Guide to Resources on Women in the Processed Manuscript Collections of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

Prepared by Katharine Salzmann

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     This resource guide highlights the Manuscript Division's holdings of material relating to the unique contributions of women to the Black experience. This list is by no means exhaustive. It does, however, provide an annotated overview of the material available within the processed manuscript collections. The italicized entries indicate that the Manuscript Division has a collection of that person's papers. Entries that are not underlined are followed by a see reference to the pertinent collection. The collections are linked to the descriptions for the pertinent manuscript collection.

Adams, Harriet Chalmers
See: Simms Family Papers, 1802-1965
Geographer. Personal papers include correspondence between herself and her husband, Franklin Adams.

Allen, Maryrose, 1899-1967
Papers, 1914-1967
12 linear ft.
Educator and administrator. Documents Allen's career in the fields of physical education and health. School notes from the Sargent School of Physical Education for Women and teaching material from Howard University and Hampton Institute comprise most of the papers.

Ames, Mary
See: Oliver Otis Howard Papers, 1850-1906
Included in the Howard Papers is Ms. Ames' A New England Woman's Diary in Dixie, 1865.

Anderson, Marian, 1902-1993
Papers, 1939-1943
1.5 linear ft.
Singer. Chiefly microfilm of clippings relating to Miss Anderson and the Daughters of the American Revolution controversy. Also correspondence, speeches, petitions, lists, and reports arising out of the activities of the Marian Anderson Citizens Committee.

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May 2000