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									           Preliminary Inventory of the
Margaret McFadden Papers, 1970-2009



 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
                  Duke University
      Durham, North Carolina 27708-0185 USA
                  Preliminary Inventory of the Margaret McFadden Papers, 1970-2009


David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Duke University
Box 90185, 103 Perkins Library
Durham, North Carolina 27708 USA
Phone: (919) 660-5822 / Fax: (919) 660-5934
Email: special-collections@duke.edu
URL: http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/



Abstract
Feminist scholar and activist; founder of the Women's Studies Program and professor in
Interdisciplinary Studies at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.
Collection (2003-0264) (14,000 items, 27 lin. ft.; dated [1970s]-2003 and n.d.) comprises McFadden's
professional papers. Includes published materials, conference files, materials related to the Southeastern
Women's Studies Association (of which she is a founding member), correspondence, writings, teaching
materials, and subject files. This collection also includes several additions; please consult the Collection
Overview below to learn more about their contents. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for
Women's History and Culture.




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Descriptive Summary
Collection Title: Margaret McFadden Papers, 1970-2009
Creator: McFadden, Margaret
Extent: 51.2 Linear Feet, 29,893 Items
Language of Material: Material in English

Information for Users
Access Restrictions
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In addition, patrons must sign the Acknowledgment of Legal Responsibility and Privacy Rights form
before using this collection.
Also, all or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service
Center. Consequently, there may be a 24-hour delay in obtaining these materials.
Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book &
Manuscript Library to use this collection.

Copyright Notice
The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more
information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M.
Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], Margaret McFadden Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript
Library

Provenance
The Margaret McFadden Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript
Library as a gift from 2003-2009.

Processing Information
Processed by Meghan Lyon, January 2009
Encoded by Meghan Lyon, January 2009
Updated by Meghan Lyon, September 2009
This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their
original condition.
Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and
our local Style Guide.
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.



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Biographical Note
Margaret McFadden is a feminist scholar and activist; founder of the Women's Studies Program and
professor in Interdisciplinary Studies at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

Collection Overview
Collection (2003-0264) (14,000 items, 27 lin. ft.; dated [1970s]-2003 and n.d.) comprises McFadden's
professional papers. Includes published materials, conference files, materials related to the Southeastern
Women's Studies Association (of which she is a founding member), correspondence, writings, teaching
materials, and subject files. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and
Culture.
Addition (2005-0003) (2585 items, 5.0 lin. ft.; dated 1979-1999 and n.d.) comprises primarily research
files, book notes, correspondence with other scholars and with her publisher, and drafts related to
McFadden's book Golden Cables of Sympathy (1999). Also includes materials and notes from
conferences she attended.
Addition (2005-0089) (2683 items, 4.2 lin. ft.; dated 1974-2005) comprises correspondence, subject
files, reviews, research notes, and photographs related to Golden Cables of Sympathy; brochures,
programs, and notes from conferences; academic files related to Ph.D students who were part of the
Projects Demonstrating Excellence at the Union Institute Graduate School in Cincinnati, Ohio,
1995-2002.
Addition (2006-0001) (1125 items, 1.8 lin. ft.; dated 1989-1998) consists of correspondence, subject
files, reviews, research notes, and academic files McFadden maintained during her professorship. There
are also brochures, programs, and notes from conferences, including a paper delivered at the 8th
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, 8-10 June 1990. There are also newsletters; files
McFadden kept while a Fulbright professor in Finland, 1991-1992; and ephemera.
Addition (2007-0124) (750 items; 1.2 lin. ft. ; dated 1982-1994) consists of correspondence,
manuscripts, and research materials relating to women's studies books and articles by McFadden. Also
included are grant proposals, recommendations, and book catalogs.
Addition (2007-0202) (2000 items; 3.0 lin. ft.; dated 1975-2007) includes research materials, notes, and
academic files from McFadden's work as a professor.
Addition (2009-0192) (6500 items; 9.0 lin. ft.; dated 1970s-2009) includes materials from McFadden's
courses and programs at Appalachian State's Interdisciplinary Studies program, including women's
studies courses. Also includes materials from her Fulbrights to Finland and Austria, conference
schedules, Southeastern Women's Studies Association files, student evaluations, drafts of Golden Cables
of Sympathy, and McFadden's historical women postcard collection.

