1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY
1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY

Holding Our Own Records


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This collection documents the day-to-day activities of Holding Our Own, an organization established to incite and support feminist social justice in New York's Capital Region.


Holding Our Own (Albany, N.Y.)
Date Coverage:
15 cubic ft. (about 15 boxes)

Established in 1982, Holding Our Own's supports feminist social justice. A multiracial, multicultural philanthropic foundation led by women of color, Holding Our Own, Inc. awards grants to organizations and projects in New York's Capital Region which benefit women. Special attention is given to grassroots organizations and those which represent women who face bias or have limited access to traditional funding sources. Past grants included funding of reading groups for children of color, a recreation project for women with AIDS/HIV, carpentry training for battered women, and a cooperative tutoring project involving a public housing tenant group and a local college.

This collection contains meeting minutes, grant materials, award ceremony files, subject files, conference materials, administrative records, project reports, and other administrative files.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives by Carmen Rau.2016

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Published: 2018-03-06 06:35:16 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Jodi Boyle, 2016 November 7

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Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. Please contact an archivist for more information.

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Holding Our Own Records, 1983-2006. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Holding Our Own Records).