Papers, 1941-2001 (inclusive).

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Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. Papers, 1941-2001 (inclusive).

Papers, 1941-2001 (inclusive).

Collection includes biographical information; correspondence with colleagues; lectures; writings, including reviews, articles, and drafts of books; correspondence with her publishers and from her work in professional organizations; proposals, correspondence, etc., from Documenting the Midwestern Origins of the Twentieth Century Women's Movement, an oral history project; clippings; and research material from her work on the Grimkeśisters and patriarchy.

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