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Finding aid for the Elaine Mikels papers, 1977-1984 LSC.1954
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Box 1, Folder 1

Older Women's Network (OWN) 1976 - 1982

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

45 Miscellaneous photos of the Older Women's Network (OWN). Also includes a note from Elaine Mikels concerning the founding of OWN.
Box 1, Folder 2

Women's Gathering 1977

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

7 photos of the Women's Gathering in Ashland, OR.
Box 1, Folder 3

Carpentry Collective 1978-1980

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

17 photographs of the women's carpentry collective in Eugene, OR, with some annotations.
Box 1, Folder 4

Softball League 1978-1980

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

36 photos of the Carpentry Collective's softball league, in game and out.
Box 1, Folder 5

Eugene, Oregon 1978-1980

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

26 photographs from Mikels' time in Eugene, Oregon.
Box 1, Folder 6

Feminary 1981-1984

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

57 photographs of fundrasing activities, a costume party, candid group photos, and promotional photos for the publication Feminary.
Box 1, Folder 7

Trial Protest circa 1981

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

9 photographs of protesters outside of the trial of a defendant of a hate crime committed in Durham, N.C.
Box 1, Folder 8

Women's Pentagon Action 1981

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

35 photos of the Women's Pentagon Action.
Box 1, Folder 9

Nuclear Disarmament Rally 1982 June 14

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

11 photos of the Nuclear Disarmament Rally in Central Park in New York, New York.
Box 1, Folder 10

Peace Walk: Durham, North Carolina to Seneca Peace Camp 1983 June 3 - July 4

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

5 photographs of the Peace Walk from Durham, N.C. to Seneca Peace Camp. Organized by Elaine Mikels and Mandy Carter.
Box 1, Folder 11

Dyke Olympics 1983

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

55 photos of the Dyke Olympics outside of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. One-day, one-time event on a woman's land, lesbians only.
Box 1, Folder 12

Peace Walk: Gainsville, Florida to Key West, Florida 1984

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size

Scope and Contents note

53 photos of the Peacewalk from Gainesville, FL to Key West, FL.
Box 1, Folder 13

Note to Degania and photographs circa 1984 - 1993

General Physical Description note: photographs of varying size, notes, cards

Scope and Contents note

1 note by Elaine Mikels to Degania detailing her intentions to donate materials to the archive, 27 photos, one flyer, and one card.
Box 1, Folder 14

Published Photos 1981-1991

General Physical Description note: photos, photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Contains clippings, photos taken by Elaine Mikels, duplicate prints, publications in which her work was featured, and mock-ups.
Box 1, Folder 15

Personal notes circa 1977 - 1992

General Physical Description note: handwritten and printed notes

Scope and Contents note

Personal notes about various subjects such as conferences, poetry, and gay pride.
Box 2, Folder 1

Our OWN 1977 October - 1982 Summer

General Physical Description note: stapled, photocopied pamphlets

Scope and Contents note

21 issues of the newsletter Our OWN, the newsletter for the Older Women's Network.
Box 2, Folder 2

Published Materials : Lesbians in the Media 1981-1999

General Physical Description note: newsprint, printed paper, photocopies, magazine

Scope and Contents note

Various articles about lesbians in popular culture, the legal system, politics and activist communities.
Box 2, Folder 3-6

Journals 1984 Christmas - 1988 September 7

General Physical Description note: bound jounral

Scope and Contents note

Elaine Mikels' personal journals, given as a gift to "Elana." Mikels was sometimes known as "Elana" and "Elana Freedom." Six journals included.
Box 3, Folder 1

Assorted programming materials circa 1987 August - 1999 Summer

General Physical Description note: printed paper, photocopies, clippings

Scope and Contents note

Assorted flyers, brochures, postcards, and programming materials.
Box 3, Folder 2

Address books circa 1989 - 1995

General Physical Description note: four bound address books

Scope and Contents note

Four bound, differently sized address books containing personal, professional, and activist contacts.
Box 3, Folder 3

