March 2012

News from the Archives provides readers with news concerning U.S. Women's History from archives and repositories with collections and projects of interest. If you are affiliated with an archive or repository and would
like to submit an announcement that you feel would be of interest to our readers, please contact Tanya
Zanish-Belcher at

Aletta: Institute for Women's History
Vijzelstraat 20, 1017 HK Amsterdam, +31 20 6650820
In 2012, Aletta will be focusing on the topic 'Women and Work' and will be presenting material on the subjects from its collections. The theme year will be explored in depth by means of web specials, social media, expositions, written blogs and recorded video blogs by subject matter experts and Aletta's staff.

Archives for Women in Medicine (Boston Medical Library & Harvard University)
The Archives would like to announce a new online exhibit focusing on the life and career of Dr. Mary Ellen Avery. The 2012-2013 Women in Medicine Fellowship: Application Period is also open, and the deadline is April 1st, 2012. The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine will provide one $5000 grant to support travel, lodging, and incidental expenses for a flexible research period between July 1st 2012 - June 31st 2013. Foundation Fellowships are offered for research related to the history of women to be conducted at the Center for the History of Medicine at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Preference will be given to projects that deal specifically with women physicians or other health workers or medical scientists, but proposals dealing with the history of women's health issues may also be considered.

History to Herstory (U.K.)
This new web site contains over 80,000 archive pages illustrating women's lives over 800 years. The web site is organized by 8 key themes: Prominent Women; Women's Groups and Associations; Women and Mental Health; Women's Diaries; Women's Correspondence; Women and Politics; Women and Work; Women and War:

Rutgers Institute for Women and Art
(Rutgers University)
A comprehensive virtual exhibition of over 400 artists who exhibited in the Dana Women Artist Series will be online this Spring:

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