Free Hospital for Women, Scrapbook. Free Hospital for Women Records. Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Call no: MC 915, [1885-1953].
With contributions of more than 890 items from 10 collections in the Countway Library of Medicine, the Harvard University Archives, and the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Women Working includes 7,000 digitized pages of institutional records.
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Records of trade unions and bureaus
- Bureau of Vocational Information. Records, 1914–1921. List of vocations; correpondence from women lawyers; scientific work: chemistry and foodstuffs.
- National Women's Trade Union League of America. Records of Industries (household and domestic; textiles); Records of Strikes (Chicago Garment Workers Strike of 1910, garment industry strike bulletins and other materials)
- Vocational Adjustment Bureau. Records, 1919–1953 (inclusive). Folders 15 & 19, 1925–1931.
- Women's Educational and Industrial Union. Dept. of Research. Research Department Reports and Studies, 1895–1930 (inclusive). Folders 46-64a.
- Free Hospital for Women, predecessor to New England Female Medical College. Scrapbook.
- New England Female Medical College. [Scrapbook], 1847–1865.
- Louise Marion Bosworth, WEIU researcher. Living Wage Survey Questionnaires, Typescript Reports, and Expense Account Books, 1907–1910.
- [Petition] To the honorable, the president and fellows of Harvard College, UAI 5.130 (1864 folder) Harvard University Archives. A letter from three female Harvard College Library catalogers petitioning for an increase in salary.
- [Harvard University. Corporation. Committee on Admitting Women to the Medical School. Report], Mar 23, 1867. UAI 10.160, Harvard University Archives. The Committee met in response to the petition of two women seeking admittance to Harvard Medical School.
- School for Public Health Nursing (Boston, Mass.) Announcement of Course in Industrial Nursing, Under the Joint Management of Simmons College and the Instructive District Nursing Association, 1919. Countway Medicine Rare Books Pq.992.