Collection HQ - Records of Harpies and Quines

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GB 1534 HQ


Records of Harpies and Quines


  • 1991 - 1994 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 archive box

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

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As per institutional policy

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  • English

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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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Created on 1st December 2016


  • English



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