Maxine Turner papers
Scope and Content of the Papers
The collection consists of three buttons, and seven picket signs related to a 1996 protest against the Episcopal Church's refusal to ordain women as ministers. On the verso of two of the picket signs are revealing notes written by Turner. One button appears to be from a women's strike in 1975.
- Creation: 1996, undated
- Turner, Maxine T. (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
Biography of Maxine Turner
Born in 1935, Maxine Turner was a Georgia Institute of Technology professor of literature and communication, a technical writing consultant (Corporate English, Inc.), and author of Technical Writing: A Practical Approach (Reston Publishing Company), Navy Gray, Engineering the Confederate Navy on the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola Rivers (Mercer University), and
Naval Operations on the Apalachicola and Chattahoochee Rivers, 1861-1865 in The Alabama Historical Quarterly, vol.36, Nos. 3 & 4.
3.75 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Born in 1935, Maxine Turner was a Georgia Institute of Technology professor of literature and communication, a technical writing consultant. The collection consists of a mailing list, two personal accounts, 17 photographs, three buttons, and seven picket signs related to a 1996 protest against the Episcopal Church's refusal to ordain women as ministers.
Donated by Maxine Turner, May 2006 and July 2008.
Several items have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.
Processed by Andrew Huse for Georgia Archives Institute at the item level, 2007.
- Maxine Turner:
- A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- 21 June 2007
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