Papers, 1914-2007 (inclusive), 1973-2000 (bulk).
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Susan Yankowitz, playwright. From the description of Slaughterhouse play : typescript, ca. 1976. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430792 From the description of Night sky : typescript, 1991 June. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517234 From the description of Boxes : typescript, 1972. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533653 From the description of Terminal : typscript. (New York Public Library). WorldCat re...
Photographer, poet, free lance writer. From the description of Elsa Dorfman papers, 1960-1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 493895076 Elsa Dorfman is a portrait photographer who works in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is now known for her use of a Polaroid 20 by 24 inch camera (one of only five in existence), from which she creates large prints. From the description of Photographs, 1957-1970. (University of Massachusetts at Bo...
Feminist novelist, poet, and essayist Erica Jong has published 20 books, including eight novels, six volumes of poetry, six books of non-fiction, and numerous articles in magazines and newspapers. From the description of How to Save Your Own Life : a novel : manuscript, 1977. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 496807049 Erica Jong is an American novelist, poet, and social writer. Her landmark first novel, Fear of flying, became infamous for frank and expli...
Author, critic, lesbian, and radical feminist, Andrea Dworkin (1946-2005) was born in Camden, N.J., the daughter of Sylvia (Spiegel) and Harry Dworkin. A 1968 graduate of Bennington College, Dworkin was arrested in 1965 in New York City for protesting against the Vietnam war, and spent four days in the Women's House of Detention. She later made headlines, publicizing her brutal treatment at the hands of staff, which led to a grand jury investigation of the prison. Married in 1969 to...
Feminist lawyer and professor, Catharine Alice MacKinnon was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1946. She attended Smith College (B.A. 1969), Yale Law School (J.D. 1977), and Yale University (Ph. D. 1987). While in graduate school she organized a course to be taught in the women's studies program, and began to make the argument that sexual harassment in the workplace is also sex discrimination and therefore a violation of federal law. This grew into her first book, Sexual Harassment...
Karla Jay, author and historian, co-authored with Allen Young, free-lance writer, journalist and publisher, a comprehensive survey and documentary of gay and lesbian sexuality entitled THE GAY REPORT: LESBIANS AND GAY MEN SPEAK OUT ABOUT SEXUAL EXPERIENCES AND LIFESTYLES (New York, Summit Books, c1979). From the description of Typescripts and questionnaires for THE GAY REPORT ca. 1979. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486359 Lesbian feminist activist, author...
A biological female who lives as a person without regard to sex, Mark Ethan Smith was born Marcia Ellen Bazer on March 13, 1940. His mother was a schoolteacher and his father an upholsterer. He graduated from Carle Place High School (Carle Place, N.Y.) and left home at 17. During the next twenty-five years Mark Smith married four times (one daughter was raised by Smith's parents, the other given up for adoption), and traveled widely. He lived for a time--often hand to mouth--in Hond...
Phyllis Chesler (1940- ) is an American writer, psychotherapist, and teacher. Known as a feminist psychologist, she is a co-founder of the Association for Women in Psychology and the author of numerous books, including Women and Madness, The Death of Feminism and The New Anti-Semitism. She taught psychology and women's studies for many years at Richmond College (later the College of Staten Island). From the guide to the Phyllis Chesler Manuscript, before 1977, (Special Collections Re...
Cultural historian, researcher in sexuality, and feminist, Shere Hite was born in 1942 in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and attended the University of Florida, Gainesville (B.A. 1960, M.A. 1967). From 1972 to 1978, she directed the feminist sexuality project of the National Organization for Women and in 1976 published The Hite Report: A Nationwide Study on Female Sexuality, which was based upon anonymous responses to questionnaires in which women detailed their sexual experiences. This was followed by...
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, ...
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...
Founded in 1979 by Susan Brownmiller and others, Women Against Pornography sought to educate men and women about what it saw as the essence of pornography: the degradation, objectification, and brutalization of women. To this end it offered slide shows and lectures, maintained a referral service for victims of sexual exploitation, compiled statistics, organized protests, and sponsored tours of New York City's Times Square area. WAP was disbanded in 1990. From the description of Recor...
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...
Feminist and activist. From the description of Papers, 1970-1992. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 37869804 ...
Poet, story writer, essayist, and journalist. Activist, jailed for her protest against the Vietnam War. Died in 1984. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1981-1985]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122384452 Author and activist, Barbara Deming began her career writing theater and film reviews, poetry, short stories, and a novel. In 1959, inspired by Gandhi's writings, Deming became politically active, advocating nonviolence in all spheres of life. Periodicals such a...
Author, editor, feminist. From the description of Reminiscences of Gloria Steinem : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528716 Journalist; Feminist; Political activist; Co-founder, Ms magazine; Co-founder, Women's Action Alliance; Co-founder, Ms Foundation for Women; Co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus. Born 1934; graduated Smith College, 1956; received post-graduate 2 year fellowship to...
Women's health activist; Author. Gena Corea is the author of "The Hidden Malpractice"(1977), concerned with how women were treated in the medical profession as patients and professionals; "The Invisible Epidemic" (1992), about the effect of AIDS on women; "Man-made Women" (1987) on reproductive technologies and their effect on women; and "The Mother Machine" (1985), about the medical and scientific establishment's increasing control of the reproductive process. Corea is ...
Radical feminist activist and poet. From the description of Portraits, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 48633460 Robin Morgan is the author of many books, including Sisterhood is Powerful (1970) and Sisterhood is Global (1984). From the description of Papers, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007925 Feminist activist, author, poet, child star, and editor of MS. magazine. From the description of Robin Morgan ...
Dorothy "Cookie" Foster Teer was born on August 15, 1941 to Dorothy and Nello Teer, Jr. of Durham, N.C. After a stint in New York, she returned to Durham in the 1970s. After taking some courses at Duke Divinity School, she joined the committee that founded Triangle Hospice. In the early 1980s, Teer became an overnight radical feminist, activist, and speaker, giving over 400 slide shows around the United States on pornography, sex role stereotyping, and child pornography. A 1987 conversation led ...
The International Gay Information Center, Inc. (IGIC) was founded in New York City in 1982 for the purpose of collecting and preserving historical records and papers which document the movement for gay rights in America. Since its founding the IGIC has collected the records of organizations and the papers of individuals who have been active in the gay rights movement.It has also collected and preserved an extensive file of gay periodicals and imprints; audio-visual materials; and a large mass of...
Epithet: literary agent wife of David Markson British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x00034d ...
Archimedes Russell designed buildings in Syracuse and Ithaca, New York, including McGraw Hall and Sibley Hall on the Cornell University campus. From the description of A preliminary survey of original materials by and about Archimedes Russell, architect, 1840-1915, Syracuse, New York, 1975. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64074049 ...