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Women cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Frances Perkins collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0766
Abstract Perkins, Frances (Fannie Coralie), 1880-1965; Social worker, government official, and university professor. The collection chiefly consists of books, newspaper and journal articles, and published and unpublished biographical studies concerning Perkins' life and work. Also includes a microfiche transcript of an oral history interview of her conducted by Columbia University between 1951-1955, several letters by her, a 1937 bibliography of writings by or about Perkins, and material relating to a...
Dates: ca. 1933- (bulk 1976-)

Ruth Backes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0769
Abstract Backes, Ruth Emerson, 1918-; Psychologist, teacher, and consultant. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, research material, publications, oral history material, and photographs relating to her research for a biography of social reformer and government official Frances Perkins, a 1902 graduate of Mount Holyoke College. Includes photocopies of letters and writings by Perkins.
Dates: 1864 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1934 - 2001