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A Woman's Work

Identifier: BC12-27

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains one issue of the Barnard College publication A Woman's Work. The publication featured articles written by prominent women in fields such as banking, law, advertising, communications, education, engineering, fashion design, journalism, government, illustration, insurance, and social work. Columns also gave advice on planning for the future and resume writing. Employee recruitment advertisements appear from companies such as IBM, American Airlines, Conde Nast Publications, and the New York Public Library.


  • Creation: 1967 - 1967



This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


0.04 Linear Feet (1 folder)




This collection consists of the publication, A Woman's Work, which was an annual publication on career options.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is comprised of a single bound volume.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Acquisition Information

The acquisition date and source is unknown.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed by Marcia Bassett, Maggie Astor BC’11, and Caitlin Hamrin BC’12. Finding aid written by Caitlin Hamrin and Maggie Astor in June 2010. Finding aid updated by Hilary Price in January, 2015.

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard. Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Finding aid written in English.


Guide to A Woman's Work
Hilary Price
© 2014
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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New York NY 10027 United States