Sigrid Shayer Collection.
Contents Greenham Common Peace Camp newsletters, fliers, newscuttings, ‘zapping’ wages for housework, and Yellow Gate. Women for a nuclear free and independent Pacific.
Box ‘Sigrid Shayer, Peace groups and women’s rights, NFIP Pacific Area’. Press cuttings, literature and other papers relating to the campaign for a nuclear free and independent Pacific. Includes copies of ‘Pacific Vision’ 1993-1995; feminist materials from New Zealand, Australia and islands in the Pacific including Fiji; materials relating to USA and Native Americans. 1983-1994
Folder: Wages for Housework/Yellow Gate. Includes details of Greenham Common demonstrations; actions in Bristol on nuclear radiation (Chernobyl, 1986); Wages for Housewives Campaign at Greenham (12-14 December 1986). Includes a discussion of activities at Greenham when a group at Yellow Gate accused CND of racism and sexism, with mention of Wilmette Brown (1987). 1984-1987 [Please note this folder was found empty by reader in Oct' 21.]
9 folders of press cuttings, posters, newsletters, and the like covering the period 1983-1993, mainly discussing Greenham Common and peace issues.
Folder ‘Greenham Common Woman’s Peace Camp, Newscuttings, Sigrid Shayer Collection’. Mostly photocopies from The Guardian, 1983-1993
Folder ‘Undated’ containing posters for events, visits to Greenham Common, many from Bristol but campaigns throughout Britain. Also postcards, and notes.
Folder ‘Zapping at Greenham’, papers relating to use of electronic weapons on women protesting at Greenham Common, 1985-1986
Folder ‘Women’s Network for a nuclear free and independent Pacific with other Pacific related materials’, donated by Wendy Lutley. Newsletters, press cuttings etc, with list of holdings, 1985-1987
Folder ‘Greenham leaflets and newsletters, 1983-1991’ Some appear to be produced in Bristol as Bristol editions. Useful collection of newsletters.
Also paper list of the collection.
See also 'The Greenham Common Collection: the Feminist Archive, Bristol', 1999, copy available in Special Collections