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Guide to the Sara M. Evans Papers, 1959-2005

Abstract

Sara M. Evans is a Regents Professor Emeritus in the history department at the University of Minnesota. She specializes in American social and women's history of the 20th century. Collection consists of subject files, course materials, research files, publication materials, lectures, correspondence, project documentation, student course work and student activist work accumulated by Evans during her career as first a student, then a professor and historian, of women's history. Topics include feminism, minority women, religion, violence, civil rights, labor activism at Duke University, lesbianism, motherhood, feminist theology, employment, socialist feminism, Christian feminism, National Organization for Women, Organization of American Historians, and student activism. Collection contains materials used in the preparation of her publications, including Personal Politics. There are also lectures, academic correspondence, and administrative materials from her tenure at the University of Minnesota. Audiocassette tapes from a series of interviews conducted by Evans in her research for Personal Politics, as well as a slide show from a feminist organization are also included. Originals of the audio cassette tapes are closed to use. Patrons must request use copies to access the content of this material. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Sara M. Evans papers
Creator
Evans, Sara M. (Sara Margaret), 1943-
Extent
26.7 linear feet, 16,688 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The material in this collection includes subject files, course materials, research files, lectures, conference materials, professional correspondence, publication materials, project documentation, student course work, student activist work, and academic administrative documents. It was accumulated by Evans during her career as first a student, then a professor and historian of women's history. Materials range in date from 1959 through 2005.

Topics in the Subject Files and Course Materials series include feminism, minority women, religion, violence, civil rights, lesbianism, motherhood, employment, and socialist feminism. There are course outlines and syllabi from women's history courses Evans taught at the University of Minnesota dating from the 1970s through the 1990s. There are also materials docmenting student activist work by Evans while at Duke University. It includes petitions, newsletters, and other printed material supporting the activities of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees of the AFL-CIO at Duke University. The Publications series contains materials accumulated by Evans during the research for and the publication of her books. These materials include research notes, publicity, reviews, and illustrations. Most significantly, it includes interview transcripts, chapter notes, and a name index of feminist leaders for Evans' book Personal Politics. The Audiocassettes series contains interviews Evans recorded during her research for Personal Politics. It also contains research interviews Evans conducted in the early 1980s, as well as interviews with Evans. The Lectures series contains notes and transcripts from lectures Evans gave outside the University of Minnesota. The Correspondence, Projects, Feminist Theology, and Miscellany series contains professional correspondence, documentation of grant-funded projects, feminist theology conference materials, and Evans' early course work, including her dissertation and notes from a history class at Duke taught by Anne Firor Scott. Also notable are documentation of the University of Chicago's Vietnam War draft policies, and papers outlining Students for a Democratic Society policies from 1962-1963. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Originals of the audio cassette tapes are closed to use. Patrons must request use copies to access the content of this material.

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Contents of the Collection

Course Materials and Subject Files, 1959-2001

27 boxes

The materials in this series consist mostly of subject and research files accumulated by Evans during her career as a professor and historian of women's history. Subjects include feminism, minority women, religion, violence, civil rights, lesbianism, motherhood, socialist feminism, and employment. Other items include course and curricular materials, printed materials and publications, conference information, and some correspondence. This series includes a slide show from a feminist organization.

Arrangement note

For the most part, Evans' original arrangement and folder titles have been retained.

