Susan Ware: My Life in the Archives

My appointment as senior advisor to the Schlesinger Library represents something of a homecoming for me, except that I never really left.

Adrienne Rich, 1979. Photo by Susan Wilson, courtesy of Radcliffe Archives, Schlesinger LibraryAdrienne Rich, 1979. Photo by Susan Wilson, courtesy of Radcliffe Archives, Schlesinger Library

Finding Adrienne Rich ’51 in Cambridge

Tyrell Haberkorn RI '15 turns most often to the works of poet Adrienne Rich—not the canonical (mostly male) writers in the field of Southeast Asian studies—to inform how she thinks about Thai political history.

Ana Livia Cordero. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryAna Livia Cordero. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Ana Livia Cordero: Puerto Rican Physician and Social Activist

Early in her career, Ana Livia Cordero (1931–1992)—a Puerto Rican physician and social activist—helped bring medical services to rural Puerto Rico.

Linda Laubenstein's New York City apartment. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryLinda Laubenstein's New York City apartment. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Schlesinger Library Informs HBO’s The Normal Heart

Producers of the HBO adaptation of Larry Kramer’s 1985 autobiographical play, The Normal Heart, consulted Schlesinger Library's archives while researching the film.

Jill Lepore. Photo by Tony RinaldoJill Lepore. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

How Wonder Woman Got Into Harvard

The noted author Jill Lepore BI ’00, the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard and a staff writer at the New Yorker, gave a spirited lecture on Wonder Woman in late October at the Radcliffe Institute.

John Ingraham. Photo by Tony RinaldoJohn Ingraham. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

John Ingraham: Dedicated to Crime Stoppers and the Schlesinger Library

John Ingraham ’52, MBA ’57 has been a proud member of the Schlesinger Library Council for the past decade.