These records consist of business files related to the administration and production of the journal Meridians, a venture of Smith College and published by Duke University Press.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1996 - 2017
- Meridians Journal Office (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research with the following restrictions on access:
"Office Files," files of records created for the use of the administrative unit that created them, are closed to research for a period of 10 years following their creation.
Conditions Governing Use
Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.
Biographical / Historical
Meridians is an interdisciplinary journal, a joint venture of Smith College and Duke university Press. The goal of Meridians is "to make scholarship by and about women of color central to contemporary definitions of feminisms in the explorations of women’s economic conditions, cultures, and sexualities, as well as of the forms and meanings of resistance and activist strategies."
5.583 linear feet (6 containers)
Language of Materials
Meridians is an interdisciplinary feminist journal. The goal of Meridians is "to make scholarship by and about women of color central to contemporary definitions of feminisms in the explorations of women’s economic conditions, cultures, and sexualities, as well as of the forms and meanings of resistance and activist strategies." These records consist of the journal's business files.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These records were transfered to the College Archives from the Meridians journal office.
On April 5, 2022, one CD and two 3.5" floppy disks containing a list of subscriber addresses, a draft author biography statement, and a draft essay submission were removed from the collection and discarded due to having low research value.
- Finding aid to Meridians records
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
- Ellice Yasner Amanna
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2020-03-17: Finding aid updated to current standards
Part of the Smith College Archives Repository
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