Course syllabi, 1977-1978
Box 1
Comparable worth class, 1974-1984
Box 1
UNC-Chapel Hill syllabi, 1964-1979
Box 1
Bacon's Rebellion, 1971
Box 1
Indian cultural response, 1971
Box 1
City on a hill, 1975
Box 1
Race and culture, 1974
Box 1
Puritan discussion, 1971
Box 1
Comparative women's history class, 1996
Box 1
Oral history, 1973-1979
Box 1
Oral history, 1978
Box 1
Social history of American women, 1971-1972
Box 1
History courses, 1988-1993
(3 folders)
Box 1
Theory and practice of women's history, 1977-1981
Box 1
Women, work and family, 1980
Box 1
Peasant women, undated
Box 1
Urban/artisanal life, 1980
Box 1
Mill towns, undated
Box 1
From country to city, undated
Box 1
Middle class family life, 1979
Box 1
Working class family life, 1980
Box 1
Class and gender: ideology of women's work, undated
Box 1
Education and women's professions, undated
Box 1
Women in the post-industrial economy, undated
Box 1
Pink collar work, undated
Box 1
Housewife and workwife, undated
Box 1
Recent trends, 1980
Box 1
Public policy course, 1984
Box 1
Feminist approaches to history, 1977-1979
Box 1
Female experience: childhood, 1977
Box 1
Marriage, motherhood and the single state, undated
Box 1
Housewife, 1980
Box 2
Work, war and religion among Indian women, undated
Box 2
History course, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1972
Box 2
Older woman's guide to independent living, 1975-1976
Box 2
Politico, 1977
Box 2
Education, 1977
Box 2
Search for autonomy, 1982
Box 2
Women in ancient history, 1977
Box 2
Middle ages and renaissance, 1979
Box 2
Shapes of women's lives, undated
Box 2
Industrialization, undated
Box 2
English women, undated
Box 2
Social movements, undated
Box 2
Women's history, 1976
Box 2
Feminism and methodology, undated
Box 2
Survey syllabi, 1974-1976
Box 2
History syllabus, 1974
Box 2
American feminism seminar, 1974-1992
Box 2
Course ideas, 1976
Box 2
Seminar, 1979
Box 2
Women's studies, 1982
Box 2
Syllabi, 1985-1989
Box 2
World history, 1992
Box 2
Family sistory, 1978
Box 2
Women's studies, 1982
Box 2
Women's studies, 1983-1988
Box 2
Women in U.S. history, 1976-1978
Box 2
Cumulative file, 1976-1983
Box 2
Introduction, 1977-1983
Box 2
The Puritan family, 1983
Box 2
Women in American history, 1983
Box 2
Women in southern and middle colonies, 1988-1995
Box 2
Sexuality and gynecology, 1981
Box 2
Exceptional women, undated
Box 2
Salem witch trials, undated
Box 2
Enlightenment and revolution, undated
Box 2
The Victorian lady, undated
Box 2
Mill girls, new realities, undated
Box 2
Utopian communities, undated
Box 2
Black women and the slave family, undated
Box 2
Race and sex, antebellum south, undated
Box 2
Reform, abolition and women's rights, undated
Box 2
Seneca Falls, undated
Box 2
The female pioneer experience, undated
Box 3
Cult of domesticity, undated
Box 3
Women and the church, undated
Box 3
Civil wars and reconstruction, undated
Box 3
Women in modern America, 1985
Box 3
Women's studies senior seminar, 1976-1977
Box 3
Women in modern America, 1995
Box 3
Course syllabi, 1986-1989
(2 folders)
Box 3
Course materials, 1979-1985
Box 3
Printed materials
Readings and resources on Asian-American Women, 1990
Box 3
Readings and Resources on American Indian Women, 1989
Box 3
Native American Women Bibliography, 1981
Box 4
Multicultural Women's Sourcebook, 1982
Box 4
To All Inquiring Friends: Letters, Diaries, and Essays in North Dakota, 1979
Box 4
Women's History Resources,1989
Box 4
Women, Cultural Diversity and the Curriculum, undated
Box 4
Teaching Women's History, 1977
Box 4
Women in U.S. History, 1976
Box 4
Subject Files
Sexuality, 1996
Box 4
Reproductive rights, 1986-1997
Box 4
Motherhood and birthright, 1971-1989
Box 4
Portrayals of women in popular culture, 1990-1997
Box 4
Sports, 1974-1998
Box 4
Misc. subjects, 1970-1998
Box 4
Feminism in the 1990s, 1987-2001
(3 folders)
Box 5
