Vassar College Digital Library
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Women in politics

Guide to the Alma Lutz Papers, 1906-1973

Collection Title
Alma Lutz Papers
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Correspondence, clippings, notes,
speeches, interviews, photographs, manuscript and published versions of her
writings, other publications, bibliographies, and copies of historic documents
pertaining to materials on women's history. There are also family letters and
photographs, biographical materials, and miscellaneous items relating to Vassar
College.
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Guide to the Anita Pollitzer Papers, 1923-1964 (bulk 1945-1946)

Collection Title
Anita Pollitzer Papers
Abstract
Papers reflecting Pollitzer's interest and activities in regard to women's rights, particularly her work with the National Woman's Party
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Guide to the Autograph Files, 1669-1995

Collection Title
Autograph Files
Abstract
Letters with some manuscripts,
speeches, poems, and other items, primarily resulting from an official connection
with Vassar College, written by Vassar students, faculty or staff, or by persons of historical
and cultural significance.
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Guide to the Elsie Slaughter Papers, 1958-1962

Collection Title
Elsie Slaughter Papers
Abstract
Slaughter's manuscripts on the history of women and Great Britain, as well as correspondence with Vassar College about her work.
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Guide to the Hill Family Papers, 1662-1994 (bulk 1835-1970)

Collection Title
Hill Family Papers
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Materials relating to the family's personal, professional, and political activities. The bulk of the collection relates most directly to Elsie M. Hill.
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Guide to the National Women’s Political Caucus Records, 1971-1974

Collection Title
National Women’s Political Caucus Records
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Materials relating to the National Women's Political Caucus, the Women's Political Caucus of Dutchess County, and the Tri-State Women's Political Caucus, 1971-1974. There are also some materials from the Women's Center of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1972-1974, and other miscellaneous groups working on women's rights.
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Guide to the Office of the President Records, Sarah Gibson Blanding Files, 1911-1977 (bulk 1946-1964)

Collection Title
Office of the President Records, Sarah Gibson Blanding Files
Abstract
Records of the Vassar College Office of the President, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, articles, speeches, and press releases during her tenure at Vassar, 1946-1964, concerning women's education, academic freedom, 1950's politics, her stand against Congressional investigation of Communist influence in education, her introduction to Adlai Stevenson on a radio program, and her 1962 statement on pre-marital sex and Vassar students.
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Guide to the Priscilla Tremper Leith Papers, 1974-1988

Collection Title
Priscilla Tremper Leith Papers
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Correspondence, reports and other materials relating primarily to Leith’s work with the National Organization for Women.
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Guide to the Ruth Lamb Atkinson Papers, 1781-1970 (bulk 1928-1947)

Collection Title
Ruth Lamb Atkinson Papers
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Correspondence, clippings, reports, speeches, articles, pamphlets, and government documents relating to Atkinson's work in advertising and with the Food and Drug Administration. Also includes collected Americana and Indian art and manuscripts.
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Guide to the Woman Suffrage and Women's Rights Collection, 1866–1989

Collection Title
Woman Suffrage and Women's Rights Collection
Abstract
An artificial collection of petitions, speeches, correspondence, publications, scrapbooks, and broadsides relating to the struggles for woman suffrage and other women's rights. Includes documents relating to debates over the suffrage issue at Vassar College.
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