Picks & Finds

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

Hidden Mūrtis: The Sanskrit Students of Radcliffe College

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 Library]

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

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.”