-13
Gift of Mrs. Chase Going Woodhouse, 956 Main St., Hartford, Connecticut. Received Jan. 1955.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Institute of Women's Professional Relations as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Institute of Women's Professional Relations Papers, 1928-1941; item description, dates. B-5, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

HISTORY

The Institute of Women's Professional Relations was established in 1928 in New London, Connecticut, to raise the level and number of women in professional positions.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Records include minutes of the Board, reports to the Board, studies and interviews on women in chemistry, banking, dietetics, home economics, conferences, etc; also studies and reports on Connecticut and Rhode Island state government in cooperation with the W.P.A. project 2132 and the League of women voters.

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Additional Index Terms

Bank employees
Chemists
Connecticut--Officials and employees
Dietitians
Home economists
Interviews
Minutes
Professional employees
Rhode Island--Officials and employees
Women--Employment
Women in the professions
League of Women Voters (U.S.)
United States. Works Progress Administration

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