First Women Project

In line with the University of Rochester’s recommendations regarding COVID-19, the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation will be closed to the public until further notice, effective Monday, March 16, 2020.

Other Views:  Print/PDF  |  EAD Note: You may browse using the navigation on the left, or use Ctrl-F to search within this finding aid.

First Women project
Creator: Susan B. Anthony Center
Call Number: D.467
Dates: 2009-2010
Physical Description: .5 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: First Women project
Creator: Susan B. Anthony Center
Call Number: D.467
Dates: 2009-2010
Physical Description: .5 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

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.

Scope 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.

Subject(s):
New York (State)
Women politicians
Women--Political activity
Politics and government
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Kathryn Hughes in 2012. Finding aid written by Kathryn Hughes and Lori Birrell in 2013.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were the gift of The Susan B. Anthony Center for Leadership, on November 26, 2012.Access
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.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], First Women project, D.467, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
URL:


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


Other Views:  Print/PDF  |  EAD