Christine Dunlap Farnham Archive

Collections in the Christine Dunlap Farnham Archive document the history of women in Brown University and Pembroke College, the post-graduate lives of Brown alumnae, and the lives of Rhode Island women.

Anne Matthews, Class of 1954Anne Matthews, Class of 1954At the John Hay Library, researchers can access a wide variety of material relating to women at Brown, including  the records of Pembroke College; files on student organizations and activities; campus publications; alumnae oral history interviews; student diaries, correspondence, lecture notes, and other papers; and museum objects. Collections relating to Rhode Island women include records from a diverse set of organizations, such as the Rhode Island Society for the Collegiate Education of Women (RISCEW), the Providence Association for Friendless Females, and Women for a Non-Nuclear Future.

To explore more about the collections of the Farnham Archive, please visit the online research guide.

The Pembroke Center Associates have sponsored several digitization projects to preserve and disseminate material from the Christine Dunlap Farnham Archive:

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