Collection HQ - Records of Harpies and Quines

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Reference code

GB 1534 HQ


Records of Harpies and Quines


  • 1991 - 1994 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 archive box

Context area

Name of creator


Administrative history

Harpies and Quines was a feminist magazine, founded in Scotland in 1992 by journalist and broadcaster Lesley Riddoch. The magazine was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize and unsuccessfully sued by the women's magazine Harpers and Queen, before being declared bankrupt in 1994.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

General papers relating to the feminist magazine Harpies and Quines, including; correspondence, press cuttings, photographs and audio recording.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

No action expected


No accruals expected

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access


Conditions governing reproduction

As per institutional policy

Language of material

  • English

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    Finding aids

    Descriptive list available at the repository

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    Existence and location of copies

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    Rules and/or conventions used

    ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000)



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    Dates of creation revision deletion

    Created on 1st December 2016


    • English



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