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New Society Publishers Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-189
The collection contains business records of New Society Publishers, including financial records, personnel records, and marketing records; records of the collective business process; editorial files; and various versions of book manuscripts.

Dates

  • 1990-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

This collection is stored off-site. Please contact the Curator at least two weeks in advance of a visit to the Peace Collection to discuss retrieval of off-site materials.

Extent

56 Linear Feet (56 linear ft.)

Overview

New Society Publishers was a cooperative business based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded by members of Movement for a New Society in the late 1980s. New Society Publishers produced books on peace, social justice, and ecological topics. The Philadelphia office closed in December 1996 and a smaller for of the New Society Publishers business moved to British Columbia, Canada.

Historical

New Society Publishers was a cooperative business based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded by members of Movement for a New Society in the late 1980s. New Society Publishers produced books on peace, social justice, and ecological topics. The Philadelphia office closed in December 1996 and a smaller for of the New Society Publishers business moved to British Columbia, Canada.

Arrangement

This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated to the SCPC.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of New Society Publishers, 1996s [Acc. 96A-059]

Related Materials

  1. DG 074 A Quaker Action Group
  2. DG 154 Movement for a New Society
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  4. DG 162 Walkabout Peace and Justice
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Separated Materials

  1. Photographs
  2. Memorabilia
  3. Audio visual items

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Processed by SCPC staff; this finding aid was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski in August 2008.
Description rules
dacs

Revision Statements

  • 2018: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Min Cheng in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Elisabeth Miller added the notes in Fall 2017.

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