Subject Headings
These are searchable subject entries for this collection. Performing a search on these subjects in the
Duke University Libraries online catalog will bring up other related research materials.
       McFadden, Margaret.



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       Southeastern Women's Studies Association.
       Interdisciplinary approach in education.
       Women's studies.
       Postcards
       Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture

Related Material
This collection is closely related to the McFadden Family Papers, also contained in the Sallie Bingham
Center for Women's History and Culture. The McFadden Family Papers include personal
correspondence, printed materials, photographs, diaries, and other ephemera centering around Margaret
McFadden's parents, William and Glenora McFadden. Also included in the McFadden Family Papers
are some of Margaret's classwork from her childhood and high school years, as well as correspondence
from her to her parents in the 1970s.




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List of Series
Margaret McFadden Papers (2003-0264), 1970s-2003 44 Boxes
Addition (2005-0003), 1979-1999 and no date (9 Boxes)
Addition (2005-0089), 1974-2005 (7 Boxes)
Addition (2006-0001), 1989-1998 (3 Boxes)
Addition (2007-0124), 1982-1994 (2 Boxes)
Addition (2007-0202), 1975-2007 (5 Boxes)
Addition (2009-0192), 1970s-2009 (6 boxes)

Contents of Collection
Margaret McFadden Papers (2003-0264), 1970s-2003
44 Boxes
   Collection (2003-0264) (14,000 items, 27 lin. ft.; dated [1970s]-2003 and n.d.) comprises
   McFadden's professional papers. Includes published materials, conference files, materials related to
   the Southeastern Women's Studies Association (of which she is a founding member),
   correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and subject files. Acquired as part of the Sallie
   Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.


Addition (2005-0003), 1979-1999 and no date
(9 Boxes)
   Addition (2005-0003) (2585 items, 5.0 lin. ft.; dated 1979-1999 and n.d.) comprises primarily
   research files, book notes, correspondence with other scholars and with her publisher, and drafts
   related to McFadden's book Golden Cables of Sympathy (1999). Also includes materials and notes
   from conferences she attended.


Addition (2005-0089), 1974-2005
(7 Boxes)
   Addition (2005-0089) (2683 items, 4.2 lin. ft.; dated 1974-2005) comprises correspondence, subject
   files, reviews, research notes, and photographs related to Golden Cables of Sympathy; brochures,
   programs, and notes from conferences; academic files related to Ph.D students who were part of the
   Projects Demonstrating Excellence at the Union Institute Graduate School in Cincinnati, Ohio,
   1995-2002.


Addition (2006-0001), 1989-1998
(3 Boxes)



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    Addition (2006-0001) (1125 items, 1.8 lin. ft.; dated 1989-1998) consists of correspondence, subject
    files, reviews, research notes, and academic files McFadden maintained during her professorship.
    There are also brochures, programs, and notes from conferences, including a paper delivered at the
    8th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, 8-10 June 1990. There are also newsletters;
    files McFadden kept while a Fulbright professor in Finland, 1991-1992; and ephemera.


 Addition (2007-0124), 1982-1994
  (2 Boxes)
    Addition (2007-0124) (750 items; 1.2 lin. ft. ; dated 1982-1994) consists of correspondence,
    manuscripts, and research materials relating to women's studies books and articles by McFadden.
    Also included are grant proposals, recommendations, and book catalogs.

Box 1
        Drafts of articles and research notes
          "Boston Teenagers Debate the Woman Question," 1987
          Thinking Woman
        Grants and fellowships
          NEH grant, 1987
          Correspondence, 1984-1986
          Other grant files
        Recommendation for Dana Greene
        Syllabus - Women and Fiction
Box 2
        Papers related to "All Over the Map"
        Drafts of articles by other authors
        NORA manuscripts
        Evaluation of Dr. Elizabeth Bartlett
 Addition (2007-0202), 1975-2007
  (5 Boxes)
    Addition (2007-0202) (2000 items; 3.0 lin. ft.; dated 1975-2007) includes research materials, notes,
    and academic files from McFadden's work as a professor.

