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.

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

•  The Pembroke Record, 1922-1970 
•  Brown Women Speak: A Collection of Alumnae Oral Histories
•  Online Exhibit: Exploring the Farnham Archives
•  Online Exhibit: Disturbances

For more information about donating or accessing material, please contact pembroke_archives@brown.edu.