|Description||Feminist Archive 2: mostly 1980s up to Bristol move|
These materials relate to the establishment of the Feminist Archive, late 1970s-1980s, and are best described as the archive of the Feminist Archive, rather than research materials. They appear to have been rearranged, and are in good order.
Folder: 'Move to Bristol premises correspondence 1986-1992', including discussion of whether to split archive, and move from Bath to Bristol
Folder: 'Feminist Archive working group (1978-80s)', includes correspondence between trustees and paid staff, researchers, discussion of the work of the archive
Folder: 'Archive Material: Requests/Offers 1980-1989', including discussions with publishers
Folder: 'Correspondence from individual women (1985-1989)', deposit of materials, research requests
Folder: 'Correspondence from individual women (1978-1985)', deposit of materials, research requests
Folder: 'Correspondence: periodicals 1978-1989', deposit of materials
Folder: 'Material given by the archive, 1978-1989', materials deposited in other collections
Folder: 'Correspondence mixed periodicals 1978-1989', sorting out subscriptions
Folder: 'Correspondence: publishers 1978-1989', including getting copies of Virago books
Folder: 'Correspondence: Bookshops and distributors, 1980-1989'
General correspondence including links with the Fawcett Library, 1979-1982
Folder: 'Correspondence: mixed groups, 1978-1979'
Folder: 'Correspondence: libraries and archives, 1978-1989'
Folder: 'ISIS 1980-1989' (international links with women)
Folder: 'Correspondence from volunteers of archive to each other (1976-1989)'
Envelope: 'Jean Freer's letter: spares', explanatory letter on the origins of the archive
Folder: 'Advisory and Trustees Group Meetings: items for next meeting, October 1978-December 1981', minutes of meetings and discussions
From here the files are less organised.
Folder: 'Working group meetings, July 1981-November 1985', minutes, discussions
Folder: 'Bristol Churches Community Programme', funding and work (FAS got funding), early 1980s
Folder: 'Guide to working in the Feminist Archive', guidelines on collection policy, catalogue, c. 1986
Classification scheme drafts, 1980s