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78-M225

Murphy, Irene. Papers of Irene Murphy, ca.1970-1978: 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.: 78-M225
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Irene Murphy
Title: Papers of Irene Murphy, ca.1970-1978
Date(s): 1970-1978
Quantity: 1.42 linear feet (1 carton, 1 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Papers pertain to women's rights, working women, discrimination against women, child care and other issues of concern to Irene Murphy, feminist, public administrator, political worker.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 78-M225

Processing Information:

Preliminary folder list: December 5, 1978
By: Joseph Interrante

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Irene Murphy 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:

Irene Murphy Papers, ca.1970-1978; item description, dates. 78-M225, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Feminist, public administrator, political worker (Barnard, A.B., 1941; Columbia, Ph.D., in American politics), Murphy has been on the New York State Democratic Committee, on Edmund Muskie's presidential campaign staff, county postmistress on Long Island, New York, executive director of the Federation of Organizations of Professional Women, an elected official in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and an official at the United States Department of the Interior. She is the author of Public Policy on the Status of Women (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1973).

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Papers pertain to women's rights, working women, discrimination against women, child care and other issues.

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Additional Index Terms

Child care
Sex discrimination against women
Women--Employment
Women--Legal status, laws, etc.
Women's rights

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