Collection HQ - Harpies and Quines Archive

Identity area

Reference code

GB 1534 HQ

Title

Harpies and Quines Archive

Date(s)

  • 1991 - 1994 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1 box

Context area

Name of creator

(1992-1994)

Administrative history

Harpies and Quines was a feminist magazine, founded in Scotland in 1992 by journalist and broadcaster Lesley Riddoch. The magazine was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize and unsuccessfully sued by the women's magazine Harpers and Queen, before being declared bankrupt in 1994.

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Scope and content

General papers relating to the feminist magazine Harpies and Quines, including; correspondence, press cuttings, photographs and audio recording.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

No action expected

Accruals

No accruals expected

System of arrangement

Chronologically

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Open

Conditions governing reproduction

As per institutional policy

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Descriptive list available at the repository

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Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000)

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created on 1st December 2016

Language(s)

  • English

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