Papers, 1908-1985


Papers, 1908-1985

Correspondence, writings, etc., of Barbara Deming, author and activist.

74 file boxes, 26 photograph folders, 2 folio folders, 6 folio+ folders, 3 oversize folders, 1 supersize folder, 1 audiotape (T-248)

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Moore, Freddie (person)

Harding, Rosemarie Freeney (person)

Johanna, Betty (person)

Wertheim, Ellen (person)

Kizer, Carolyn (person)

Carolyn Kizer was born in Spokane, Washington in 1923, the daughter of activist lawyer Benjamin Hamilton and biologist/professor Mabel Ashley Kizer. After receiving her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, where she studied comparative mythologies with Joseph Campbell, et al . in 1945, she did a year of graduate work at Columbia University followed by another year at the University of Washington. In the 1950s, after three children and a divorce from first husband Stimson Bullitt, she t...

Lacagnina, Amaldo (person)

Hortenstine, Virgie (person)

Bromley, Ernest (person)

Kennedy, Nattie (person)

Hodges, Beth (person)

McAllister, Pam. (person)

Smith, Grace Kellogg (person)

Manahan, Nancy, 1946- (person)

Nancy Manahan was born in southern Minnesota in 1946. She earned her B.A. in English in 1969 from the University of Minnesota and her M.A. from the University of Illinois. She taught in Africa and California before returning to Minnesota to teach English at Rochester Community College and Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Nancy Manahan has authored/edited two books on Lesbian culture in the Girl Scouts and the Roman Catholic Church: Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence, co-authored with Ros...

Christiansen, G. S. (Gordon Secrist) (person)

Morgana, Julie (person)

Moonwoman, Birch (person)

Segrest, Mab, 1949-.... (person)

Southern author, feminist, and gay rights activist. From the description of Papers, 1967-1996 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38247413 ...

Buckman, Gertrude (person)

Gertrude Buckman, writer and first wife of author Delmore Schwartz. From the description of Gertrude Buckman correspondence, circa 1944-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702159666 From the guide to the Gertrude Buckman correspondence, circa 1944-1997, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) ...

Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970 (person)

Also contains correspondence from Bessie Breuer Poor, wife of Henry Varnum Poor. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1929-1939. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155893302 Henry Varnum Poor, painter and ceramic artist, earned his A.B. in graphic arts at Stanford University in May 1910. As a student he was a member of the Art Club and the Gym Club, on the varsity track team, and on the executive committee of the associated stu...

Laucks, I. F. (Irving Fink), 1882- (person)

Ferry, W. H. (Wilbur Hugh) (person)

Wilbur Hugh Ferry, (1910- ), foundation consultant, vice president of the Fund for the Republic, staff administrator of the Study of the Economic Order of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (Santa Barbara, Calif.). From the description of W.H. Ferry papers, [ca. 1966-1969]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476703 ...

Fritz, Leah, 1931- (person)

Fergusson, Francis. (person)

Literary critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Francis Fergusson : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308338 ...

Coleman, Mary (person)

American friends service committee (corporateBody)

Quaker organization formed to promote peace and reconciliation through its social service and relief programs. From the description of American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 (bulk 1933-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983753 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was organized in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States. A ...

Citizens for Participation in Political Action (Mass.) (corporateBody)

Citizens for Participation in Political Action (CPPAX) was formed in December 1972, by the merger of Massachusetts Political Action for Peace (MassPAX) and Citizens for Participation Politics (CPP). CPPAX endeavors to further progressive issues through citizen participation in the electoral process. These issues include peace and disarmament, housing, and civil rights. MassPAX was founded in November 1962, out of the campaign of Stuart Hughes for U.S. Senate. CPP was founded in 1968, by persons ...

Sherman, Susan (person)

Bissinger, Karl (person)

Biography Karl Bissinger was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1914. He had a career as a photojournalist, serving as staff photographer at Flair and portraitist for Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, and Town & Country. His book, The Luminous Years: Portraits at Mid-Century (2003), contains examples of his portrait photography. In 1955, Bissinger met the co-founders of the Living Theatre, Judith Malina and Judith Beck, in New York City after ...

National Interim Committee for a Mass Party of the People (corporateBody)

de Angelo, Ximena (person)

Robinson, Jo Ann, 1942- (person)

Crowell, Joan, 1921- (person)

Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000233 ...

Sorel, Barbara (person)

Lamm, Bob (person)

Edie Snyder (person)

Anderson, Ross, 1956-.... (person)

Nelson, Juanita Morrow (person)

Orrbright, Doris (person)

Wagner, Anneliese, 1929- (person)

Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 (person)

Bentley, Joanne, 1928- (person)

Desai, Narayan (person)

Kinoy, Arthur (person)

Lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Kinoy : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743527 ...

