Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

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. With the finest collection of resources for research on the history of women in the United States, the library's holdings are strong in:

  • Women's rights and feminism;
  • Health and sexuality;
  • Work and family life;
  • Education and the professions; and
  • Culinary history and etiquette.

Recent classes at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America include Tangible Things, Women and Literature in the Twentieth Century and Junior Tutorial in History & Literature.

Collections

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Staff Services

  • Introduction to Archives and Special Collections Research
  • Assistance with presentation of materials in class
  • Assistance with selection of materials
  • Tour

Technology Available

  • Computer and data projector
  • VHS video player
  • DVD player
  • Wifi
  • Tablet computer

Administrative Information

  Class limit: 15

The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America does not have a publicly available calendar. When making a request, please submit with your preferred times and a staff member will get back to you.