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Wom. Women

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Wom
This classification groups together collections on the topic of Women.

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

Nellie Van Mater Journal (SC-83)

Identifier: SC-83
Scope and Contents

Journal of Nellie Van Mater who live in Greene County and attended Antioch College in the 1860s. The journal covers several months on 1864.

Dates: 1864

Newberry Collection on League of Women Voters (Dayton, Ohio) Collection

Identifier: MS-40

This collection was donated by Jane Newberry, an active member of the Dayton League of Women Voters. Included are various issues of the League's newsletters and an assortment of reports, papers, and surveys on such topics as education, welfare, mental health, foreign policy, prison reform, housing, taxes, and pollution. Also included are some administrative, financial, and membership records.

Dates: 1956-1972

Adelaide Patricia O'Brien Papers

Identifier: MS-170

A native of Sharonville, Ohio, Patricia O'Brien was a successful singer and actress in New York City during the early part of this century. She returned to Dayton in 1917 and became manager of the Dayton Symphony Association. She also worked as a promoter of local theatrical events. Her papers include correspondence, photographs, diaries, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1913-1980

Louise Harris Odiorne Papers

Identifier: MS-161
Abstract Louise Odiorne was a landscape architect and planner working out of Yellow Springs, Ohio. The papers in this collection reflect her wide-ranging interests in community planning, environmental architecture, regenerative land use and conservation. Included are personal and professional papers, grants, papers pertaining to several land use projects in and around Yellow Springs, and materials concerned with Odiorne's most important work, the Life-Clime Project, an idea for establishing an indoor...
Dates: 1914 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1977

Ohio Association of School Nurses Records (FSC-41)

Identifier: FSC-41
Abstract Founded in 1973, the Ohio Association of School Nurses provides a setting where school nurses can share their experiences and work together to achieve common health care goals. One of the association's earliest successes was obtaining the passage of a law requiring the certification of school nurses. Another significant goal that the Ohio Association of School Nurses struggled to achieve for several years was mandatory school health services. The collection consists of minutes, committee...
Dates: 1949, 1965-2017

Ohio Federation of Republican Women Records

Identifier: MS-549

The Ohio Federation of Republican Women (OFRW), founded in 1929, is the smaller, state representation of the larger National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW). Today OFRW is a volunteer based organization which seeks to support and cultivate Republican women of all ages in the state of Ohio. This collection contains the organization’s meeting minutes, member lists, correspondence, reports, fundraising materials, programs, photographs, awards, newsletters, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1931-2014; Majority of material found within Bulk 1990-2009

Ohio Women's Peace Walk Records (SC-61)

Identifier: SC-61
Scope and Contents

Working papers, minutes, articles and a photograph concerning the Ohio Women's Peace Walk organization, dating in the 1980s.

This is a sizeable collection of items relating to a Dayton women’s organization.

Dates: 1984-1986

Marguerite Parrish Papers

Identifier: MS-280
Abstract Parrish was an active Democratic leader for over sixty years. She worked with the Democratic Party at the local, state, and national level. Through her work, she gained many acquaintances with leading political figures such as Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson. Her papers also include correspondence and informational materials on the workings of the Democratic Party. Some of the most extensive information deals with her work in the Federated Democratic Women of Ohio...
Dates: 1920-1981

Edith McClure Patterson Papers

Identifier: MS-231
Abstract Edith McClure Patterson served on the Dayton Board of Education during the early 1930s and from 1915-1939 she was the first woman to serve on the Ohio Board of Liquor Control. In 1932, she ran unsuccessfully for Congress. Patterson was active in welfare and education work, and made a lifelong study of problems affecting the home and children. Her papers and scrapbooks are a source of information about local Dayton education, budget and thrift, home management, women's clubs, and liquor...
Dates: 1920-1959; Majority of material found within 1920-1935

Jerusha Hall Peacock Papers

Identifier: MS-139

Jerusha Peacock was a student at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio in the early 1860s, and later taught at Antioch's Preparatory School from 1865-1873. Her papers consist of letters written primarily to her mother and sisters, essays, a collection of her poetry, and a sketchbook. Peacock's letters colorfully describe her life at Antioch, her travels, acquaintances, and activities.

Dates: 1860-1878; Majority of material found within 1861-1867