The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America documents the lives of women of the past and present for the future and furthers the Radcliffe Institute's commitment to women, gender, and society.
From Our Collections
February 5, 2018 to November 1, 2018
The 75 documents and objects in this anniversary exhibition evoke the depth and breadth of the Schlesinger Library’s holdings. They tell 75 stories—harrowing, heartbreaking, pathbreaking, brave—about American women’s lives and about the history of the library itself.
Christine (McGaffey) Frederick, a home economist, developed theories, wrote books, and lectured about bringing scientific management to the home in the early 20th century.
Skilled conservationists at Harvard Library’s Weissman Preservation Center recently repaired the Schlesinger Library's collection of posters from the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company.