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Maxine Turner papers

 Collection
Identifier: W074

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.

Dates

  • 1996, undated

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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.

Extent

3.75 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

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.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Maxine Turner, May 2006 and July 2008.

Online Availability:

Several items have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Related Materials

Related Material in the University Library General Collection

  1. Turner, Maxine T. Navy Gray: A Story of the Confederate Navy on the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola Rivers Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, 1988.

Processing Information

Processed by Andrew Huse for Georgia Archives Institute at the file level, 2007.
Title
Maxine Turner:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 21, 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2010: EAD edited by Morna Gerrard.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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