Meredith Tax Papers

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This digital collection comprises selected materials from the following archival collection at David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library:

Meredith Tax papers 1956-2016

Collection #RL.01275 | 215 Linear Feet (224 boxes, 1 volume)

Meredith Tax (1942-2022) was a feminist writer and organizer whose activism began in the 1960s. Collection includes many files documenting Tax's feminist activism and her role in founding feminist organizations; drafts and manuscripts of her writings, music, and art; personal and professional correspondence; research materials; and subject files. Organizations represented in this collection include Bread and Roses; Women's WORLD; CARASA (Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse); PEN American Center Women's Committee; and the International PEN Women's Writers Committee, as well as other organizations. There are also audiocassettes, VHS tapes, and optical media containing Tax's research interviews as well as interviews with Tax. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

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