September 2014

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

Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)

Special Collections & Archives hosts several major collections of archives documenting women:

The Archives for Research on Women and Gender documents the experiences of women and men participating in women-centered and LGBTQ activist and advocacy activities in Georgia and the Southeast throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. It also documents the experience of women at Georgia State University.

The Lucy Hargrett Draper Collections on Women's Rights, Advocacy and the Law document state and national efforts to achieve equality for women.

The Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives is dedicated to documenting the second wave of the women's movement in Georgia, and in particular, efforts in the state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Smith College Special Collections

Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Myers has been named the new director of Smith Special Collections and oversees the college's three special collections, Sophia Smith Collection, College Archives, and Mortimer Rare Book Room. She serves as the chief curator of the Sophia Smith Collection.

For more information on the Sophia Smith Collection:

State Archives of Florida
A Guide to Women's History Collections:

The state archives holds a broad set of state and local government records documenting women from the 19th century to the current day. The materials include governor's correspondence and subject files, photographs, and motion picture film.

University of Michigan
LibGuide for Women's Studies: Digital Archives and Collections

An excellent guide to a number of digitized and online collections and exhibits.

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