Ref NoDM2123/1/Archive Boxes 69
TitleFeminist Archive 2: mostly 1980s up to Bristol move
DescriptionFeminist 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
Extent1 records managment box
Access ConditionsThese materials are held in Store and must be ordered in advance.
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