Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Alison Palmer papers, 1937-2010, bulk 1960-2010

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 8628225 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Palmer, Alison, 1931-
Title Alison Palmer papers, 1937-2010, bulk 1960-2010
Physical Description 27.25 linear feet (27.25 linear feet 48 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description https://library.columbia.edu/resolve/clio8628225
Access

The contents of the final box in Series 5 are RESTRICTED until January 1, 2050. The remainder of the collection is open for research by appointment.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in 10 series: 1. Women's ordination and liturgies, 1962-2008; 2. Washington irregular ordination and Episcopal Church, 1957-2007; 3. Foreign Service, 1956-2006; 4. Litigation, 1968-2010; 5. Family and personal, 1937-2008; 6. Writings and autobiography, 1931-2002; 7. Awards, diploma, general, 1945-2001; 8. Books; 9. Restricted; 10. Outsize items.

Description

Summary

This collection contains liturgies, correspondence, litigation, ordination and Foreign Service documents, photographs, awards, newspaper articles, autobiography and books.

Using the Collection

Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Restrictions on Access

The contents of the final box in Series 5 are RESTRICTED until January 1, 2050. The remainder of the collection is open for research by appointment.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact burkespecial@library.columbia.edu for more information.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Diplomatic and consular service, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Episcopal Church Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ordination of women -- Episcopal Church Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Palmer, Alison, 1931- -- : Archives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sex discrimination against women Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Alison Palmer was a Foreign Service Officer for the US Department of State, and an Episcopal priest "irregularly" ordained in 1975 in Washington, DC as part of the "Washington 4"; she filed lawsuits for gender discrimination as a Foreign Service Officer and as Episcopal priest.