Loll, John (person)

Robinson, Ray, Jr. (person)

New England Committee for Nonviolent Action (corporateBody)

Lockey, Ottie (person)

Gilpin, Richard, 1625-1700 (person)

Kiger, Peter (person)

Salstrom, F. Paul (person)

WIN (Periodical) (corporateBody)

Grajewski, Stanley (person)

Balderston, Daniel, 1952-.... (person)

Fuller, Thomas, 1608-1661 (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 29283 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000301.0x000372 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7412 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000301.0x000378 Epithet: atte personage British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x000131 Epithet: of Add MS 32...

Deming, Katherine Burritt (person)

Johnson, Nancy (person)

Davies, Diana, 1938- (person)

Rally in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Central Park, New York City, April 5, 1968. © Diana Davies. Musician, theatre worker, and photographer Diana Davies became a photojournalist in the 1960s. One of the principal documentarians of the second-wave women's movement the U.S., she also photographed in Africa, Central America, the Middle East, and Europe. She documented the civil rights and peace movements, poor people's and welfare rights movements, and farmworker...

Alpert, Jane (person)

Hansen, Ronda (person)

Barnstone, Willis, 1927-.... (person)

Hilderley, Jeriann, 1937- (person)

Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967 (person)

Clergyman, pacifist. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741542 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681124 A.J. Muste (1885-1967). Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919. When he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrenc...

Hazel, Perry (person)

Kanaga, Consuelo, 1894-1978 (person)

Consuelo Kanaga (1894-1978) is considered a pioneer in social photography. She began her career as a journalist at the San Francisco Chronicle, learned photography and joined the California Camera Club, which became the renowned group f/64. After moving to New York, she worked at the New York American and as a free lance photographer. She was married to artist Wallace Putnam and lived in Yorktown Heights, Westchester, New York. From the description of Papers, 1936-1978. (Brooklyn Mus...

Wilson, Dagmar (person)

From the guide to the Dagmar Wilson Papers, 1948-1961, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) ...

Rush, Florence, 1918- (person)

Rush worked in a machine shop during World War II. She and her family later lived in Westchester County, N.Y.; she researched and wrote about child abuse. From the description of Papers, 1971-1974 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007874 Feminist and social worker Florence Rush (1918-2008) created a sensation in her talk, "The Sexual Abuse of Children: A Feminist Point of View," presented at the April 1971 conference of New York Radical F...

Page, Anita (person)

Kantor, Martha Ryther, 1896-1981 (person)

Forest, Jim (James H.) (person)

Gardner, K. (Kay) (person)

Crawford, Miriam (person)

Berrigan, Daniel (person)

"Daniel Berrigan." Contemporary Authors Online. Gale Biography In Context. (accessed November 2011). Additional nformation derived from the collection. Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan is a poet, playwright, teacher, and civil disobedience activist. Daniel Berrigan, who was born May 9, 1921, in Virginia, Minnesota, entered the Order of Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1939 and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest...

Klein, Yvonne (person)

Murphy, Kathleen (person)

De Gámez, Tana, 1920- (person)

Born Cielo Cayetana Alba de Gamez in Spain; came to U.S. in 1936 and became naturalized citizen in 1941; professional guitarist, translator, radio journalist, director of an art gallery in Washington, D.C., and book editor in New York City. From the description of Tana de Gamez collection, 1966-1968. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70963169 ...

Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997 (person)

The interview took place at Wells College, New York. From the description of Audio interviews with poet Denise Levertov by Clive Scott Chisholm : sound recordings, 1973 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864806 Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Denise Levertov and her husband, Mitchell Goodman. From the description of Letters, 1965-1976, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871475 ...

Howe, Florence (person)

Willoughby, George, pacifist (person)

George W. Willoughby: born in 1914 in Wyoming; Quaker peace activist; World War II conscientious objector; worked for eight years with the Iowa regional section of the American Friends Service Committee, and served as an official with the Fellowship of Reconciliation. In 1958, he took part in the voyages of the Phoenix and Golden Rule, yachts which disrupted atomic testing in the Pacific Ocean. He and his wife, Lillian, travelled to India in peace action projects, and to the former Soviet Union,...

Harding, Vincent. (person)

Vincent Harding was born in New York City in 1931 and grew up in Harlem and the Bronx. He attended New York City public schools and graduated in History from the City College of New York in 1952. He earned an MS degree in journalism at Columbia University in 1953. Harding married Rosemarie Freeney in 1960, and they spent four years as workers in the freedom movement, assisting the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and Congress of Racial Equality ...

