Includes correspondence, manuscripts, play scripts, film scripts, photographs, drawings, galley proofs, and ephemera of the American poet, experimental filmmaker, editor, and educator Willard Maas, dating from 1931 to 1968. Maas, who was openly bisexual and married to artist and filmmaker Marie Menken, with whom he often collaborated, is especially known for his pioneering avant-garde films, many of which explored homoerotic themes. These films, which were created from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, influenced the work of a number artists from that era, including Kenneth Anger and Andy Warhol; and they continue to garner much critical attention and acclaim by many contemporay scholars, filmmakers, and artists who acknowlege Maas' influential contribution to the history of cinematography. Highlights of this collection include: manuscripts of Maas' poetry; documents associated with the production of Maas' film,
This collection documents the writing, education, and professional and teaching career of Nancy K. Miller from the late 1950s through 2014. The Nancy K. Miller papers primarily consist of material relating to her publications, including notes, drafts, and publisher correspondence. The collection also includes Miller’s graduate student work and course materials from her years as a professor. As an active scholar in her field, there is also an abundance of conference material and flyers documenting the presentations and lectures she has given around the world.
The collection includes a wide range of printed materials (reports, mailings, newspaper clippings, financial statements, court documents, correspondence, meeting agendas, announcements, publications, flyers, and press releases). In addition, there are materials concerning civil rights issues; the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); the Subversive Activities Control Board (SACB); Committee for GI Rights; the Rosenerg-Sobell case; Stamler and Hall; American Committee for Protection of Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF); Emergency Civil Liberties Committee; American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born; the House Un-American Activities Committee, the Committee to Abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee, and Sacco and Vanzetti.
Includes materials related to Sister Mary Christopher O'Rourke's work as president as Salve Regina College. In additional correspondence and professional records, the collection includes some materials about her life and professional work after her tenure as president.
Records of the Office of the Director of College and Community Relations, Robert J.
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related to the tenure of Robert J. McKenna as Director of College and Community Relations,
mainly correspondence and other documentation related to Salve Regina, with some
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.