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MC 183; T-23

Lamson, Peggy. Papers of Peggy Lamson, ca. 1967: 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.: MC 183; T-23
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Peggy Lamson
Title: Papers of Peggy Lamson, ca. 1967
Date(s): 1967
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box) plus 27 cassettes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Audiotapes and transcripts of interviews of Congresswomen and women in government service by Peggy Lamson, author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 73-34
These cassettes and transcripts were deposited in the Schlesinger Library by Peggy Lamson in March, 1973.

Processing Information:

Processed: June 1973

Access Restrictions:

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

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the interviews in the papers created by Peggy Lamson is held by the interviewers and interviewees. 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:

Peggy Lamson Papers, ca. 1967; item description, dates. MC 183, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Peggy Lamson (Mrs. Roy) is an author who lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The manuscript collection MC 183 consists of 10 transcripts of interviews of Congresswomen (Frances Bolton, Ella Grasso, Martha Griffiths, Margaret Heckler, Patsy Mink, and Margaret Chase Smith) and women in government service (Eugenie Anderson, Esther Peterson, and Antonina Uccello), as well as Judge Constance Baker Motley, conducted by Peggy Lamson for her book Few Are Chosen, which was published in 1968. The cassette phonotapes of all but one (Margaret Heckler's) of these interviews are shelved as T-23, which also includes interviews with associates of the subject women which have not been transcribed.

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Additional Index Terms

Audiotapes
Oral histories
Politicians
Transcripts
Women in the civil service--Interviews
Women legislators--Interviews
Women--Political activity--Interviews
Anderson, Eugenie M. (Eugenie Moore), 1909-1997
Bell, Derrick, 1930-2011
Bloomfield, Alexander
Bolton, Frances Payne Bingham, 1885-1977
Ducharme, George
Edwards, India
Freeman, Orville L.
Grasso, Ella T., 1919-1981
Griffiths, Martha W. (Martha Wright), 1912-2003
Heckler, Margaret
Mink, Patsy T., 1927-2002
Motley, Constance Baker, 1921-2005
Peterson, Esther, 1906-1997
Rauh, Joseph L., Jr., 1911-1992
Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995
Uccello, Ann, 1922-
United States. Congress--Interviews

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