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Preliminary Guide to the Faith Holsaert Papers, 1950-2011

Abstract

Civil Rights and LGBT community activist.

Correspondence, newsletters, publications, and other materials relating to the activities of Faith Holsaert from the 1960s to the present. A large portion of the collection consists of correspondence and ephemera from her involvement in the Civil Rights movement, including SNCC, and the women's rights movement. Also includes materials from the writing and publishing of Hands on the Freedom Plow, some of which is restricted. The collection also has a large amount of personal memorabilia and materials relating to Holsaert's childhood and family. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Holsaert, Faith.
Title
Faith Holsaert papers 1950-2011
Language of Materials
English
Extent
6525 items, 10.2 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Correspondence, newsletters, publications, and other materials relating to the activities of Faith Holsaert from the 1960s to the present. A large portion of the collection consists of correspondence and ephemera from her involvement in the Civil Rights movement, including SNCC, and the women's rights movement. Also includes materials from the writing and publishing of Hands on the Freedom Plow, some of which is restricted. The collection also has a large amount of personal memorabilia and materials relating to Holsaert's childhood and family. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research, but has restrictions.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

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Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

The collection has been reboxed, and minimal processing has been completed.

Childhood: Faith and Shai/Deb, 1950s
Box 1
Candy Keely/Carole Gordon/Amina
Box 1
Letters from Writing Friends
Box 1
To my mother
Box 1
From James Holsaert
Box 1
Jan Chapin, 1972-1982
Box 1
Crosing (Faith and Shai's godparents)
Box 1
Hillel, Lickert, Celia
Box 1
From Shai, 1978-1984
Box 1
Madre, 1960s
Box 1
Eunice Holsaert, 1970s
Box 1
Cora, Patricia, and Pauline Holsaert
Box 1
Charity Bailey
Box 1
Friends, etc., 1960s
Box 1
Friends, 1970s
(2 folders)
Box 1
Friends, 1980s
Box 1
Appalachia
Box 1
Recht Dee
Box 1
Pauley case
Box 1
Rainbow (WV and SREP)
Box 1
Lesbian community newsletters
Box 1
Women's Health Center, 1980-1981
Box 1
WV Rainbow Univ. Healthcare
Box 1
Coal Employees project
Box 1
Hamlet, NC
Box 1
Gulf Coast Tenants
Box 1
Guardian
Box 1
Furniture Workers 282
Box 1
Political Prisoners
Box 2
Pittston Company
Box 2
Anti-KKK
Box 2
Southern Org. Committee for Economics and Social Justice
Box 2
Project South
Box 2
Unfoldered miscellaneous materials
Box 2
Sentimental
Box 2
Correspondence, 1986
Box 2
Daddy/Betty/Shai
Box 2
Cash Response
Box 2
Correspondence, 1979
Box 2
Jan letters
Box 2
Correspondence, 1986-1987
Box 2
Miscellaneous correspondence
Box 2
Correspondence, 1988-1994
(8 folders)
Box 2
Correspondence, 2001
Box 2
Cuban coins
Box 2
Correspondence, 1994-1999
(3 folders)
Box 3
Bibliographic annotations, 1986
(3 folders)
Box 3
Book reviews, 1988
Box 3
Bibliographic annotations, 1982
(2 folders)
Box 3
Summer work archive, 1983
Box 3
