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Women: A Journal of Liberation Publications

Identifier: R0182-WJL

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains a complete set of the publication, Women: A Journal of Liberation, from 1969 through 1983. Multiple copies of some issues exist. Also included are notes and newspaper clippings on the journal, compiled by University of Baltimore history faculty emerita, Dr. Elizabeth Nix.


  • Copyright: 1969-1983

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for all publications in this collection is held by their respective creators.

Biographical / Historical

Women: A Journal of Liberation was created in Baltimore, Maryland in 1968 and managed by a women's collective that included Dee Ann Mims, Donna Keck, Vicki Pollard, and Carmen Arbona. Each issue was theamtically focused and included articles, essays, poems, artwork, news and editorials. Contributors to early issues included Alix Shulman, Elsa Gidlow, Tillie Olsen, Rita Mae Brown, and Audre Lorde. The number of issues produced annually varied between the journal's inception in 1969 and its final issue in 1983.

[Information for this Historical note comes directly from narrative front matter for the sister collection (Identifier SSC-MS-00319) in the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.]


1.00 Linear feet (1 container)

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The collection is organized chronologically by publication date.

Custodial History

The material was transferred to Special Collection and Archives by Elizabeth Nix, University of Baltimore history faculty emerita, on March 9, 2023.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Aiden Faust in 2023.

Finding aid for the Women: A Journal of Liberation Publications
Finding aid prepared by Aiden Faust (2023).
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA