Enterprising Women: 250 Years of American Business

October 5, 2002 to January 9, 2005

Enterprising Women brings to life the stories of some 40 intriguing women who helped shape the landscape of American business. Artifacts and costumes, diaries and letters, business and legal documents, photographs and paper ephemera, audio recordings, and interactive technology reveal the trials and triumphs of this diverse group of inventors, innovators and trendsetters.

It’s Complicated: 375 Years of Women at Harvard

Nancy Fisher_Radcliffe College class of 1954_courtesy of Schlesinger Library

The Radcliffe Archives at the Schlesinger Library chronicle Radcliffe College from its beginning as the Harvard Annex in 1879 through its transition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study in 1999. The Library's resources about Radcliffe College were used to create this exploration of the complicated story of women at Harvard University, and an evolution toward equality.