Portrait of Charles R. Lanman, professor of Sanskrit, Harvard. Radcliffe College Archives. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryPortrait of Charles R. Lanman, professor of Sanskrit, Harvard. Radcliffe College Archives. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Hidden Mūrtis: The Sanskrit Students of Radcliffe College

March 21, 2019

Women were present at the very origin of Sanskrit study in the US. Nowhere is this more clear than in the uneasy but fruitful relationship between Harvard professors and Radcliffe students at the turn of the 20th century.

History of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., ca 1975. Records of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryHistory of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., ca 1975. Records of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Charlotte Hawkins Brown and the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc.

February 21, 2019

The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. was established in 1935 “to promote and protect the interests of business and professional women and promote good fellowship among them.”

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Collegewomen.org: Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education

September 21, 2017

An update to our exciting collaboration with the former “Seven Sisters” schools, collegewomen.org: We are currently digitizing materials from 12 students covering the period 18921940.

From the Papers of Donna Finn. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryFrom the Papers of Donna Finn. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

"Who Is That Loud-Mouthed Woman from Dorchester?”

March 10, 2017

On March 11, 1978, the first Dorchester International Women's Day was celebrated by approximately 300 women at the Grover Cleveland School in Boston, Massachusetts.

Radcliffe students attending YWCA conference at Silver Bay, New York, 1916. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryRadcliffe students attending YWCA conference at Silver Bay, New York, 1916. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Collaboration among the Seven Siblings

January 15, 2015

With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Schlesinger Library is collaborating with archivists from the former "Seven Sisters" women's colleges on The History of Women’s Education Open Access Portal Project.

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