September 2011

News from the Archives provides readers with news concerning U.S. Women's History from archives and repositories with collections and projects of interest. If you are affiliated with an archive or repository and would like to submit an announcement that you feel would be of interest to our readers, please contact Tanya Zanish-Belcher at tzanish@iastate.edu.

Commission on Women in Science, Technology, and Medicine (Division of History of Science and Technology of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science) is sponsoring an international symposium on Women and Gender Studies--Where Do We Stand? The symposium will be held Sept. 14-17 in Paris, France at the École Normale Supérieure 45 rue d'Ulm, 75005:
https://sites.google.com/site/parissymposium2011/programme

Middle Tennessee University
MTU is sponsoring a collaborative blog dedicated to Women's History Sources (http://womenshistorysources.blogspot.com). It is for anyone who is interested in primary sources at archives, historic sites and museums, and libraries, with an emphasis on U.S. women. They are looking for "Contributors," especially historians to focus on primary sources used in research.

See the "About this Blog" link for more information:
http://womenshistorysources.blogspot.com/p/about-womens-history-sources.html.

New York State Archives Women's Rights in Early New York:
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/education/showcase/201001women/index.shtml
This document showcase highlights materials from the Archives' collections that demonstrate the legal position of women in early New York. The showcase also includes a segment specifically dedicated to using these documents in the classroom curriculum.

University of New York at Albany: Patricia Stocking Brown Digital Exhibit
http://library.albany.edu/speccoll/stockingbrown
This new digital exhibit focuses on the life of scientist and historian, Patricia Stocking Brown, who explored the role of two-career couples in the sciences.

University of Wisconsin-Madison: Women's History Research in Archives
This newly created guide provides an introduction to researching in archives in the U.S. as well as resources and strategies for researching women's history in archives:
http://researchguides.library.wisc.edu/womenshistoryinarchives

State Library and Archives of Florida:
http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/womenhistory/
This guide to women's collections was created after a survey of over 40,000 cubic feet of state and local government records and historical manuscripts. Topical areas include private lives, women's associations, health issues, and women's rights.

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