Box 1
        Course materials



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          Films from Fiction
          Women and Film
Box 2
        Course materials, 1980s
          Women and Film
            Planning
            Evaluations
            Student papers
            Film lists
Box 3
        Course materials, 1970s
        Conference materials, 2000s
Box 4
        Course materials, 1970s-2005
          Interdisciplinary Studies
          Women's Studies
Box 5
        Course materials
 Addition (2009-0192), 1970s-2009
  (6 boxes)
    Addition (2009-0192) (6500 items; 9.0 lin. ft.; dated 1970s-2009) includes materials from
    McFadden's courses and programs at Appalachian State's Interdisciplinary Studies program,
    including women's studies courses. Also includes materials from her Fulbrights to Finland and
    Austria, conference schedules, Southeastern Women's Studies Association (SEWSA) files, student
    evaluations, drafts of Golden Cables of Sympathy, and McFadden's historical women postcard
    collection.

Box 1
        Newspapers about the ASU women's studies department, March 2009
        SEWSA travel grants, 2007
        NWSAJ budget, 2003
        NWSA Journal national board meeting, January 2007
        NWSA Journal annual report notes, 1999



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SEWSA, 2005
SEWSA proposals, 2009
Fulbright reference, 2005
May trip to Finland and Hungary, 2006
100 Scholars research award, 2006
ASU miscellaneous
Duke colloquium, August 2005
Feminist Time/Nation Time, 2005
Sally Wagner and Matilda Gage, 2008
IFRWH, 2005
NWSA Feminist pedagogy
Steinem lunch, 2008
Women's Center brown bag, November 2007
International Lawrence Durrell Society, 2007
UNC Asheville, March 2007
Duke Symposium, October 2007
Nordic Advisory Committee Meeting, October 2005
Jeannette Stokes, 2006
Graduate Faculty Status application, 2006
Fairfield, Illinois, 2007
Xerox for NY
URC Grant-Schwimmer, etc., 2005-2006
Dr. Nickless, UNC Asheville lecture, 2005
Claudia Koonz, 2005
SEWSA-Valdosta/Schwimmer, 2006
American Historical Review-Blackwell review, 2005
CLGH Prize, 2004-2005
PTR miscellaneous articles and drafts, news, ASU Women's Studies department, 2005-2007
100 Scholars appointment, 2007
Dr. C.A. Cranston, March 2006



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        Sheela-na-gig, March 2006
        Austria Fulbright talk and panel, 2005-2006
        Yale blog conference, October 2005
        Bingham Center Symposium, 2005
        "Gender, War, and Nation in 20th Century Europe", UNC, 2006
        Post-tenure review, Spring 2005 (2 folders)
        World Congress on Matriarchal Studies, 2005
        ASU correspondence, 2008
        Women's Studies Symposium, Perdue, 2007
        Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation
        Herstory! ASU Women's Leadership Conference, March 2008
        Duke "Gender and Ethnic Conflict" Symposium, 2005
        Miscellaneous Women's Studies brochures
        Berkshire Conference, 2008
Box 2
        Salem Press, Masterplots/Christian Literature, 2006
        ASU Humanities Series, 2006-2007
        Loose pages re: Women's Studies
        Women's Caucus, ASU, 1970s
        Feminist Theory workshop, 1989
        Feminist Theory classication paper, 1980s
        ILA/Emory, 2003
        Women as a Minority Group
        Androgyny, SEWSA conference, 1980
        Jokes and notes
        Doris Lessing, 1970s
        Articles, 1970s
        Naturewriting, 1970s
        Supplemental materials, including ASU course syllabi and readings, 1970s
        Student Course Evaluations, 1970s-1990s (32 envelopes)



