of records regarding the administrative affairs of the Institute and its programs such as
conferences, classes, lectures (especially the Jing Lyman Lecture Series), and publications.
Correspondence files of the Directors of the Institute include those of Iris F. Litt, M.D.,
Barbara Gelpi, Laura Carstensen, and Ineko Tsuchida. Also included are over 800
audiocassettes of seminars, talks, conferences, and lectures, 1973-2004.
The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University supports
research on women's changing economic and social roles and organizes educational programs
that make such work accessible to the public. It was originally founded in 1974 as the
Center for Research on Women and later known as the Institute for Research on Women and
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must
be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford
University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special
Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright
owner, heir(s) or assigns. See:
Director's search files in Accession 2004-215 (Boxes 24 & 27) are restricted 75 years
from date of creation. Materials are otherwise open for research use. Audio-visual materials
are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.