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Records of Eve's Garden, including mission statement, catalogs and letters sent out to customers, articles about the business, and flyers for sexuality workshops held at Eve's Garden and elsewhere; material from a speaker's bureau Williams organized called New Feminist Talent; and articles and writings on sexuality that Williams collected, including a first edition of Betty Dodson's 1972 "Liberating Masturbation." Also, some of Williams' personal papers, including a 1974 appointment book.
Also, correspondence with others involved in aspects of sexual liberation and feminism, including Helen Robinson, Alice Ladas, Linda Bisgaard, and Sandra De Sando, and clippings, research notes, and drafts of writing they shared on women's sexual response and other topics. Also, correspondence from Lynette Brannon who in 1977 was running the first Eve's Garden "franchise" in Austin, Texas. Videos entitled "Increasing Male Sexual Potency" by Dr. Anthony A. Zaffuto and "500 Unusual Sex Practices" produced by the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. Also an antique vibrator from ca. 1911-1920.
Books, videotapes, audiotapes, and manuscript materials on topics about sexuality, spirituality, feminism, and writing. Personal and business correspondence relating to sexuality and Eve's Garden. Writings by Sally Miller, sex and health columnist. Also, a glass award from An Uncommon Legacy Foundation; a tennis cup and a medal that Dell's parents won in tennis tournaments; clippings and a book describing Dell's brother Lorenzo's experience in a plane crash; a vibrator.