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

Pembroke Record Staff, 1956Pembroke Record Staff, 1956The Christine Dunlap Farnham Archive 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 Archive includes more than 1,000 entries describing the collection and the Library's online research guide contains sources about the women of Brown University and Pembroke College held by the John Hay Library. Several portions of the archive are also available online: 

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

The Feminist Theory Archive, 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 Archive:

Mary Murphy
Nancy L. Buc ’65, ’94 LLD hon. Pembroke Center Archivist
Phone: (401) 863-6268