Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. The Manuscript Inventories and the Catalogs of the Manuscripts, Books and Pictures, 3 vols. (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1973).
Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950)
Papers, 1888–1911, 2 folders. Editor of the Woman's Journal, a suffrage organ, 1881–1917, Primarily material about her work with The Friends of Russian Freedom, including letters to Isaac A. Hourwich, 1904–1908, and to George Kennan, 1906–11. Also, an ALS from Frances Willard to Kennan. All letters to Kennan are photocopies. (NUCMC 77–1727)
Anne Kalen Krich (b. 1895)
Papers, [ca, 1960], 1 folder. Autobiographical sketches entitled "Stories from the Shtetl," dealing with a Jewish family's life in a Ukrainian village, family and village relationships, and the program of 1905.
Eliza Ingersoll (Bowditch) van Loon
Papers, 1906–1907, 69 items. Wife of the journalist and author Hendrik Willem van Loon, who was an Associated Press correspondent in Moscow and Warsaw. Her personal letters describe political and social events in Russia and Poland. Unpublished inventory (NUCMC 74–941). Available on microfilm.
Violinist. Autograph, 21 February 1911, and autograph with musical notes, February 1911. (Part of the E. H. Smith Collection)
Louise Stoughton (1851-1886)
Papers, 1877–79, 66 items. Niece of Edward Wallace Stoughton, U.S. plenipotentiary to Russia in the 1870s. She accompanied him, 63 letters and 3 stories describe her travels in Europe, social life, customs, and her experiences in Russia. (NUCMC 61–1784) Available on microfilm.
Mary Melinda (Kingsbury) Simkhovitch (1867-1951)
Papers, 1850–51, 4 ft. and unprocessed addition, ca. 3.5 ft. Social economist. Married to the Russian-born economic historian Vladimir Simkhovitch (d. 1959). Includes folder with photos and letters of Vladimir Simkhovitch. (NUCMC 61–3458)
Papers, 1917–40, 13 folders. Suffragist. Personal papers and articles concerning women in Russia, etc. Unpublished inventory (NUCMC 61–3502).
Ruth Holden (1890-1917)
Papers, 1907–61,.5 box. Red Cross nurse. In January 1916 she went to Russia with the first Millicent Fawcett Medical Unit to establish maternity hospitals for Polish refugees. She learned Russian and Polish, and served as interpreter and courier for the unit. From Petrograd she later went on to Kazan, working at a hospital for Polish refugee children and also studying paleobotany at the university there. She traveled extensively in Russia to distribute supplies. Stricken with typhoid fever in January 1917, she caught meningitis when nearly recovered and died at Kazan in April. Mainly letters written by her, 1907–17, to her parents or to Louise Hodge Lahee, a Radcliffe classmate. They speak of the hardships involved in her work. Unpublished inventory.
Vera (Micheles) Dean (1903-1972)
Papers, 1929-, 6 boxes plus 3 cartons (unprocessed addenda). Writer. She traveled extensively in Europe and published widely on foreign affairs. Manuscript of her book on Russia, some travel notes, speeches, and articles. Material on the USSR during World War II. (NUCMC 61–3507).