Series 2 - Writing

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Reference code

GB 1534 JF/2

Title

Writing

Date(s)

  • 1982 - 1998 (Creation)

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Series contains 1 archival box which include 6 files of textual material.

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Series includes printed, typed and handwritten materials including drafts, correspondences and newspaper clippings regarding the writing of Forster (sometimes named Mackenzie). This includes 1 file titled ‘Jackie Novel’ containing 2 drafts of ‘The Seven Galateas’, a novel written by Jacqueline Mackenzie (n.d. c.1960). Another file contains proofs, press, correspondence and edited drafts relating to ‘Rocking the Cradle’ (1981), a book written by Forster about lesbian motherhood. Another file contains materials related to a chapter called ‘Metamorphosis’ featured in a book by Veronica Groocock called ‘Changing our Lives’ where Forster features on the cover. Files also contain early writing by Forster, then Mackenzie called ‘Petal Power’, a preface to the Pink Plaque Guide and correspondence re proposals for Forster’s autobiography, sample chapters, questionnaires, article drafts and newspaper clippings, often attached to typed drafts and interviews for publications such as Pink Paper, Gay News, Kenric Newsletter, Sappho (including transcripts of debates), Women in Media,Women’s Equality Group Newsletter, Pride UK Launch 1998, a Sparerib (1988) and several obituaries of known lesbians within her community.

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Language of material

  • English

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Description identifier

GB 1534 JF/2

Institution identifier

GB 1534

Rules and/or conventions used

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

Status

Final

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 20th April 2021

Language(s)

  • English

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