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Archives & Manuscripts

Friendly Woman Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-087

Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers relating to the publication of the Quaker periodical Friendly Woman. Editorial responsibility is transferred every two years to a new women's collective. Each publishing unit becomes a new volume number, and this is how the series in the collection is designated. Within each series, papers are organized by minutes, correspondence, production records, and special projects

Dates

  • 1987-[ongoing]

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

This collection contains papers related to the publication of the Quaker periodical, Friendly Woman. Friendly Woman is a quarterly journal focusing on Quaker women's concerns and experiences. It was begun as a newsletter in 1974 at the conclusion of a women's conference held at Pendle Hill, the Quaker study center. Editorial responsibility for Friendly Woman is transferred every two years to a different Quakers women's group in a different city. The periodical contains essays, fiction, poetry, commentary, and art.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains papers related to the publication of the Quaker periodical, Friendly Woman. Friendly Woman is a quarterly journal focusing on Quaker women's concerns and experiences. The periodical contains essays, fiction, poetry, commentary, and art.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into three series:
  1. 6. Volume 6: Friendly Woman, University Friends Meeting, Seattle, WA
  2. 10. Volume 10: Friendly Woman (Eugene, OR)
  3. 11. Volume 11: Friendly Woman (Denver, CO)

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Lois Barton, 1995, and Mary Barclay Howarth, 1999. Accession numbers: 95-018, 95-034, 96-036, 97-037, 97-053, 98-051, 99-035 99-045

Related Materials

See also:
  1. Friendly Woman, Vol. 1-, 1974-[on-going], FHL, SG1

Processing Information

Editorial responsibility for Friendly Woman passes to a new women's group which may or may not have a formal organization before and after the period of responsibility. Each collective exists as a Friendly Woman body only during its term. In 1995, records belonging to Friendly Woman (Denver, Colorado) were deposited, with additional accessions following in 1996, 1997, and 1998. A computer disk containing subscription information has been transferred to FHL Computer Disk Storage. Papers relating to the Friendly Woman (Eugene, Oregon) deposited by Lois Barton in 1995 were also processed with this collection.

At FHL, those papers have been organized and placed in series; the series number is defined by the volume number of Friendly Woman, so that additional deposits as received can be easily placed in chronological order of publication:
  1. Series 6 contains the records of Friendly Woman, Vol. 6, published by the Seattle Collective, 1982-1984.
  2. Series 10 contains the records of Friendly Woman (Eugene, OR), Vol. 10, published 1991-1992.
  3. Series 11 contains the records of Friendly Woman (Denver, CO), Vol. 11, published 1993-1994/5.

Creator

Title
An Inventory of the Friendly Woman Records, 1987- [ongoing]
Author
SKM
Date
2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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