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4a:148. 9th IACW Assembly, Paraguay. Sofia de Demicheli. Mercedes Cabrera. Maria Currea de Aya. Gladys D. Barber. Frances M. Lee. Maria Correa de Irrarazaval., 1953., bulk: 1953 - 1953

 File — Box: 4a, Folder: 148

Scope and Contents Note

From the Collection:

The Esther Neira de Calvo Papers thoroughly document the life and career of Esther Neira de Calvo, a prominent Panamanian educator, politician, diplomat, and women's rights advocate. The extensive collection includes correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, speeches, and awards, and it provides a fascinating perspective on 20th century Panama and Inter-American cooperation. There is material from Carrie Chapman Catt, Maria Ossa de Amador Guerrero, Matilde Obarrio de Mallet, Gabriela Mistral, Juan Peron, Eva Peron, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Alfaro family of Panama, to name a few notables. Documents touch on all aspects of Esther Neira de Calvo's life and include files on education, politics, and feminism.


  • 1953.
  • Majority of material found in 1953 - 1953

Conditions Governing Access

Series VII is restricted. Access requires permission from Ms. Gloriela Calvo. Please contact Booth Family Center for Special Collections for further information.

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From the Collection: 38.15 Linear Feet (35 boxes)

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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