The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Dorothy Kenyon papers
Repository: Smith College. Sophia Smith Collection
Collection Description (Extant): Lawyer, feminist, judge, and political activist. The Kenyon collection illuminates the continuity of social activism around such issues as race, class, poverty, and gender from the 1930s-60s. Topics reflected include worldwide suffrage; abortion rights; minority legal rights; the Equal Rights Amendment; and civil rights. Materials include writings, speeches, organizational records, photographs, memorabilia, and audio tapes of interviews and speeches. Significant correspondents include: Bella Abzug, Florence Allen, Roger Baldwin, Mary Dewson, India Edwards, Felix Frankfurter, Betty Friedan, Hubert Humphrey, Fiorello LaGuardia, Frieda Miller, Constance Baker Motley, Pauli Murray, Edmund Muskie, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Harriet Pilpel, Eleanor Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Anna Lord Strauss, and Harry Truman.
Access Copy Note: The collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: MS 85
Extent: 69 boxes (29 linear ft.)
Finding Aid URL: http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/sophiasmith/mnsss35.html
Interviewees: Dorothy Kenyon, Frances Berna Knight, Tipton Kenyon
Rights (Extant): The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to unpublished works of Dorothy Kenyon. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns.
American Civil Liberties Union
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
United States--Politics and government
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities
Women civil rights workers