Audio and video tape collection, 1957-1986.


Sarah Lawrence College. Archives. Audio and video tape collection, 1957-1986.

Audio and video tape collection, 1957-1986.

Audio tapes and some video tapes of meetings, commencement programs and speeches, concerts, seminars, convocations, conferences, lectures, poetry readings, memorial services, and oral history interviews. Lecturers and speakers include Anthony Burgess, Joseph Campbell, Aaron Copland, Ruby Dee, Erik H. Erikson, Aldous Huxley, Norman Mailer, Herbert Marcuse, Juliet Mitchell, Madame Nhu, Adrienne Rich, Eleanor Roosevelt, Paul Tillich, and Alice Walker. There are also tapes from the 1979 Institute on Women's History held on campus.

ca. 30 linear ft.

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 (person)

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...

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Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 (person)

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Ngô, Dình Nhu, Bà, 1924- (person)

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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...

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Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-1994 (person)

Erik Erikson (1902-1994) was an American psychoanalyst, educator, and author. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany to Danish parents who separated before his birth, but he grew up in Karlsruhe, Germany. He used his stepfather’s last name, Homburger, until the late 1930s. In 1930 he married Joan Mowat Serson, a Canadian dancer and artist. In 1933 they immigrated from Vienna to the United States. He was best known for his work in child development and life-span studies, coining the phrase "identity c...

Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965 (person)