First Women Project

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Collection Overview
Title: First Women Project
Creator: Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership
Call Number: D.467
Dates: 2009-2010
Physical Description: 1 Box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation

Biographical/Historical Note
The staff at the University of Rochester's The Susan B. Anthony Center for Leadership developed the First Women Project, beginning in 2009, to document the first women who served in various political offices throughout New York State.

The First Women Project is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduScope and Content
The First Women Project is principally organized alphabetically by county. The folder for each county consists of information about the first women to serve in various political positions, including the legislature.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were the gift of The Susan B. Anthony Center for Leadership, on November 26, 2012.Citation
[Item title, item date], First Women Project, D.467, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterProcessing Information
This collection was processed by Kathryn Hughes in 2012. Finding aid written by Kathryn Hughes and Lori Birrell in 2013.
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055

Content List
Box 1:
Folder: 1. Background
Folder 2. Contact Information
Folder 3. State
Folder 4. Albany
Folder 5. Alleghany
Folder 6. Broome
Folder 7. Cattaraugus
Folder 8. Cayuga
Folder 9. Chautauqua
Folder 10. Chemung
Folder 11. Chenango
Folder 12. Clinton
Folder 13. Columbia
Folder 14. Cortland
Folder 15. Delaware
Folder 16. Dutchess
Folder 17. Erie
Folder 18. Essex
Folder 19. Franklin
Folder 20. Fulton
Folder 21. Genesee
Folder 22. Greene
Folder 23. Hamilton
Folder 24. Herkimer
Folder 25. Jefferson
Folder 26. Lewis
Folder 27. Livingston
Folder 28. Madison
Folder 29. Monroe
Folder 30. Montgomery
Folder 31. Nassau
Folder 32. Niagara
Folder 33. Oneida
Folder 34. Onondaga
Folder 35. Ontario
Folder 36. Orange
Folder 37. Orleans
Folder 38. Oswego
Folder 39. Otsego
Folder 40. Putnam
Folder 41. Rensselaer
Folder 42. Rockland
Folder 43. St. Lawrence
Folder 44. Saratoga
Folder 45. Schenectady
Folder 46. Schoharie
Folder 47. Schuyler
Folder 48. Seneca
Folder 49. Steuben
Folder 50. Suffolk
Folder 51. Sullivan
Folder 52. Tioga
Folder 53. Tompkins
Folder 54. Ulster
Folder 55. Warren
Folder 56. Washington
Folder 57. Wayne
Folder 58. Westchester
Folder 59. Wyoming
Folder 60. Yates
Folder 61. NYC - Bronx
Folder 62. NYC - Kings
Folder 63. NYC - New York
Folder 64. NYC - Queens
Folder 65. NYC - Richmond

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