The next generation, 1989-2001
Box 5
International organizing, 1994-1999
Box 5
Backlash and anti-feminism, 1990
Box 5
Women's health, 1971-1975
Box 5
Men's movement, 1993
Box 5
Sources, 1977-1995
Box 6
Pornography, 1970-1994
Box 6
Discrimination, 1970
Box 6
The woman question, 1970-1976
Box 6
Employment issues, 1972-2000
Box 6
Violence and women, 1973-1994
Box 6
Miscellaneous, 1992-1994
Box 6
Miscellaneous, 1984-1992
Box 7
Iowa conference, 1977
Box 7
Center for Advanced Feminist Studies, 1987-1991
Box 7
Comparative women's history, 1991-1996
Box 7
Department of Labor, 1959-1967
Box 7
Printed Materials
Voice of the Women's Liberation Movement,1968-1969
Box 7
Radical Historian's Newsletter,1989
Box 7
Pamphlets, 1922-1980
Box 7
Curricular materials, undated
(2 folders)
Box 8
National teleconference for women in eigher education, 1995-1999
Box 8
Bibliographies, 1990
Box 8
Printed curricular materials, undated
Box 8
Annual reports, 1990-1995
Box 9
Rockefeller Foundation, 1989
Box 9
Activities, 1986
Box 9
Unpublished papers, 1982 and undated
Box 9
Women's history, 1975
Box 9
Southern sit-in movement, 1960
Box 9
Photocopied letters to Betty Friedan, 1964
Box 9
Feminist scholars update, 1988
Box 9
Women in American society, 1973
Box 9
Women, the longest revolution, 1966
Box 9
Placing women in the past, 1997
Box 9
Whole women catalog, 1974
Box 9
Southern student organizing committee, 1965
Box 9
New York Times Book Review, 1979-1986
Box 9
Book reviews, 1989-2001
Box 9
Evaluations, 1988
Box 9
Anniversary celebration, 1990
Box 9
Barnard conference, 1991
Box 9
Sources and notes, 1998
Box 9
Women's art, 1973-1997
Box 10
Women's music, 1974-1990
Box 10
Women's culture, 1971-1996
Box 10
Lesbian music, 1973-1994
Box 10
Lesbian art, 1974-1997
Box 10
Mainstream lesbians, 1979-1993
Box 10
Lesbian writing, 1971-1985
Box 10
Lesbian political activism, 1973-1999
Box 10
Lesbian feminism, 1973-1977
Box 10
Lesbian feminism debates, 1972-1984
Box 10
Lesbian racism, 1973-1990
Box 10
Issues and trends in the lesbian community, 1972-1999
Box 10
Socialist feminism, 1972-1989
(4 folders)
Box 11
Evans' comments on unpublished manuscript, 1997
Box 11
Socialism and feminism, 1970-1977
Box 12
Student activism, 1974-1977
Box 12
Slideshow: Time is Passing: A Common Women's History, by the Circle of the Witch Theaters, Minneapolis, Minn.
Box 12
Upper Midwest Women's History Center, 1996
Box 12
Feminism, popular views, 1972-1992
Box 12
Coops, communes and collectives, 1974-1994
Box 12
Battered women's shelters, 1975-1987
Box 12
Women's centers, 1972-1974
Box 12
Feminist businesses, 1973-1979
Box 12
Institutions, 1973-1980
Box 12
Into the mainstream, 1979-1998
Box 12
Betty Friedan, 1995-1999
Box 13
Gloria Steinem, 1973-1995
Box 13
Organizations, 1970-1972
Box 13
Contemporary views of feminism, 1970-1980
Box 13
Women's movement, 1973-1974
Box 13
Sources, 1993-1998
Box 13
General context, 1990s
Box 13
Multiculturalism and political correctness, 1990-1998
Box 13
Women's issues, 1990-1998
(1 of 2 folders)
Box 13
Women's issues, 1990-1998
(2 of 2 folders)
Box 14
Women and work, 1994-2000
Box 14
Motherhood, family and work, 1993-2000
Box 14
Women and politics, 1992-1999
Box 14
Anita Hill, 1992-1997
Box 14
Sexual harassment, 1986-1999
Box 15
Research, 1979-1999
Box 15
Retrospectives, 1993-1997
Box 15
Continuing education for women, 1969-1975
Box 15
Women's studies, 1970s
(2 folders)
Box 15
Women's studies, 1980s
Box 15
Women's studies, 1990s
(3 folders)
Box 15
Feminist scholarship, 1971-1999
Box 16
Gay and lesbian studies and faculty, 1992-1998
Box 16
Notes and bibliographies, 1998
Box 16
Organizing women,1979
Box 16
National women's agenda, 1976
Box 16
Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), 1970-1976
Box 16
Electoral politics, 1983-1994
Box 16
Title IX, 1981
Box 16
Women's Equity Resource Center (WEEA), 1981-1992
