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Frances M. Crater Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0665
Scope and Content Note Most of these papers are records of Fran Crater’s work with the women’s movement in the first half of the 1970’s when the growth of the National Organization for Women (NOW) was countrywide, and when the work for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment was a major movement throughout the United States. Fran Crater, along with her mother-in-law Flora Trimmer Crater, whose work is also represented in these papers, were important organizers in the women’s movement and in NOW and ERA....
Dates: multiple

Susie Daniel Kirtland Green Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0180
Scope and Contents

The collection documents Green's professional life as a birth control advocate.

For more information on Susie Daniel Kirtland Green and birth control in Tennessee see article “Class, Controversy, and Contraceptives: Birth Control Advocacy in Nashville, 1932-1944” by William B. Turner in Tennessee Historical Quarterly. Fall, 1994.

Dates: 1932 - 1967

Nancy Hendrix Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0206
Scope and Contents The Nancy Hendrix collection consists of one box, or .21 linear feet, of photocopied documents. Ms. Hendrix, a Vanderbilt alumnus (Masters Degrees 1967 and 1973; PhD 1974), was active in the establishment and development of the Nashville women’s movement in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Topics covered in the collection include articles and clipping on the national women’s movement as well as other socio-political issues of the time period including southern history issues and...
Dates: multiple

Nancy Hendrix Collection - Addition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0757
Dates: multiple

Margaret "Peggy" Layne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.1052
Abstract

This collection contains a deconstructed binder containing clippings and correspondence related to women's athletics at Vanderbilt and Title IX in Tennessee dated 1976-1980. Also included is ephemera related to Peggy Layne's track career at Vanderbilt.

Dates: 1976 - 1980

Victoria Webb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0496
Abstract

This collection contains photographs taken by Victoria Webb as the result of her involvement with the women’s liberation movement in Nashville during the 1970s and with the publication titled “Women’s Free Express”.

Dates: 1970s

Mary Jane Werthan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0497
Dates: 1941 - 1998

Susan Wiltshire Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0657
Dates: multiple

Women At Vanderbilt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0527
Scope and Content Note

This is a small collection (0.42 linear feet) in two half size Hollinger boxes consisting primarily of papers written by women students in a history class taught by Professor Barbara Weinstein in Fall 1981 called Women at Vanderbilt. Altogether there are 13 research papers. This collection also includes a course syllabus and selected readings for the class, as well as newspaper articles relevant to the topics studied.

Dates: 1981

 

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