Episcopal Women’s History Project. Records

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Episcopal Women’s History Project. Records


  • 1979-1991 (Creation)


2 cu.ft. (2 boxes); 192 electronic files


The Episcopal Women’s History Project (EWHP) was founded in 1980 as an independent, national organization of Episcopal women dedicated to documenting the experiences of diverse women in The Episcopal Church and raising awareness of their historic place in the Church. EWHP fulfills its mission through publications, collecting oral histories, and the funding of scholarships and research grants.

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The records of the Episcopal Women’s History Project contains interviews and corresponding transcripts conducted with eighteen distinguished Episcopal women along with photographs, printed materials, and correspondence relating to the interviewees. These interviews span 1979 to 1991 with the majority taking place between 1981 and 1986. Additionally, the collection contains a questionnaire and its associated responses and correspondence that was sent to thirty-eight Episcopal women leaders in an attempt to document their experiences in the Church.


Questionnaire for Episcopal Church Women Leaders, 1985-1988
Oral Histories, 1979-1991

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Access to Episcopal Church records is governed by the Archives Public Access Policy. Research requests must be submitted in writing.

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The Archives is able to respond to limited requests for reproductions subject to copyright restrictions, internal policy, and the condition of the source documents.

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