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E. Jane Gay, Choup-nit-ki, With the Nez Perce, title page, vol. 1. Excerpts of letters from E. Jane Gay and Alice Cunningham Fletcher, originally written 1889–1893, copied with illustrations, decorations, and photographs by E. Jane Gay. Hand bound (leather) by Emma Jane Gay in London, 1909.
E. Jane Gay, Choup-nit-ki, With the Nez Perce, vol. 1. Excerpts of letters from E. Jane Gay and Alice C. Fletcher, originally written 1889–1893, copied with illustrations, decorations, and photographs by E. Jane Gay. Hand bound (leather) by Emma Jane Gay in London, 1909.

With contributions of more than 110 selections from the Countway Library of Medicine, the Monroe C. Gutman Library, the Harvard University Archives, and, notably, the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Women Working includes nearly 3,000 digitized pages of personal papers.

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Correspondence

Diaries and journal

Album, manuscript, scrapbooks

  • Bessie Belsan, Vocations, ca. 1919, scrapbook combining newspaper articles on a range of vocations, and photographs pasted in with ms. text and annotation.
  • E. Jane Gay, Choup-nit-ki, With the Nez Perce, 2 vols., hand-bound album, illustrated
  • Catherine Waugh McCulloch, "Women as Law Clerks" manuscript, reviews, papers, and clippings