1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY
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Audrey Seidman Papers


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This collection documents the activism and interests of Audrey Seidman of Albany, especially her work with Holding Our Own, a foundation dedicated to supporting feminist social justice.


Seidman, Audrey
Date Coverage:
1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

Originally from New York City, but a longtime resident of Albany, Audrey Seidman worked at the Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services and the Jewish Association for Services for the Aged; the Center for Women in Government, part of the University at Albany, SUNY; and retired from the office of the New York State Comptroller. Seidman has been active in women's and community organizations for decades.

Seidman holds a MA from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University and a BA, magna cum laude, from the University at Albany, SUNY.

This collection includes materials from the organizations Holding Our Own and the Women's Building. Audrey Seidman served as a board member for Holding Our Own. The collection contains meeting minutes, press releases, correspondence, and special event 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 Audrey Seidman in 2016.

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Published: 2018-03-06 06:35:44 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Jodi Boyle, 2016 October 13

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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, Audrey Seidman Papers, 1988-1998. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Seidman Papers).