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Patricia S. Konstam papers, 1959 -- 1980

Summary Information

Abstract

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. The collection contains books from Konstam's private collection as well as numerous newsletters, magazines, and other denominational publications that are no longer in print and illustrate 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.

At a Glance

Bib ID 5628313 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Konstam, Patricia S., 1933-2019
Title Patricia S. Konstam papers, 1959 -- 1980
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (0.5 linear feet; 1 box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is open for research.

Onsite storage.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series organized by publication type, and grouped roughly alphabetically by either author or title.

Description

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.

  • Patricia S. Konstam papers, 1959 -- 1980

    This series 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.

Onsite storage.

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

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.

Revision Description

2022-03-21 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.

Subject Headings

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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.

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Patricia S. Konstam papers, 1959 -- 1980

This series is open for research.

0.5 linear feet; 0.5 linear feet; 1 box

This series 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.

This series is arranged by publication type, and grouped roughly alphabetically by either author or title.



Box 1 Books, publications, memorabilia, 1959 -- 1980

Books Beaver, R. Pierce. All loves excelling: American protestant church women in world mission. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1968 Calkins, Gladys Gilkey. Follow those women: Church women in the ecumenical movements, a history of the development of united work among women of the protestant churches in the United States. New York, National Council of Churches, 1961 Kirby, Ellen. Women: over half the earth's people: a guide to resources and process. Women's Division, Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church, 1973 Magalis, Elaine. Conduct becoming to a woman: bolting doors and burgeoning missions. Women's Division, Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church, 1973 Newsletters, Magazines Coalition Task Force on Women and Religion, single sheet advertisement, 1977 Genesis III, Philadelphia Task Force on Women in Religion, Vol.2 (1-6), vol.3 (1-4), May/June 1972 – November/December 1973. The newsletter covers news on the status of women in religious institutions, abstracts of feminist books and articles. Newsletter, Office of Women's Affairs of Graduate Theological Union (later renamed Center for Women and Religion), vol.1 (3) July/Aug 1974 [1975?], vol.2 (2) Jan 1976, vol.3 (3) Spring 1977, vol.4 (2) Winter 1978. Lilith, the Jewish Women's Quarterly, 4 issues: Winter 1976/77-No 5 1978. Motive, University Christian Movement of United Methodist Church, March/April 1969: Double-issue on Liberation of Women. Network Quarterly, 3 issues: Spring 1975, Spring 1976, Winter 1976 3 leaflets New World Outlook, United Methodist Church Board of Missions, April 1971: Special issue on Women in the Third World. Nexus 7: Alumni Magazine of Boston University School of Theology, vol 3 (1), Nov 1959, includes Jean M Stevenson, Role of women in Christian campus work, pp.25-26. Risk, 'Words to the churches. Voices of the sisters", vol. 10, No. 2 (1974) Universalist Women's Federation Catalog and Bibliography, 1977 Women in the church-Statement by Worship and Mission Section of Roman Catholic/Presbyterian Reformed Consultation, Oct. 31, 1971--Appendix and Study Guide Women's Campus Ministry Caucus Newsletter, 12 issues, bimonthly, 1972 - 1980 incomplete: vol. 1 (3) Sept 9 1972; vol. 1 (4) Nov 15 1972; vol1 (5) Feb 1973; vol.2 (1) April 1 1973; vol.2 (2) June 1 1973; vol 2 (3) Sept 1973; vol.2 (4) Oct 1973; Feb 1975; Spring 1977; Sept 1978; March 1979; Fall 1980 with Membership directory 1979 – 80. Yellow Ribbon-United Methodist National Women's Caucus Newsletter, Feb 20 1972- June 1975 Poster of Feminist Button NT Quotation, "There is neither male nor female for you are all one in Jesus Christ" National NOW 1980 Conference Documents