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|About||The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library for the History of Women in America documents women of the past and present for the future. http://www.radcliffe.edu/schlesinger_library.aspx|
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America documents women of the past and present for the future. The library's collections and services encourage research, promote knowledge of history in all its dimensions, and further the Radcliffe Institute's commitment to the study of women, gender, and society.
Radcliffe Institute Mission
The mission of the Radcliffe Institute is to create an academic community where individuals can pursue advanced work in any of the academic disciplines, professions, or creative arts. Within that broad purpose, it sustains a continuing commitment to the study of women, gender, and society.
Monday through Saturday: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Starting July 9, 2016, the Library will be open Saturdays from 9-5.
For closures see: http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library/visit-library
|Founded||The library dates its origin from August 26, 1943. On that day Radcliffe College received from alumna Maud Wood Park '98, who had been a leader in the movement for woman suffrage, her collection of books, papers, and memorabilia on women reformers.|