Correspondence, publications, mailings, etc., of the National Center on Women and Family Law, a legal services organization for women and men on a wide range of issues, including domestic abuse, child support, and child custody.
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection consists primarily of diaries, notebooks, correspondence, and household account books detailing her daily activities, menus, housekeeping chores, and finances. Also included are papers and certificates from ESW's childhood and from her academic career. There are also some photocopies of photographs in the collection, the originals were not included (see folders #14,15, and 121).Her diaries, which were transcribed and annotated in detail by her husband, describe her daily activities as a housewife and mother. The later diaries become more personal and reflective, as her illness progresses. She describes her experiences as a cancer patient and her ways of coping with the disease. There is one letter in particular that is addressed to her family, in which she reveals her acceptance of the disease and, ultimately, her fate. The letter was inserted by ESW in the 1980 diary (see folder #43).In organizing ESW's correspondence, David Wallace arranged it by ... Read More
Chiefly correspondence; also financial records, day books, poems, and photos. The bulk of the collection concerns family and friends, mostly since 1920. Administrative papers of the N.Y. WTUL include minutes, reports and financial records. Few records are from the early years of Dreier's presidency, but the financial problems of the last fifteen years are well documented. Also includes several accounts of work and living conditions by women who worked in the garment industry; extensive correspondence between Dreier and her close friend, arbitration expert Frances Kellor; and documentation of Katherine Dreier's work with Marcel Duchamp and the Société Anonyme, and her interest in spiritualism.
To expand your search, put an upper-case OR between your keywords.
For example, dust OR bowl retrieves records containing either dust or bowl.
How do I make my search more specific?
Put quotes around your keywords to find records with an exact phrase.
For example, "dust bowl" retrieves records with the words dust and bowl together).
What is a proximity search?
That is when you decide how close together you want your keywords to be in search results.
Simply put a ~ and a number between 1 and 4 at the end of your exact phrase to tell ArchiveGrid
how many other words are allowed to separate your keywords. For example, "dust bowl"~4 retrieves
records where dust and bowl appear within four words of each other.
What are finding aids?
Finding aids are records that describe collections and what they contain.
People who work at an institution that owns collections write the finding aids, and the
institution contributes finding aids to ArchiveGrid. We provide links to websites
for the departments which manage their institution's finding aids, so you can contact
them when you read a finding aid and want more information about something inside
the collection that interests you.
What is the difference between archives, manuscripts and special collections?
An archive typically stores and preserves material created by its parent institution,
while manuscripts and special collections typically store and preserve rare materials
and donated collections. Please explore our website to learn more about the world of archives!