Elizabeth Gould Davis Papers 1990-1999

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Title: Elizabeth Gould Davis papers
Collection number: 2169
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1990-1999
Abstract: Elizabeth Gould Davis was an American lesbian librarian and author who wrote the feminist text The First Sex. Her unpublished follow up manuscript for The Female Principle is contained within this collection.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Physical location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Davis, Elizabeth Gould 1910-1974

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Elizabeth Gould Davis papers (Collection 2169). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown. This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) and the UCLA Library.

Processing Information

Processed by Stacy Wood, 2013.
The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) and the UCLA Library. These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

Biography

Elizabeth Gould Davis was born in Kansas in 1910 and earned her master's degree in librarianship at the University of Kentucky in 1951. She worked as a librarian at Sarasota, Florida and while there wrote The First Sex. She died in 1974.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an unpublished manuscript, The Female Principle by Elizabeth Gould Davis. The manuscript was the follow up to her previous work The First Sex.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Davis, Elizabeth Gould, 1910-1974
Lesbian authors -- Archival resources.

Container List

Box 1

The Female Principle. 1990-1999.

Physical Description: typewritten pages

Scope and Content Note

Unpublished manuscript for The Female Principle by Elizabeth Gould Davis.