"graduate of Radcliffe College,Harvard; helped found the Harvard SDS chapter; elected Assistant National Secretary for 1964/1965 and in charge of editing the SDS Bulletin and monthly news magazine and of much coordination with the local chapters and Economic Research and Action Project (ERAP) community organizing projects; afterwards she worked in an SDS community organizing project for two years; in 2000 she completed a documentary film about the SDS called 'Rebels with a Cause'."--Inventory of the Helen Garvy Papers, International Institute of Social History.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- MFDP--General papers, 1963-1965, part 2 (Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party records, 1962-1971; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 788, Reel 1, Segment 2, Part 2) (Memorandums)
- Montgomery--Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (Lucile Montgomery papers, 1963-1967; Historical Society Library Microforms Room, Micro 44, Reel 1, Segment 17) (Correspondence)