Michelle Johnston papers 1991-1993

Finding aid prepared by Stacy Wood, 2013; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
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Title: Michelle Johnston papers
Collection number: 2200
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 linear ft. (1 half document box)
Date (inclusive): 1991-1993
Abstract: Michelle Johnston documented and donated this collection of transcripts to the Mazer Archives in order to insure the voices of "ordinary dykes" are included in the archives. As such these are ordinary conversations between women, some out lesbians, some not. All conversations took place online and none of the correspondents knew one another in any other context.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Physical location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Johnston, Michelle

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7381466 

Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown. 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.
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.

Biography/History

Michelle Johnston documented and donated this collection of transcripts to the Mazer Archives in order to insure the voices of "ordinary dykes" are included in the archives. As such these are ordinary conversations between women, some out lesbians, some 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 through the Prodigy internet service provider between Michelle Johnston and four other women.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Collection description. June 22, 1993.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

A description of the collection and the origins of the conversations contained. These donations precipitated by Michelle Johnston's desire to include the voices of "ordinary dykes" in the archives, and as such these are ordinary conversations between women, some out lesbians, some not.
Box 1, Folder 2

Conversations between Michelle Johnston and Mary Lou Morreal. 10/26/1991-2/10/1992.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Conversations between these two women, using Prodigy.
Box 1, Folder 3

Conversations between Michelle Johnston and Jeanne Natali. 11/13/1991-3/7/1992.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Conversations between these two women, on Prodigy, both out lesbians.
Box 1, Folder 4

Conversations between Michelle Johnston and Kathi Beall. 12/25/1991-3/13/1992.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Conversations between Michelle Johnston and Kathi Beall on Prodigy, both out lesbians.