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Women's history, suffrage, and equal rights collection
Mss 371  
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Women's history, suffrage, and equal rights collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Mss 371
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1904-1972
    Date (bulk): circa 1971-1972
    Abstract: Pamphlets, newsletters, and feminist publications including Women's World and Redstockings, documenting radical feminism in the 1970s. The collection also includes miscellaneous ephemera related to women's suffrage and equal rights from the early 20th century.
    Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Women's history, suffrage, and equal rights collection, Mss 371. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Library purchase, 2018.

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains pamphlets, newsletters, and feminist publications including Women's World and Redstockings, documenting radical feminism in the 1970s.
    Pamphlets and newsletters include material by the Red Women's Detachment and the Marxist-Leninist Party on class war, women's defense, marriage, children, and family and the sexual exploitation of women, as well as a pamphlet by Christian Crusade Publications on women's liberation, the ERA, and communism.
    The collection also includes miscellaneous ephemera related to women's suffrage and equal rights from the early 20th century, including plank literature for suffrage from Carrie Chapman Catt, a pamphlet by birth control leader Mary Ware Dennett, a variety of letters related to equal rights and equal pay, and a Women's Clubs of California directory for 1904-1905.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    Newsletters
    Pamphlets
    Printed ephemera
    Publications (documents)