Box 16
WEEA, 1982-1994
Box 16
Coalition on women and the budget, 1983-1984
Box 16
National Organization for Women (NOW), 1971-1995
Box 16
League of Women Voters, 1970-1988
Box 16
National Women's Politics Caucus (NWPC), 1973-1987
Box 17
Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR), 1997-1998
Box 17
Unions, 1974-1998
(3 folders)
Box 17
Girls' organizations, 1974-1994
Box 17
Bibliographies and sources, 1985
Box 17
Women and religion, 1975-1995
Box 17
Women and religion, 1970-1988
(2 folders)
Box 18
Women in denominations, 1976-1998
Box 18
Women challenge the church, 1971-1992
(2 folders)
Box 18
Re-Imagining Conference, (feminist theology) 1993-1998
(2 folders)
Box 18
Gays, lesbians and the church, 1996-1999
Box 19
Alternative religion, 1985-2000
Box 19
Women of color, 1971-1999
(2 folders)
Box 19
Overviews of primary sources, 1974-2000
Box 19
Black women, 1960s-1990s
(4 folders)
Box 19
Black women politicians, 1970-1971
Box 19
Individual women, 1997-1998
Box 19
Race and the women's movement, 1970s-1980s
Box 19
Latinas, 1977-1997
Box 20
Native American women, 1968-1998
Box 20
Asian-American women, 1971-1989
Box 20
Ms. magazine, 1973-1975
Box 20
Secondary sources, 1970-1999
Box 20
Consciousness raising, 1971-1998
Box 20
Marlene Dixon sit-in, 1969
(folder 1 of 2)
Box 20
Marlene Dixon sit-In, 1969
(folder 2 of 2)
Box 21
Women's liberation, 1960s-1970s
(2 folders)
Box 21
Newsletters, 1968-1975
Box 21
Meetings and conferences, 1960s-1970s
Box 21
Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU), 1975-1998
Box 21
The Furies, 1972-1988
Box 22
Dayton women's liberation, 1975-1997
Box 22
Redstockings, 1991-1998
Box 22
Lollipop Power, 1970-1971
Box 22
Actions, 1970
Box 22
Gay-straight split, 1970-1977
Box 22
Eclipse, 1971-1983
Box 22
Gilman minutes, 1975
Box 22
Radical women's movement, 1968
Box 22
Chicago Women's Liberation Conference, 1968
Box 22
Female studies bibliography, 1970
Box 23
Conference Group on Women in the Historical Profession (CGWH) Newsletter, 1977-1983
Box 23
Book reviews, 1975-1992
Box 23
Early work, 1973-1974
Box 23
Feminism and historical consciousness, 1982
Box 23
Job talk, 1975
Box 23
Family and children's service, 1976-1978
Box 23
Lectures, 1980-1991
Box 23
University governance, 1998-1999
Box 23
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) statement, 1998
Box 23
Grant application, 1980
Box 23
Lectures, 1974-1990
Box 24
Grants, 1980-1981
Box 24
Lectures, 1980-1993
(3 folders)
Box 24
Articles, undated
Box 24
Conference on Women's Movement in U.S. and Canada, 1989
Box 25
Maiden Rock Seminar, 1977
Box 25
History of African Peoples Seminar, 1977
Box 25
Forum on Feminism keynote address, 1988
Box 25
Seneca Falls Conference, 1983
Box 25
Berkshire Conference, 1974
Box 25
Nairobi Conference, 1985
Box 25
Berkshire Conference, 1978-1993
(5 folders)
Box 25
Fergus Falls Conference, 1995
Box 25
Wingspread Conference, 1981
Box 25
Marable paper, 1983
Box 25
Midwest academy, undated
Box 25
Chapel Hill Seminar, 1984
Box 26
Continuing education, 1978
Box 26
Ramsey Jr. High School, 1986
Box 26
Hamilton College, 1990
Box 26
Park Service, 1981
Box 26
Berkshire critique, 1981
Box 26
Illegitimacy project, 1982
Box 26
Star Tribune Op-Ed, 1997
Box 26
Teach-in, 1991
Box 26
Lecture notes, 1984
Box 26
Panel comments, 1988
Box 26
Freshman comp., 1990
Box 26
Lecture, 1998
Box 26
Duke Civil Rights Conference, 1977
Box 26
Leadership Conference, 1991
Box 26
Virginia Civil Rights Conference, 1988-1989
Box 26
Hispanic Feminist Conference, 1988
Box 26
OAH, 1988-1995
Box 26
YMCA Conference, 1987
Box 26
ERA statement, 1981
Box 26
Wingspread Conference, 1988
Box 26
Sarah Lawrence Seminar, 1976
Box 26
VCU Seminar, 1990
Box 26
Spring Hill Conference, 1979
Box 26
Duke reunion, 1986
Box 26
Summer institute, 1980
Box 26
Unionizing materials, Duke University, 1966
Box 27

