Papers, 1943-1980 (inclusive).


Papers, 1943-1980 (inclusive).

Collection includes photographs of Bargowski and family, 1943-1973; reading list, etc., for Society in Women course, class papers by Bargowski, student newsletters, etc., from Monteith College, 1963-1968; minutes, statements, etc., from The Feminists and Redstockings; National Organization for Women conference material, 1967-1968; typescript of "Sexual Politics" by Kate Millett, 1968; minutes and correspondence of Quest; correspondence with Rita Mae Brown, Charlotte Bunch and others; unpublished drafts and notes; etc.

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