Archives

As part of our mission to preserve and promote women's history, the Pembroke Center maintains the Christine Dunlap Farnham Archives and the Feminist Theory Archives in partnership with the Brown University Library.

Pembroke Record Staff, 1956Pembroke Record Staff, 1956The Christine Dunlap Farnham Archives focuses on nineteenth and twentieth-century Brown and Rhode Island women and their organizations. In addition to correspondence, diaries, photographs, newspapers, yearbooks, and memorabilia, it also includes a collection of oral history tapes and videos. The materials on women are located throughout the University Archives and Special Collections in the John Hay Library. A 500-page research guide to the Farnham Archives includes more than 1,000 entries describing the collection. Several portions of the archive are also available online: 

•  The Pembroke Record, 1922-1970 
•  Brown Women Speak: A Collection of Alumnae Oral Histories
•  Online Exhibit: Exploring the Farnham Archives
•  Online Exhibit: Disturbances (2008)

Naomi Schor, 1943-2001Naomi Schor, 1943-2001

The Feminist Theory Archives, inaugurated in 2003, preserves the legacies of prominent feminist thinkers. This collection continues the Pembroke Center's commitment to documenting the contributions of feminist scholars to cutting-edge research and making their papers available to students and researchers. View digitized finding aids and exhibits from the Feminist Theory Archives:

•   Guide to Processed Collections
•   Exhibit: Papers of Naomi Schor and Elaine Marks
•   Slideshow: Ten Years of Details (2013)
•   Slideshow: Honoring Anne Fausto-Sterling (2014)

Inquiries:
Wendy Korwin, Archivist
Phone: (401) 863-6268
Email: pembroke_archives@brown.edu