Publications Series 1964-1998

11 boxes

Contains notes, interview transcripts, reviews, research, correspondence and other materials relating to Evans' publications, including Personal Politics, Born for Liberty, and Wage Justice.

Personal Politics
Box 28
Interview notes, 1972-1974
Box 28
Correspondence, 1974-1990
Box 28
Documents, 1965-1978
Box 28
Notes for conclusion, 1974-1975
Box 28
Notes and transcripts, 1964
Box 28
Notes, 1973-1984
Box 28
Interview transcripts, 1972-1987
(2 folders)
Box 28
Interview notes, 1982-1997
Box 28
Personal Politics
Box 29
Interview transcripts, 1973
(2 folders)
Box 29
Notes, chapters 1-5, undated
(4 folders)
Box 29
Notes, 1965-1975
Box 29
Comments, 1975
Box 29
Personal Politics
Box 30
Interview transcripts, 1972-1977
Box 30
Interview transcripts and notes, 1973 and undated
Box 30
Research files, 1968-1969
(2 folders)
Box 30
Reviews, 1979
Box 30
Research notes, 1974 and undated
Box 34
Notes for women's liberation, 1973 and undated
Box 34
Women's liberation research files, 1967-1994
(2 folders)
Box 34
National Congress of Neighborhood Women, 1976-1983
(3 folders)
Box 34
Working class women's movement, 1982-1983
Box 34
Women and work, 1981-1983
(2 folders)
Box 35
Women employed, 1981-1982
Box 35
Correspondence, 1988-2001
Box 35
Miranda Foundation, 1988
Box 35
Interview notes, 1977-1998
(3 folders)
Box 35
Joyce Miller, 1974
Box 36
Completed survey forms, 1969
(3 folders)
Box 36
Articles on women's surnames, 1973-1990
(2 folders)
Box 37
Wage Justice reviews, 1988-1990
Box 37
Comparable worth correspondence, 1985-1987
Box 37
Wage Justice promotional materials, 1989-1990
Box 37
Comparable worth project reports, 1984-1986
Box 37
Comparable worth conference, 1985
Box 37
National Academy of Sciences grant
Box 37
Comparable worth articles, 1986-1988
Box 37
Comparable worth interview notes, 1986-1988
Box 37
Born for Liberty, 1987-1991
(2 folders)
Box 38
Book reviews, Born for Liberty and Wage Justice, 1989-1991
Box 38
Born for Liberty photo inserts, 1989 and undated
Box 38
Born for Liberty photo permissions, 1989-1990
(2 folders)
Box 38
Jimmy Weinstein and Anne Farrar, DeKalb, Illinois, 1973 July 5

Contains taped interviews Evans recorded during her research for Personal Politics in the 1970s. It also contains a group of interviews Evans conducted in the early 1980s for her books Free Spaces and Wage Justice. At the end are a group of miscellaneous interviews and discussions, including several interviews with Evans.

Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0001
Compact disc use copy
Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0090
Compact disc use copy
Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0091
Steve Max and Heather Booth, Chicago, 1973 July 9
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0002
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0091
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0092
Heather Booth, Vivian Rothstein, 1973 July 10
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0003
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0092
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0093
Vivian Rothstein, Richie Rothstein and Paul Booth, Chicago, 1973 July 12
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0004
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0093
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0094
Paul Booth, Barbara Easton, Berkeley, 1973 July 15
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0005
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0094
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0095
Barbara Easton and Mimi Feingold, undated
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Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0006
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0095
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0096
Mimi Feingold and Pam Allen, 1973 July 17
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0007
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0097
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0098
Pam Allen, undated
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0008
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0098
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0099
Leni Wildflower, San Jose, CA, 1973 July 18
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Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0009
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0099
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0100
Leni Wildflower, Paul Potter and Linda Daucher, San Francisco, CA, 1973 July 19
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Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0010
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0100
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0101
Linda Daucher and Joan Jordan, San Francisco, 1973 July 19
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0011
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0101
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0102
Joan Jordan, undated
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Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0012
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0102
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0103
Vicki Gabrener, Atlanta, GA, 1973 June 29
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Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0013
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0104
Leah Johnson Wise, Atlanta, GA, 1973 June 29
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0014
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0105
Nan Grogan, Atlanta, GA, 1973 June 28
Cassette original
Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0015
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0106
Sue Thrasher, Atlanta, GA, 1973 June 30
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Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0016
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0107
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0108
Sue Thrasher and Cathy Cade, Berkeley, CA, 1973 June 21
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Box 31
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0017
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0108
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0109
Cathy Cade, undated
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0018
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0109
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0110
Sydney Halpern and Anne Wells, Berkeley, CA, 1973 July 20-21
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0019
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0110
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0111
Anne Wells and Mary King, Washington, DC, 1972 July 24
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0020
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0111
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0112
Mary King and Linda Carcione, 1973 July 25
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0021
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0113
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0114
Gwen Patton, Washington, DC, 1973 June 20
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0022
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0114
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0115
Jean Walton, Washington, DC, 1973 June 21
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0023
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0115
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0116
Charlotte Bunch, Washington, DC, 1973 June 21
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0024
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0116
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0117
Marcia Kopit and Alice Wolfson, 1973 June 22
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0025
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0117
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Box 47
Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0118
Betty Garmon and Jimmy Garrett, Washington, DC, 1973 July 26
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0026
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Box 47
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0119
Betty Garmon and Jean Wiley, Washington, DC, 1973 July 26
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0027
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0119
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0120
Fay Bellamy, Atlanta, GA, 1973 June 29
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0028
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0120
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0121
Susan Brownmiller and Kathy Sarachild (Kathie Amatniek), New York, New York, 1973 July 27
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0029
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0121
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0122
Kathie Sarachild (Kathie Amatniek) and Carol Hanish, New York, New York, 1973 July 28
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0030
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0122
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0123
Carol Hanish and Rachael Fructer, Brooklyn, NY, 1973 July 29
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0031
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0123
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0124
Rachel Fructer and Naomi Weisstein, New Providence, New York, 1973 July 30
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0032
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0124
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0125
Naomi Weisstein and Ella Baker, New York, New York, 1973 July 31
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0033
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0126
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0127
Ella Baker (no audio), undated
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0034
Mike Zagarell and Lois Chaffee, New York, New York, 1973 August 1
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0035
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0127
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0128
Lois Chaffee, Marya Levenson, Cambridge, MA, 1973 August 4
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0036
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0128
Marya Levenson and Dorothy Burlage, Cambridge, MA, 1973 August 5
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0037
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0129
Dorothy Burlage, Danny Schecter and Roz Baxendall, Truro, MA, 1973 August 6
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0038
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0130
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0131
Roz Baxendall and Linda Gordon, undated
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0039
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0131
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0132
Linda Gordon and Anne Froines, Somerville, MA, 1973 August 7
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0040
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0132
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0133
Anne Froines and Beth Reisen, Boston, MA, 1973 August 7
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Box 32
Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0041
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0133
Beth Reisen and Howard Zinn, Boston, MA, undated
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0042
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0134
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0135
Howard Zinn, Boston, MA, 1973 August 7
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0043
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0135
Dana Densmore and Beth Oglesby, Cambridge, MA, 1973 August 7
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0044
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0136
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0137
Joanie Rabinowitz, undated
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0045
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0137
Sandra "Casey" Cason, New York, New York, 1977 July 13
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0046
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0047
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0137
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0138
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0139
Craig, 1974 March
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0048
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0139
Harry Boyte, 1973 March 12
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0049
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0139
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0140
Heather Booth, Chicago, IL, 1972 November 5
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0050
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0141
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0142
Staughton and Alice, Chicago, IL, 1972 November 4
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0051
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0142
Joan Tighe, Boston, MA, 1981 June 19
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0052
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0143
Heather Booth, Chicago, IL, 1981 July 15
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0053
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0144
Sally Martino Fisher and Francine Moccio, Brooklyn, New York, 1983 April 21
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0054
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0144
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0145
Jan Peterson, undated
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0055
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0145
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0146
Janice Blood and Janet Silcer, undated
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0056
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0147
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0148
Ann Ladke, Chicago, IL, 1983 April 18-21
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0057
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0148
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0149
Beata Walsh, Chicago, IL, 1981 July 15
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0058
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0149
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0150
Joyce Miller, New York, New York, 1983 February 7
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0059
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0150
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0151
Darlene Stille, Chicago, IL, 1981 July 15
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0060
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0151
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0152
Kathy Rand, Chicago, IL, 1983 June 16-17
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0061
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0152
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0153
Jean Hoffenkamp, Chicago, IL, 1983 June 16
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0062
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0153
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0154
Andrea Gunderson, Chicago, IL, 1983 April 17
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0063
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0154
Janet Schumacher, Chicago, IL, 1983 June 17
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0064
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0155
Ellen Cassidy, Bryn Mawr, PA, 1981 July 11
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0065
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0156
Olga Madar, Detroit, MI, 1982 December 10
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0066
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0157
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0158
Dorothy Haener, Detroit, MI, 1983 January 21
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0067
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0158
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0159
Anne Trugy, Minneapolis, MN, 1977 December 8
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0068
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0159
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0160
Addie Wyatt, Chicago, IL, 1983 June 15
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0069
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0160
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0161
Anne Ladky, Chicago, IL, 1983 June 16-17
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0070
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0161
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0162
Day Piercy, Chicago, IL, 1981 July 16
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0071
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0072
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0073
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0163
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0164
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0165
Marie Bueno, Brooklyn, NY, 1983 April 4-21
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0074
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0165
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0166
Jan Peterson and Jean Kowalsky, Brookly, NY, 1983 April 20
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0075
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0166
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0167
Sally Martino Fisher, Brooklyn, NY, 1983 April 20
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0076
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0167
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0168
Alice Quinn, Brooklyn, NY, 1983 April 20
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0168
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Frances Allen, Brooklyn, NY, 1983 April 22
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Ione Biggs and Ann Hill, Bryn Mawr, PA, 1981 July 11
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0079
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0171
Don Bender (neighborhood movement) and Gene Guerrero with Thrusher (sex roles), Atlanta, GA, 1977 March 25
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0080
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0172
Women and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), From the SNCC reunion, Spring, 1988, Spring 1988
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0081
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0173
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0174
The world of letters with Sara Evans, Iowa City, IA, 1980 November 13
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0082
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0174
Leo Laporte, 1989 June 28
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Conversation with Mildred Jeffry, December 9, 1982, 1982 December 9
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National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), Brookly, NY, 1983 February 5
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Audio-disc RL10161-CD-0178
Feminist Roundtable
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Audio-cassette RL10161-CS-0087
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Lectures 1974-2000