Baker, Gail (person)

Sherman, Jane, 1908-2010 (person)

Jane Sherman was born in Beloit, Wisconsin, in 1908. She performed with the Denishawn Dancers and toured Asia with the company from 1925-1926. She appeared in Broadway musicals and danced with the Rockettes in the mid-1930s. In 1933 she met writer Allan Seager in Oxford, England, and the two later became lovers in New York City in the mid-1930s. She married composer Ned Lehac in 1940 and wrote books and articles on the dance in the 1970s. From the description of Jane Sherman papers r...

Suzuki-Hawkes, Mary (person)

Child, Dorothy (person)

Nathan, Otto, 1893-1987 (person)

Woodward, Beverly (person)

Cantine, Holley R. (person)

Malpede, Karen (person)

Grosberg, Carol (person)

Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012 (person)

Adrienne Cecile Rich, poet, author, feminist, and teacher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 16, 1929, the daughter of Helen (Jones) and Arnold Rice Rich. She attended the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Md. (1938-47). A 1951 graduate of Radcliffe College, in that year she won the Yale Younger Poets Award with the publication of her first book, A Change of World . Following her studies at Oxford University (winter 1952-53), she traveled through Europe. The following de...

O'Connor, Bill, 1947- (person)

Lunden, Blue (person)

Atkinson, Ti-Grace (person)

Kady, 1927- (person)

Artist, writer, and lesbian activist Kady Vandeurs was born in Pensacola, Florida, the daughter of George and Ann Shepard Vandeurs. She published articles in Big Mama Rag, the New Women's Times, and Off Our Backs, and studied design, painting, and graphic art at Greenfield (Massachusetts) Community College. She participated in the Women's Pentagon Action (1980-1981) and at the Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace & Justice near Seneca Falls, New York (1983). Kady died in Greenfield, Mass...

Committee for Nonviolent Action (corporateBody)

The Committee for Nonviolent Action was organized in 1957 by Lawrence Scott to protest nuclear tests in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was one of the first United States peace groups to promote nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience. Leaders included A.J. Muste, Brad Lyttle, George Willoughby, and Neil Haworth. CNVA helped sponsor the voyages of the Phoenix and the Golden Rule (1958), Omaha Action (1959), Polaris Action (1961), the San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace (1961), the voyage...

Bloch, Ruth (person)

Gitlin, Irving, d. 1967 (person)

Katherine (Kit) Havice (person)

Hayden, Tom, 1939-2016 (person)

Biography Tom Hayden, Democrat, was a State Assembly Member, 1983-1992 and a State Senator, 1993-1998. He represented the 44th Assembly District in Los Angeles County until 1992 when his Assembly seat was eliminated with redistricting. Hayden was then elected to the 23rd Senatorial District in Los Angeles. He left office in 2000 because of term limits. Hayden was a leader of student civil rights and anti-war movements in the 1960s...

Gallagher, Janet (person)

Millett, Kate (person)

Katherine Murray Millett (September 14, 1934 – September 6, 2017) was an American feminist writer, educator, artist, and activist. She attended Oxford University and was the first American woman to be awarded a degree with first-class honors after studying at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She has been described as "a seminal influence on second-wave feminism", and is best known for her book Sexual Politics (1970), which was based on her doctoral dissertation at Columbia University. The feminist, ...

Philip, Cynthia Owen (person)

Merwin, W.S. (William Stanley), 1927- (person)

American poet and writer. From the description of Letters, to Arthur Gregor, 1966-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122587287 Born in New York City, 1927; educated at Princeton University (class of 1948); Pulitzer Prize-winning author, poet, translator, and environmental activist. From the description of W.S. Merwin papers 1946- (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 57553010 American poet and translator. From th...

Davidov, Marv (person)

Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 (person)

Trappist monk and author. From the description of Thomas Merton Collection, 1940-1986. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 32689646 Thomas Merton (Father Louis), M.A. Columbia 1939, was a widely read Catholic author and social critic who lived as a member of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance, the Trappists, from 1941 till his death in Bangkok in 1968. From the description of Thomas Merton papers, 1923-1989. (Columbia University In the City of New Yo...

Paley, Grace, 1922-2007 (person)

Grace Paley (b. Grace Goodside, Dec. 11, 1922, Bronx, NY-d. Aug. 22, 2007, Thetford, VT) attended Hunter College and The New School where she studied with W. H. Auden. She married June 20, 1942, Grace Goodside married cinematographer Jess Paley in 1942 and had two children before getting divorced. Paley married poet Robert Nichols 1n 1972. She taught at Sarah Lawrence College. Her first collection was published in 1959. A known pacifist and social activist, Paley joined the War Resisters Leagu...