|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one series organized by publication type, and grouped roughly alphabetically by either author or title.
Scope and Contents
This collection contains books from Konstam's private collection as well as numerous newsletters, magazines, and other denominational publications that are no longer in print. Much of the material illustrates the efforts of religious professional and lay women to reconcile the women's liberation movement with their faith and concerns such topics as: women in the church; women's liberation; and social justice issues. Titles include Genesis II, Lilith, The Jewish Women's Quarterly, Network Quarterly, and the Yellow Ribbon.
Burke Library record group:
Archives of Women in Theological Scholarship (AWTS)
Using the Collection
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Information concerning copyright, fair use, and reproduction requests can be consulted at Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office.
Item description, AWTS: Patricia S. Konstam papers, 1959-1980, box #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Patricia Konstam donated her papers to the Archives of Women in Theological Scholarship in 1999 with a further addition of 1980 National Organization of Women Conference material in Sept. 2014.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Folded materials were flattened. Newspaper clippings were photocopied on acid free paper. Staples, rubber bands, and metal clips were removed and replaced with plastic clips. All materials were placed in acid-free folders and boxes. The finding aid was created by Leslie Reyman in 2001, updated by Ruth Tonkiss Cameron in 2004, and edited by Leah Edelman in 2022.
2022-03-21 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Patricia S. Konstam, a 1959 M. Div. graduate of Union Theological Seminary, worked for 20 years as a business reporter for the San Antonio Express-News and as a freelance writer.