7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Women--Legal status, laws, etc.

  1. League of Women Voters (U.S.) records, 1884-1986

    514,400 items ; 2,221 containers plus 24 oversize ; 900 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, speeches, reports, project studies, subject files, biographical material, financial records, newspapers clippings, printed material, and other records concerning the league's activities at the national, state, and local levels. Documents the organization's lobbying efforts, national conventions and council meetings, and projects of the League of...

  2. Mary Vance Trent papers, 1849-1998

    3,500 items ; 10 containers plus 1 classified ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Foreign service officer and lecturer. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, reports, speeches, writings, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Trent's career as a foreign service officer in the State Department and a lecturer for the Smithsonian Institution's travel program.

  3. National Woman's Party records, 1850-1975

    200,000 items ; 491 containers plus 3 oversize ; 197.2 linear feet ; 97 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    National organization in the women's rights movement, founded 1916-1917 by Alice Paul (chairman). The records include correspondence, administrative files, minutes of meetings, reports, financial and legal records, personal papers, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items, including the records of the World Woman's Party (1938-1958), documenting efforts by the party to...

  4. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items ; 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified ; 1,530 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews,...

  5. Winn Newman papers, 1876-1995

    129,500 items ; 442 containers plus 2 oversize and 11 restricted ; 182.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer and union organizer. Correspondence, legal briefs, depositions, orders, motions, exhibits, transcripts, speeches and writings, subject files, biographical material, school and family papers, printed material, and other papers documenting Newman's career as an attorney practicing chiefly in Washington, D.C., and specializing in employment discrimination cases and labor law.

  6. Romy Medeiros da Fonseca papers, 1949-2007

    Approximately 5,000 items ; 67 containers ; 203 linear feet. -- Hispanic Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Romy Medeiros da Fonseca Biography: Distinguished lawyer and feminist from Rio de Janeiro, Romy Medeiros da Fonseca (RMF) was the main agent behind various movements that fought for women’s rights in Brazil. She was the co-author of the New Statue of the Married Woman in 1962, the intellectual author of the 1977 law allowing couples to divorce, and fought for the rights of women’s rights to...

  7. Elizabeth Cady Stanton papers, 1814-1946

    1,000 items ; 10 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.3 linear feet; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reformer and feminist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, drafts of books, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Elizabeth Cady Stanton's career as an advocate for women's rights. Includes material on her efforts on behalf of women's legal status and women's suffrage, the abolition of slavery, rights for African Americans following the Civil War, temperance, and other nineteenth-century...