Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library awards $74,000 for new research on the history of women in America

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The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study today announced the 35 grant recipients for 2014. The Schlesinger Library, part of the Harvard Library, has awarded $74,000 to fund projects that explore the library’s vast collections, which provide a unique window into the lives of remarkable and everyday women and families.

“These grant recipients come from near and far to undertake important research on women’s lives, gender dynamics, and societal issues,” said Marilyn Dunn, executive director of the Schlesinger Library and librarian of the Radcliffe Institute. “Scholars and students alike will use the library’s diverse materials to amplify women’s voices and contribute to a better understanding of our world.”