1887-2005 (Bulk 1970-1997)
The Women's Heritage Museum/International Museum of Women Records, 1887-2005 (1970-1997), document the formation of this museum, which was organized to promote women's history. The records consist of administrative documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and video tapes. The collection contains information on museum exhibits, including California Woman Suffrage 1870-1911 , which opened in 1986 and was shown in the California State Capitol and the National Women's Hall of Fame in Senca Falls, New York. Materials include artifacts that were used in musuem exhibits, such as the petticoat of Sarah Bard Field, a California suffragist and poet. This collection is arranged into seven series: Series I. Administrative Files, 1985-1996; Series II. Exhibits and Programs, 1979-2004 (1990-2000); Series III. Artifacts and Exhibit Materials, 1887-2003 (1980-1990); Series IV. Career Action Files, 1971-1988; Series V. Publications and Clippings, 1954-2005; Audiovisual and Visual Materials, 1987-2004; Artwork, Posters, and Museum Plans, 1983-2004.
Women's Heritage Museum/International Museum of Women Records, MSS-2010-02-18, San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives.