The Christine Dunlap Farnham Archive contains office files arranged by topic and correspondence, which is arranged alphabetically. The topical files include materials related to women's history sources, oral histories, various women's organizations and conferences, newsletters and reports. The files are dated from circa 1973 to 1993.
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Helen F. Cserr, Brown University Professor of Physiology from 1970 to 1993 and scholar of the anatomy and mechanism of the human brain. A notable woman in science, Cserr also made history in 1975 when she joined Lamphere v. Brown University - a class action sex discrimination suit - when she was unjustly denied tenure. In a landmark settlement, Cserr and fellow plaintiffs prevailed and Cserr was awarded retroactive tenure in 1978. The collection includes biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, teaching materials, writings, laboratory research, and legal files stemming from the case and dating from 1965 to 1994.
Papers of Ann duCille, Professor of English, Emerita at Wesleyan University and Inaugural Distinguished Professor in Residence for the Black Feminist Theory Project at the Pembroke Center, Brown University. DuCille is a scholar of African-American literature, cultural studies, and Black feminist theory. Papers including personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, dissertation proposals, awards and honors, and conference material.
This collection consists of the papers of Ruth B. Ekstrom, education testing researcher and early woman member of the Brown Corporation. The collection documents Ekstrom's student life, career, and participation in establishing the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women at Brown University. Materials include correspondence, clippings, Pembroke College ephemera, subject files, and published works by Ekstrom, dating from 1924-1988. The collection is arranged alphabetically by record type into 1 series.
This collection consists of the papers of Penelope Hartland-Thunberg, economist, expert on international trade and finance, and member of the United States Tariff Commission (1965-1969) and Central Intelligence Agency (ca.1954-1978). The collection documents Hartland-Thunberg's professional life and scholarship. Materials include biographical information, correspondence, files pertaining to her role at the Georgetown Center for Economic and Strategic Studies, writings, speeches, and photographs dating from 1950-2004. The collection is arranged into 6 series.
Papers of the renowned anthropologist and feminist scholar, Louise Lamphere, including biographical information, professional files, correspondence, drafts of publications, teaching and research material, and files related to academic conferences.
This collection consists of the personal papers of Mary Jane Mikuriya, Asian-American Pembroke College alumna from the class of 1956. Papers document Mikuriya’s time at Pembroke and include clippings, room assignment correspondence and cards, commencement and Father Daughter Weekend programs, facebooks, scrapbook pages, her diploma, and contemporary reminiscences. The collection spans from 1952 – 2017 and is particularly compelling for users researching the experience of post World War II, Asian-American college students.
The One Hundred Years of Women at Brown records include correspondence, minutes, photocopies of exhibited material, photographs, flyers, exhibit labels, grant proposals, and a report. The material dates from 1984 through 1992.