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Jacalyn Shelley papers, 2002 -- 2007

Summary Information

Abstract

Jacalyn Shelley is an Episcopalian layperson and poet based in New Jersey. The collection contains a donation letter, her Master's thesis on the ordination of women in the Episcopal Church, as well as her research in the form of transcripts of her oral history interviews with seven Episcopal Women priests from the Diocese of New Jersey (the first generation of women priests in Diocese of New Jersey).

At a Glance

Bib ID 6881468 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Shelley, Jacalyn
Title Jacalyn Shelley papers, 2002 -- 2007
Physical Description 0.25 linear feet (0.25 linear feet; 1 box)
Language(s) English .
Access

The collection is open for research.

Onsite storage.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is organized in one series arranged by format.

Description

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Jacalyn Shelley's Monmouth University Master's thesis on the subject of the ordination of women in the Episcopal Church, as well as her preliminary research in the form of transcripts of her oral history interviews with seven Episcopal Women priests from the Diocese of New Jersey (the first generation of women priests in Diocese of New Jersey). Some transcript folders contain correspondence or annotations to the transcripts. A donation letter for the collection is also included.

  • Jacalyn Shelley papers, 2002 -- 2007

    This series contains Jacalyn Shelley's Monmouth University Master's thesis on the subject of the ordination of women in the Episcopal Church, as well as her preliminary research in the form of transcripts of her oral history interviews with seven Episcopal Women priests from the Diocese of New Jersey (the first generation of women priests in Diocese of New Jersey). Some transcript folders contain correspondence or annotations to the transcripts. A donation letter for the collection is also included.

Burke Library record group:

Archives of Women in Theological Scholarship (AWTS)

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Conditions Governing Access

The 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.

Special conditions of release exist for the transcripts; please consult the release forms attached to the transcripts.

Preferred Citation

Item description, AWTS: Jacalyn Shelley papers, 2002-2007, box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Processing Information

Folded materials were flattened and staples and metal clips were removed. All materials were placed in acid-free folders and boxes. The finding aid was created by Ruth Tonkiss Cameron in 2008, and edited by Leah Edelman in 2021.

Revision Description

2021-04-27 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Jacalyn Shelley is an Episcopalian layperson and poet based in New Jersey who has significant service in the Church as a Vestry member, Warden and Diocesan Convention deputy.