|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
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.
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.
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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
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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.