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        Watauga College, April 1978
        Watauga team teaching workshop, 1978
        Herstory evaluations
Box 3
        Ph.D. diploma from Emory
        Factory Second Food and Tevre Madre art
        Food films course, 2003
        On my door and correspondence, 2003
        Austrian correspondence and clippings, 2004
        NWSAJ and speaker flyers
        "Reel Food" paper, revisions and final, April 2003
        Torino, Slow Food, Hidden Kitchens, etc.
        Food films for "Reel Food"
        Taxco, Mexico trip, October 2000
        SLOW Food, including Sicily
        Not for Ourselves Alone review, 1998
        "Boston Teenagers" manuscript, 1990
        Stanton/Anthony film by Ken Burns, 1999
        NC Women's History Symposium, 1990
        The American Woman: Herstory off-campus presentations, 1984
        G. Lerner: "American Women, 1870-Present" and "Feminist Theory"
        Women and the Law course, Fall 1986
        "Black Women's Voices: Autobiography," UCCS, 1974
        Wollstonecraft
        Madrid panel, July 2008
        Qualitative Research folder
        Grand Canyon, 2007
        Color Purple review by Margaret McFadden
        Pictures and posters, 2007
        Brown Girl Brownstones crossword puzzle



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        Women's Studies-early, 1985-1995
        Personal letters and cards, early 1980s-1990s
        Angelou's All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes reviews and notes
        Women's Studies course materials
        Margaret of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden
        Iceland women
        "No Man's Land," sexchanges, vol. 21, review
        UNC Press: "Women in Medieval Scandinavia"
        H. Taylor Mill biography
        Rape in Bosnia, 1993
        Eastern Europe scholars, 1990-1991
Box 4
        Miscellaneous loose papers
        Pictures, etc.
        Anna Wheeler paper for Hypatia, 1989 (3 folders)
        Gradebook
        Louis and Clark College Gender Studies Symposium, 2008
        Fulbright orientation, 2006
        Notes and writings
        ASU graduate teaching, 1980s
        NY Loft application, 1986
        Harriet Silius's Festskrift, January 2008
        SEWSA, Writing Women's Lives panel, 2008
        ASU Humanities programs, 2007
        Women's Studies Symposium, Perdue, November 2007
        General Honors Director application, 1989
        19th century women's preachers, March 2006
        Fairfield "boarders," 2007
        Protest letter, April 2006
        Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History, 2007-2008



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        IFRWH Bulgaria, August 2007
        SEWSA roundtable paper, 2005
        Union Graduate School, Theresa Burris
        Fulbright in Austria materials, 2002-2003
        Course evaluations, 1996-1999
        UNC EP October 2007
        NWSA-NWSAJ mess, Spring 2009
        Ida Blam paper, women's history
        Kath K's poetry
        "Unequal sisters" Finland lectures
        Klagenfurt correspondence, 2004
        FJN, 2005
        Curriculum vitae, 2004
        Overview lecture on "Feminist Classics"
        "From Voting Rights to Social Revolution" lecture
        Alpha Chi speech, April 2003
Box 5
        Women Artists of Western NC, 2006
        Continuities and Discontinuities: Women's Movement International Conference, 2004
        UNC Adventures in Ideas, 2007
        International Federation for Research in Women's History, August 2007
        Women's Studies conferences and programs, 1990s-2000s (2 folders)
        NWSA materials, 1990s-2000s
        SSHRC Canada grant, 2005
        Notes for introduction of Gloria Steinem, 2008
        Women's Worlds (Korea) conference, 2005 (3 folders)
        Women's Studies "to sort and do" miscellaneous
        Interdisciplinary Studies colloquium, 1960s
        Recommendations, 1998s
        Whitney Foundation, 1981



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        "Shadow Narrative," SEWHA, October 2006
        ASU (Arizona) application, 1990-1991
        Arizona State and San Francisco State application, 1990
        Graduate Faculty
        Fulbright in Finland, 1990
        Loose pages of women's studies materials
Box 6
        Golden Cables of Sympathy, master and editorial drafts (4 folders)
        Sherman Paul's Nature Writing invitation, 1989
        ASU Interdisciplinary Studies reports, 1980s
        Includes reports to the chancellor, with course syllabi, self-evaluations, questionnaires, newsletters,
        all relating to Women's Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies.

        Postcard collection




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