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Take Back the Night Records

Identifier: BC37-23

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains meeting notes, fliers, budget information, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, articles, and programs relating to Take Back the Night. There are also pamphlets and articles relating to women's health resources at Columbia University and elsewhere in New York City. Of particular interest are Take Back the Night's First Year Resource Guide (2002) in Box 1, and two scrapbooks in Box 3 with notes and articles from the organization (1989-1995).


  • Creation: 1989-2008



This collection has no restrictions.

Reproductions Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.

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.


1.04 Linear Feet (2 document boxes and 1 half document box)




This collection consists of materials from Take Back the Night.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the original order in which it was received.

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

Acquired, 2015


Additions are expected.

Related Collections

Related materials may be found in BC 12.1, Mortarboard, and BC 12.3, the Barnard Bulletin, both of which have been digitized and are available online through our Digital Collections, Of particular interest are articles published the Barnard Bulletin in March 1988 and April 1988 relating to the foundation of the group.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Charlotte Kostelic in December 2015. Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard. Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002. Finding aid written in English.

Guide to the Take Back the Night Records
Charlotte Kostelic
© 2015
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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