2 boxes

This series contains Evans' lectures given outside the University of Minnesota, retained in their original order, organized alphabetically by the place they were given.

Lectures, A-B
Box 39
Lectures, C-D
Box 39
Lectures, F-K
Box 39
Lectures, L-N
Box 39
Lectures, O-P
Box 40
Lectures, R-T
Box 40
Lectures, Wage Justice
Box 40
Lectures, Wayne-Winona
Box 40
Lectures, Women in the 20th Century
Box 40

Correspondence, Projects, Spirituality, and Miscellany 1962-2007

5 boxes

This series contains professional correspondence, project files, materials relating to Christian feminism, Evans' student papers, student activist documentation, and miscellaneous files

Kellogg National Fellowship Program, 1986
Box 41
Kellogg National Fellowship Program, 1982-1986
Box 41
Vietnam summer, undated
Box 41
Correspondence, 1971-1990
(4 folders)
Box 41
Correspondence, 1990-1999
Box 42
Rajender settlement report, 1990
Box 42
Articles, notes, Organization of American Historians (OAH), 1981-1982
Box 42
Oral history project on Southern women, 1973-1976
Box 42
C.P. Gilman New American Movement (NAM), 1973-1975
Box 42
Ruth Pollack, 1991-1995
Box 42
Girl Scout documentary, 1999
Box 42
World Student Christian Foundation (WSCF) women's history project, 1996-1998
Box 42
Teaching awards ceremony, 2005
Box 43
Graduate school commencement ceremony, 2005
Box 43
Retention file, 1989
Box 43
Tenure at the University of Minnesota, 1997
Box 43
Photos of Gerda Lerner event, 1990
Box 43
OAH information, 1996-1997
Box 43
Journeys That Opened Up the World, 2003-2006
Box 43
Women's studies classes, 1973
Box 43
Dissertation, 1972-1973
Box 43
Interviews and notes, 1979
Box 43
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) literature, 1962-1963
Box 43
Student papers, 1966-1970
Box 43
Re-Imagining Conference (feminist theology), 2000-2003
(2 folders)
Box 44
Re-Imagining Conference (feminist theology), 1994-2003
(3 folders)
Box 44
Group 22 reunion, 1989-2002
Box 44
Articles, 1992-1996
Box 44
Lighthouse report, 2004
Box 44
Sacred journey, 2007
Box 44
World Student Christian Federation, 1997-2001
Box 45
Rockefeller Foundation grants, 1976-1989
Box 45
Sarah Lawrence institute, 1973-1977
Box 45
Duke classwork, 1963
Box 45
Socialist feminism policy papers, 1972
Box 45
University of Chicago draft policies, 1966
Box 45
Personal miscellanea, 1977 and undated
Box 45
Dakota mission tabulation sheets, undated
Box 45

Historical Note

Sara Evans was born in South Carolina in 1943, and lived in Texas before receiving her bachelor's degree in history from Duke University in 1966. She earned a master's degree in political science from the University of Chicago, and graduated from the University of North Carolina with a doctorate in American history. She spent her academic career teaching and researching women's history at the University of Minnesota from 1976 until her retirement in 2008. Her books include Personal Politics: The Roots of Women's Liberation in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left (1979, 1980); Free Spaces: The Sources of Democratic Change in America (1986); Born for Liberty: A History of American Women (1989); Wage Justice: Comparable Worth and the Paradox of Technocratic Reform (1989); Journeys That Opened Up the World: Women, Student Christian Movements (2003), and Tidal Wave: How Women Changed America at Century's End (2003).

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sara M. Evans Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Sara M. Evans Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2008 and 2009, as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Processing Information

Processed by Megan E. Lewis, March, 2010

Encoded by Meghan Lyon and Megan E. Lewis, March, 2010

Accessions 2008-0133, 2009-0063 and 2009-0224 were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.