SNCC interview transcript
Box 3
Chatfield book
Box 3
Klekotka Master's Thesis
Box 3
Interviews with Me Archive
Box 3
Self
Box 3
Madre
Box 3
Daddy: appraisals
Box 3
Daddy: legal and administrative II
Box 3
Faith and Hillel
Box 3
Family chronology, 1987 Dec.
Box 3
Froggy album, 1990 Dec.
Box 3
Shai
Box 3
Carmela, 1996
Box 3
Dance
Box 3
Conspiracy in Coal booklet
Box 4
Brief of Contestants Urging the Vacating of Seats, U.S. House of Representatives
Box 4
Brief submitted by the Miss. Freedom Democratic Party
Box 4
SCEF Society
Box 4
Asbestosis
Box 4
Anne Braden
Box 4
Rainbow SREP
Box 4
Black elected officials
Box 4
Center for Democratic Renewal
Box 4
Christie Institution
Box 4
Cold War
Box 4
KKK
Box 4
Lexington women's prison
Box 4
Movement support network
Box 4
NCARRV
Box 4
Poultry workers
Box 4
SOS Article
Box 4
Robeson Co., N.C.
Box 4
Up and Out of Poverty
Box 4
SE Project
Box 4
So Fight Back
Box 4
SOC Environmental Justice
Box 4
SOC
Box 4
SOC Youth
Box 4
SOC Labor
Box 4
SOC, 1996
Box 4
SOC Newletter
Box 4
SOC Board
Box 4
Freedomways, 1964
Box 4
KKK: A History of Racism and Violence
Box 4
Freedom is a Constant Struggle program
Box 4
AmeriKKKa, 1995
Box 4
Frederick Douglass
Box 4
Mississippi Eyewitness, 1964
Box 4
Life and Times of Frantz Fanon
Box 4
Miss., Summer 1964
Box 4
Miscellaneous unfoldered materials
Box 4
Miss. Baker Conference, 2000
Box 4
SNCC, 1988
Box 4
SNCC
Box 4
Revolution in Mississippi
Box 4
Mississippi: Subversion of the Right to Vote
Box 4
Mississippi Summer Project
Box 4
Cracking the Color Line
Box 4
Racism
Box 4
The Trial of Bobby Seale
Box 4
On the Ideology of the Black Panther Party
Box 4
A White American in an Unwhite World
Box 4
The Angry Children of Malcolm X
Box 4
Position Progress of Black America, 1967
Box 4
From friends and family while Faith was in SWGA, 1962-1963
Box 4
SW Ga. letters
Box 4
Christian family and others
Box 4
Harrison thesis
Box 4
CB King
Box 4
Special Report: Albany, 1962
Box 4
Scrapbook pages with newspaper clippings
Box 4
Voter's Registration Drive, 1962-1963
Box 4
Albany, Ga., newsletter, 1962-1963
Box 4
Albany, Ga.
Box 4
Off Our Backs: A Women's News Journal, 1980 Nov.
Box 5
Women: A Journal of Liberation, 1970
Box 5
The Feminist Art Journal, 1974-1975
Box 5
Aphra (vol. 5, no. 1), 1973-1974
Box 5
Quest: Feminist Quarterly, 1975
Box 5
Woman News, 1980
Box 5
Chrysalis: A Magazine of Women's Culture (No. 10)
Box 5
Up from Under (vol. 1, no. 4)
Box 5
Up from Under (vol. 1, no. 3), 1971 Jan.
(2 copies)
Box 5
Women's Health
Box 5
Women W. Va.
Box 5
Lesbian feminist
Box 5
Socialist feminist
Box 5
Women and labor
Box 5
Second Wave (vol. 3, no. 1)
Box 5
Yale Law Journal: Equal Rights Amendment, 1971 Apr.
Box 5
Ramparts, 1974 Sept.
Box 5
Our Bodies, Our Selves, 1971
Box 5
Women's Free Express, 1974 Mar.-Sept.
(3 pamphlets)
Box 5
Southern Voices
Box 5
Motive: Lesbian/Feminist issue, 1972
Box 5
The Second Wave (vol. 2, no. 4)
Box 5
Up from Under, 1971-1972
Box 5
Up from Under (vol. 1, no. 2)
Box 5
Women/Coal
Box 5
Women
Box 5
Sterilization abuse
Box 5
Homophobia
Box 5
Lesbian battery
Box 5
Feminist Revolution: Redstockings, 1975
Box 5
Socialist Feminism: A Strategy for the Women's Movement, 1972
Box 5
Heterosexuality
Box 5
Kathy Boudin
(2 folders)
Box 5
Left/Marxist
