The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America documents the lives of women of the past and present for the future and furthers the Radcliffe Institute’s commitment to women, gender, and society. The Schlesinger Library holdings date from the founding of the United States to the present and include more than 3,200 manuscript collections, 100,000 volumes of books and periodicals, films, photos, and audiovisual material.
What you’ll find
- The Library’s collection holds manuscript material from Susan B. Anthony, Amelia Earhart, Betty Friedan, and the archives of the National Organization for Women
- Online exhibitions , including The Feminist Mystique at 50 and the Julia Child Centenary Exhibition
- Extensive research subject guides on a variety of themes and subjects related to women’s history