Pacific Northwest lesbian-feminist publications, 1965-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Compiler
Cutler, Wendy Judith
Title
Pacific Northwest lesbian-feminist publications
Dates
1965-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.98 cubic feet, (2 document cases and 1 flat box)
Collection Number
Coll 727
Summary
Literary works, resource guides, serial publications, and other written material concerning lesbian and feminist issues, particularly in Oregon and Washington.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of written material relating to lesbianism and feminism, particuarly in Oregon and Washington, the the late 20th century. In addition to literary and poetry anthologies, the collection houses resource guides for women and lesbians, a play script, published essays, and issues of Blue Stocking, Feminist Broadcast Quarterly, and On Track. The collection additionally houses materials relating to opposition against the anti-gay Oregon ballot measures Measure 9 and Measure 13, publications relating to socialism, and a flyer advertising a 1982 forum on planning for Lesbian/Gay Pride activities.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Pacific Northwest lesbian-feminist publications, Coll 727, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series A :   Individual publications ,  1965-circa 1990 Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Anthology, Backbone 2: New Fiction by Northwest Women
1980
1/2
Dear Dora/Dangerous Derek Diesel Dyke, by Rev. Freda Smith
1973
1/3
Community Law Project, Getting Ours: A Handbook of Women's Legal Rights in Oregon
1978
1/4
Jean Maddox: The Fight for Rank and File Democracy
1976
1/5
Lesbian Community Project Resource Guide
circa 1990
1/6
Love is for All, by S. L. Shuster
1974
1/7
Oregon Lung Association, "Notable Women in the History of Oregon"
circa 1990
1/8
Portland Women's Center, Opening
1973
1/9
Poetry anthology, Rainbow Snake
1971
1/10
Strong Women's Conference Follow Up Booklet
1977
1/11
Intellectuals for Proletarian Socialism, Statement from the League on the Coming UMSS Summer Camp
A publication that explains the purpose of an upcoming joint conference between Intellectuals for Proletarian Socialism and Union of Marxist Social Scientisits (UMSS), and responds to allegations that Intellectuals for Proletarian Socialism had "taken over" the UMSS steering committee.
1977 May
1/12
Play, Up Your Ass or From the Cradle to the Boat or The Big Suck or Up from the Slime, by Valerie Solanas
1965
1/13
What is the Revolutionary Potential of Women's Liberation? by Kathy McAfee and Myrna Wood
1969

Series B :   Serial publications ,  1992-2000 Return to Top

Includes single issues of serial publications.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
3/1
Blue Stocking issues
1993 January-March
3/2
Blue Stocking issues
1993 April-June
3/3
Blue Stocking issues
1993 July-September
3/4
Blue Stocking issues
1993 October-December
3/5
Blue Stocking issues
1994 January-March
3/6
Blue Stocking issue
1994 April
3/7
Blue Stocking issue
1994 Summer
3/8
Blue Stocking issue
1995 Spring
2/1
Feminist Broadcast Quarterly issues
1992
2/2
Feminist Broadcast Quarterly issues
1993
1/14
Issues of Lesbian Community Project newsletter, On Track
1998 October/November - 2000 February
3/9
Issue of Coalition for Human Dignity publication, The Oregon Witness
Issue is dedicated to the issue of anti-gay Measure 9 and its authors, the Oregon Citizens Alliance (OCA).
See also Series C: Opposition to anti-gay legislation.
1992 July
1/15
Soulstice: A Feminist Anthology, Volume 1
1996

Series C :   Opposition to anti-gay legislation ,  1992-1994 Return to Top

See also issue of The Oregon Witness in folder 3/9

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
3/10
No on 9 campaign
1992
3/11
No on 13 campaign
1994

Series D :   Ephemera ,  1982 March Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/16
Flyer, "Put Lesbians in Lesbian/Gay Pride Activities"

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Feminism--Northwest, Pacific
  • Feminism--Oregon
  • Feminism--Washington (State)
  • Feminist literature--20th century
  • Feminist poetry--20th century
  • Lesbianism--Northwest, Pacific
  • Lesbianism--Oregon
  • Lesbianism--Washington (State)
  • Socialism
  • Corporate Names :
  • Lesbian Community Project (Portland, Or.)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Northwest, Pacific--Feminism
  • Northwest, Pacific--Lesbianism
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Anthologies
  • Essays
  • Fliers (printed matter)
  • Newsletters
  • Plays (performing arts compositions)
  • Poetry
  • Publications (documents)
  • Serials (publications)
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Blue Stocking
  • Feminist Broadcast Quarterly
  • On Track
  • The Oregon Witness, 1992 July