Box 5
On the Issues: The Progressive Women's Quarterly, 1995
Box 5
Two Interviews: Corky Gonzalez and ChaCha Jimenez, 1970
Box 5
The Guy Who Controls Your Future
Box 5
The Communist Manifesto
Box 5
Hard Times in Detroit, 1971
Box 5
GE: Profile of a Corporation, 1967
Box 5
Consumption: Domestic Imperialism
Box 5
PLP: A Critique
Box 5
Problems of U.S. Capitalism
Box 5
They Say, All Women Must Be Commandos
Box 5
Tierra-O-Muerte
Box 5
1978 July-Aug.
Box 5
1979 Mar.
Box 5
1979 Apr.
Box 5
1979 July-Aug.
Box 5
1979 Dec.
Box 5
Race and Class (vol. 35, no. 2-3)
Box 5
If an Agent Knocks: Federal Investigation and Your Rights
Box 5
U.S. Capitalism in Crisis, 1978
Box 5
To Feel Within the Water
Box 5
Repression and Resistance: An Information Manual
Box 5
Miscellaneous papers
Box 5
Black Power: Music of a Revolution (CD-ROM)
Box 5
Voices of Pacifica (VHS)
Box 5
Untitled minidisk
Box 5
Editors' Correspondence, 2000-2007
Box 6
Correspondence, 1995-2002
Box 6
Book press, 2010 and undated
Box 6
Book proof, 2010
Box 6
University of Illinois Press memorandums and book editors, 2005-2007
Box 6
University of Illinois Press marketing for book, 2010
Box 6
Drafts and revisions, 2009 and undated
Box 6
Revisions for bridges, 2008
Box 6
First review and annotations, 2007-2008
Box 6
CDs of text (removed to Duke's electronic records server)
Box 6
Book structure, 2000-2006
Box 6
Address list for manuscripts and edit team assignments, 1997-2006
Box 6
Contract/business, 2007
Box 6
Introductions and bridges for final introduction, 2005-2007 and undated
Box 6
Background research articles, 1996-1997 and undated
Box 6
Business and finances, 1997
Box 6
Meeting minutes and progress reports, 2006-2007
Box 6
Letters to contributors, 1996-2007
Box 7
Brown, Marie: Correspondence and comments, 1998-1999
Box 7
Baker, Ella: "The Black Woman in the Civil Rights Struggle: A Long View," 1969
Box 7
Sarah Lawrence Conference, 2002-2003
Box 7
Interviews and SGWA texts, 1962 and undated
Box 7
Presses other than University of Illinois, 2000-2004
Box 7
Drafts, 2000
(3 folders)
Box 8
Drafts and editorial notes, 2000
Box 9
Manuscript sections 1 and 2, 2002 July
Box 9
Drafts and editing, 2002 July
(3 folders)
Box 9
Drafts, 2003 Sept.
Box 9
Binder/drafts, 2006
(folder 1 of 4)
Box 9
Binder/drafts, 2006
(folders 2 to 4)
Box 10
Publicity
(2 pamphlets)
Box 10
Interview of Faith Holsaert, 2006 April 4
(CD-ROM)
Box 10
Joanne C.M., 1997 July 9
(2 Cassettes)
Box 10
Jamie C.R., 1997 July 6
(Microcassette)
Box 10
Ratha, 1997 July 7
(Cassette)
Box 10
Carolyn D., undated
(Cassette)
Box 10
McCree, 1997 July
(Cassette)
Box 10
Unknown title
(Cassette)
Box 10
Hands on the Freedom Plow poster
Oversize Folder 1

Historical Note

Civil Rights and LGBT community activist.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Faith Holsaert Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Gift, 2008 (2008-0277), 7.5 lin. ft.

Gift, 2010 (2010-0220), 1.2 lin. ft.

Gift, 2011 (2011-0150), 1.5 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is minimally processed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Updated by: Amber Covington, 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2008-0277, 2010-0220, 2011-0150

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.