A Feminist Endeavor: Women's Manuscript Collections - Past, Present, and Future Public Deposited

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  • February 28, 2019
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  • Crisp, Samantha
    • Affiliation: School of Information and Library Science
Abstract
  • Despite at any one moment comprising at least half of the human race, women have remained largely invisible in the historical record. This study examines the history of women's collections by analyzing both existing literature and interviews with three women's collections archivists, and uses the findings of this analysis to offer projections and recommendations for the future of collecting and outreach efforts. These recommendations, presented together, can offer a framework for directing women's collections activity in the future to close the gaps left by our predecessors, learn from their mistakes, and build upon their successes. Future research will be needed to evaluate the effectiveness of these recommendations in a changing women's collections landscape.
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  • Anthony, Denise
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  • Master of Science in Library Science
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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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  • 88
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