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Finding Aid for the Michelle Johnston papers 1991-1993 LSC.2200
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Sponsor
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Michelle Johnston papers
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.2200
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet (1 half box)
    Date (inclusive): 1991-1993
    Abstract: This collection contains the transcripts of a series of conversations that took place between Michelle Johnston and four other women through the Prodigy internet service provider between 1991 and 1992. Johnston documented and donated this collection of transcripts to the June L. Mazer Archives in order to insure the voices of "ordinary dykes" were included in the archives. As such these are ordinary conversations between women living in California, some of them lesbians who were out, and some who were not.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Creator: Johnston, Michelle, active 1991-1993

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Michelle Johnston papers (Collection 2200). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Michelle Johnston, 1993.
    This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library .

    Processing History

    Processed by Stacy Wood, 2013. Description enhanced and further physical processing completed by Sabrina Ponce in 2017.

    Sponsor

    The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive  at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) , and the UCLA Library . These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7381466 

    Biography/History

    Michelle Johnston documented and donated this collection of transcripts to the Mazer Archives in order to ensure the voices of "ordinary dykes" were included in the archives. As such these are ordinary conversations between women living in California, some of them lesbians who were out, and some who were not. All conversations took place online and none of the correspondents knew one another in any other context.

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains the transcripts of a series of conversations that took place between Michelle Johnston and four other women through the Prodigy internet service provider between 1991 and 1992.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Materials organized by correspondent.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Johnston, Michelle, active 1991-1993 -- Archives.
    June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive at UCLA.
    June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives.
    Lesbian online chat groups.