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Winslow, Mary N. (Mary Nelson). Papers of Mary N. Winslow, 1923-1951: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: A-53
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Mary N. (Mary Nelson) Winslow
Title: Papers of Mary N. Winslow, 1923-1951
Date(s): 1923-1951
Quantity: .83 linear feet (2 file boxes) plus 1 folio folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, notes, manuscripts, etc., of Mary N. (Mary Nelson) Winslow, social worker.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 52-59, 56-23, 56-55
Gift of Miss Harriet Winslow, 3051 Q St., Washington, D.C. Received November 10, 1952, January 1956, March 1956.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Mary N. Winslow as well as 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:

Mary N.Winslow Papers, 1923-1951; item description, dates. A-53, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


The following items have been removed from the collection and deposited in the Schlesinger Library book collection:


Social worker (New York School of Social Work), May N. Winslow worked for the Women's Bureau of the United States Department of Labor for ten years beginning during World War I, writing studies on women in industry and the effects of labor legislation on women's employment. She was then an officer of the National Women's Trade Union League, and United States representative on the Inter-American Commission on Women (1939-1944), also serving as adviser on women's organizations to Nelson A. Rockefeller, Co-ordinator of Inter-American Affairs.


Speeches and articles on employment of married women, Inter-American Commission of Women, and political speeches. Two drafts of Woman at Work, autobiography of Mary Anderson, as told to Mary Winslow and correspondence re its publication. Also reports of International Labor Organization Conference of American States, Havana, 1939.
Folder numbers were altered in April 2007.


Container List

Additional Index Terms

Conference of American States Members of the International Labour Organisation (1939 : Havana, Cuba)
Drafts (preliminary versions)
International cooperation
Married women
Women--Political activity
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957
Anderson, Mary, 1872-1964
Dewson, Molly, 1874-1962
Dingman, Mary Agnes, 1875-1961
Gilbreth, Lillian Moller, 1878-1972
Inter-American Commission of Women
National Women's Trade Union League of America
O'Connor, Agnes J.
Post, Alice Thatcher, 1853-1947
Robins, Margaret Dreier
Upton, Harriet Taylor