Since its founding in 1889, Barnard College has witnessed significant individual, institutional, and societal transformations. The Barnard College Archives collections showcase changes in American society with particular attention to women’s experience. The following list includes selected collections or materials from the Barnard College Archives that relate to social change. This is a select list; please feel free to consult with the College Archivist or visit the archives and learn more about our collections.
Barnard students and others marching in protest up Broadway near West 116th Street during student strike, November 18, 1972.
Photo: William Megalos
courtesy of the Barnard College Archives
Organizations and Clubs
100 Women Look at the Future; a survey of economic security which business and professional women provide for themselves. Issued by The American Woman’s Association, 1948. HD 6095.M48 Barnard College Archives
A Woman's place. Wellesley alumnae magazine. 1974 LD7213.W442 Barnard College Archives
Ainsworth, Dorothy S. The history of physical education in colleges for women, as illustrated by Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Elmira, Goucher, Mills, Mount Holyoke, Radcliffe, Rockford, Smith, Vassar, Wellesley and Wells New York, A. S. Barnes and Company, 1930. GV439.AI6 Barnard College Archives
Dobkin, Marjorie Housepian. The making of a feminist; early journals and letters of M. Carey Thomas Kent, The Kent State University Press, 1979. HQ 1413.T48 Barnard College Archives
Gruenberg, Sidonie M. and Hilda Sidney Krech. The Many Lives of Modern Women; a guide in her complex role Garden City, 1952. HQ 1221.G78 Barnard College Archives
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews. The family; an ethnographical and historical outline with descriptive notes, planned as a text-book for the use of college lecturers and of directors of home-reading clubs New York, G.P. Putnam's sons, 1906. HQ 728.P3 Barnard College Archives
Sanders, Tobi Gillian and Joan Frances Bennett. Members of the class will keep daily journals : the Barnard College journals of Tobi Gillian Sanders and Joan Frances Bennett, spring 1968. New York: 1970. LD7036.S3 Barnard College Archives
Schwartz, Jane. Part-Time Employment; Employer attitudes on opportunities for the college-trained woman; report of a pilot project. New York: Alumnae Advisory Center, 1964. HD 6095.S37 Barnard College Archives