Correspondence: Publishers 1989 March 8 - 1993 March 2

General Physical Description note: typewritten letters

Scope and Contents note

Letters from and to publishers concerning the publication of Just Lucky I Guess, Elaine's autobiography.
Box 3, Folder 4

Profiles and Coverage of Elaine 1989 May - 1999

General Physical Description note: newspaper clippings

Scope and Contents note

Profiles and articles about Elaine Mikels, mostly focused on her lifelong activism.
Box 3, Folder 5

Correspondence: Elaine and Jean 1990 October 30 - 1993 November 7

General Physical Description note: typewritten letters, handwritten letters

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence between Elaine and her good friend Jean.
Box 3, Folder 6

Sonia Johnson materials 1991 August 10 - 1994 February

General Physical Description note: printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Contents note

Materials related to Reactionary Lesbianism theorist Sonia Johnson, including editorials, opinion pieces, promotional materials.
Box 3, Folders 7-8

Just Lucky I Guess: Notes and drafts circa 1984 - 1993

General Physical Description note: handwritten notes, printed paper

Scope and Contents note

Notes and drafts of Just Lucky I Guess, Elaine Mikels's autobiography.
Box 3, Folders 9-10

Just Lucky I Guess: Production 1991 August - 1994 March 22

General Physical Description note: receipts, printed paper

Scope and Contents note

Documentation regarding the production of Just Lucky I Guess. The first folder contains printing and binding costs and receipts while the second folder contains distribution information.
Box 4, Folder 1

Just Lucky I Guess: Copyright information 1993 April - 1994 March

General Physical Description note: printed paper

Scope and Contents note

Documents related to copyright and attributions related to Just Lucky I Guess.
Box 4, Folder 2

Just Lucky I Guess: Published copy 1993

General Physical Description note: bound book

Scope and Contents note

Final published, bound copy of Just Lucky I Guess.
Box 4, Folder 3

Just Lucky I Guess: Book reviews 1993 March 2 - 1995 May

General Physical Description note: printed paper, photocopies, clippings

Scope and Contents note

Reviews of Just Lucky I Guess from various publications.
Box 4, Folder 4

Just Lucky I Guess: Promotional materials 1993 March 2 - 1994 March

General Physical Description note: printed paper, flyers

Scope and Contents note

Promotional materials for the book Just Lucky I Guess, including materials related to readings and signings.
Box 4, Folder 5

Just Lucky I Guess: Manuscript undated

General Physical Description note: bound printed paper with handwritten notes

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript and acknowledgements page of Just Lucky I Guess.
Box 4, Folder 6

Submissions circa 1992 - 1994

General Physical Description note: printed paper

Scope and Contents note

Materials submitted to different journals and newspapers for publication.
Box 4, Folder 7

Workshop materials circa 1993 - 2001

General Physical Description note: printed paper, handwritten notes

Scope and Contents note

Questionnaires, articles, exercises designed for meditation, and materials on self-help workshops.
Box 4, Folder 8

Journal: Costa Rica 1995 March - April

General Physical Description note: individual handwritten sheets of paper, envelope

Scope and Contents note

Personal journal documenting Elaine Mikels' travels in Costa Rica and photocopy of the envelope in which it was contained.
Box 4, Folder 9

Clippings circa 1995 September - 1997 July

General Physical Description note: newsprint, photocopies, printed paper

Scope and Contents note

Clippings of Elaine Mikels's editorials, articles, and other writings.
Box 4, Folder 10

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe, New Mexico 2000-2002

General Physical Description note: printed paper, flyers, bound directories

Scope and Contents note

Church directories, programs and other information for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe, New Mexico, of which Elaine Mikels was a member.
Box 4, Folder 11

Obituaries 2004 February - March

Scope and Content

Programs for the funeral services for Elaine Mikels and Selma Mikels Lofgren.