This collection consists of the papers of Kate Bornstein, performer, playwright, author, and transgender activist who graduated from Brown University as Albert Bornstein in 1969. The collection documents Bornstein's personal and professional life and trans activism, and includes biographical information, correspondence, diaries, conference material, draft writings, writings by other authors, subject files, print material, ephemera, photographs, and electronic records dating from 1910-2018. The collection is arranged into 13 series.
This collection contains administrative and historical records of the Brown Alumnae Club of Kent County. Materials date from 1987-2018 and include bylaws, Presidents' binders, secretary's books, photographs from events, and a scrapbook.
This collection consists of the papers of Nancy L. Buc, a 1965 graduate of Brown University, an attorney and the first woman Chief Counsel for the Food the Drug Administration. The collection documents Buc's personal and professional life with a particular focus on her career in government in Washington, DC, and her service on the Corporation of Brown University. Materials include biographical information, correspondence, conference material, speeches, writings, subject files, print material, photographs, and electronic records dating from 1950-2015. The collection is arranged into 10 series.
This collection contains 18 black and white photographs of Pembroke College students on campus and a copy of "Pembroke Magazine" which belonged to Carol Canner, Brown University class of 1959. Materials date from 1956-1959.
This collection consists of the activist files of Lesley C. Doonan, social justice feminist and founding member of the Women's Liberation Union of Rhode Island. The collection documents Doonan's participation in various feminist organizations including the National Conference on Women, the Rhode Island Abortion Counseling Service and the Women's Liberation Union of Rhode Island. Materials include correspondence, conference material, clippings, legal files, and print materials, dating from 1968-2003. The collection is arranged into 4 series.
This collection consists of the papers of Zillah Eisenstein, scholar of feminist theory and Professor of Politics at Ithaca College from approximately 1966 to 2011. The collection documents Eisenstein’s personal life, academic career, and broad research interests. Topics include Eisenstein's experience with breast cancer and her academic interests in global feminism, socialist feminism, neoliberal and capitalist critic, anti-racism, gender equality, cyberfeminism, the George W. Bush administration and the War on Terror. The collection is largely composed of materials related to courses taught by Eisenstein at Ithaca College, including syllabi, assignments, notes and subject files. The collection also contains biographical materials, correspondence, talks, writings, subject files and print materials.
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 Jane Flax, feminist and political theorist, scholar of psychoanalysis, and formerly Professor of Political Science at Howard University. The collection is comprised of correspondence, course material, research, writing, and other papers dating from 1990-2015.
The Jodi L. Glass papers provide rich documentation of the inner workings of feminist organizations and movements in Rhode Island and beyond. Included in the collection are the correspondence, essays, news clippings, legislation, agendas, and minutes of a number of groups and movements, including the Rhode Island Feminist Chorus, Feminist Resources Unlimited and the anti-pornography movement.
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.