Ithaca Feminist Radio Collective, "Being Ourselves" Records, 1970-1998

Collection Number: 6483

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ithaca Feminist Radio Collective, "Being Ourselves" records, 1970-1998
Collection Number:
6483
Creator:
Ithaca Feminist Radio Collective
Quantity:
33.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Audiotapes, studio and meeting notes, correspondence, articles.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Audiotapes of "Being Ourselves," a program that was produced by the Ithaca Feminist Radio Collective and broadcast in Ithaca, NY, on Sunday mornings. Also, notes and files from collective meetings and relating to producing the show.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Collective members changed over the years. An incomplete list of members includes: Leni Hochman, Judy Scherer, Jennifer Greene, Sara Shenk, Robin Whittlesey, Miriam Graham, Patrice Jennings, Deb Whiter, and Wendy Kohli. Designed to address a broad spectrum of women's issues, the show aired interviews with local and visiting activists, writers, artists, and thinkers, as well as women's music.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Audiotapes of "Being Ourselves," a program that was produced by the Ithaca Feminist Radio Collective and broadcast in Ithaca, NY, on Sunday mornings. Also, notes and files from collective meetings and relating to producing the show.
COLLECTION ARRANGEMENT

The IFRC collection consists of six series, arranged with print material first, then the audio material, and lastly miscellany: I. General, II. Funding, III. Program Planning, IV. Printed Material, V. "Being Ourselves" Audiotapes, and VI. Miscellaneous
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ithaca Feminist Radio Collective

Titles:
Being Ourselves (Ithaca, N.Y.)

Subjects:
Feminism and music
Feminists
Radio and women
Radio programs--Ithaca (N.Y.)
Women's music

Form and Genre Terms:
Audio tapes


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Ithaca Feminist Radio Collective, "Being Ourselves" Records, #6483. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. General Box 1
Series II. Funding Boxes 1-2
Series III. Program Planning Boxes 1-5
Series IV. Printed Materials Boxes 3, 6-7
Series V. "Being Ourselves" Audiotapes Boxes 8-38
Series VI. Miscellaneous Box 6

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Series I. General
Box 1 Folder 1
Statement of purpose
1986, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 1
Forms and certificates
1988-1995, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 1
IFRC members
1993
Box 1 Folder 1
Address cards
n.d.
Series II. Funding
Box 1 Folder 2
Funding information
1981-1998
Box 1 Folder 3
Alternatives Fund
1983-1985, n.d.
Box 2 Folder 1
Arts Council of Tompkins County
1984-1988
Box 2 Folder 2
Resist
1987-1994
Box 1 Folder 4
Chemung Valley Arts Council
1989-1992
Box 1 Folder 5
Pyramid Mall, Ithaca
1990
Box 1 Folder 6
Community Arts Partnership
1993-1996
Box 1 Folder 7
Budget and Administration Community
1994
Series III. Program Planning
Box 1 Folder 8
Correspondence
1978-1988
Box 1 Folder 9
Correspondence
1990-1996, n.d.
Box 2 Folder 3
Meeting notes
1984-1985
Box 1 Folder 10
Meeting notes
1985
Box 2 Folder 4
Meeting notes
1985-1987
Box 1 Folder 11
Meeting notes
1987-1990
Box 1 Folder 12
Meeting notes
1990-1994
Box 1 Folder 13
Meeting notes
1992
Box 1 Folder 14
Meeting notes
1994-1998
Box 1 Folder 15
Music reviews
1994-1998
Box 1 Folder 16
Recruitment and list of shows
1981-1996, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 17
Feedback
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 18
Program log
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 19
Training manual
1977-1978, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 20
Studio notes (not in order)
1976-1992, n.d.
Box 2 Folder 5
Studio notes
1978
Box 1 Folder 21
Studio notes
1979
Box 1 Folder 22
Studio notes
1979-1980
Box 2 Folder 6
Studio notes: General (not in order)
1979-1981, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 23
Studio notes: General (not in order)
1979-1982, n.d.
Box 2 Folder 7
Studio notes: General (not in order)
1980-1981
Box 3 Folder 1
Studio notes: General (not in order)
1980-1985
Box 1 Folder 24
Studio notes
1981, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 25
Studio notes
1982-1983, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 26
Studio notes
1984
Box 1 Folder 27
Studio notes
1984
Box 3 Folder 2
Studio notes
1984, n.d.
Box 1 Folder 28
Studio notes
1985-1986
Box 1 Folder 29
Studio notes
1986-1987
Box 1 Folder 30
Studio notes
1987
Box 1 Folder 31
Studio notes
1988
Box 1 Folder 32
Studio notes
1988-1989
Box 4 Folder 1
Studio notes
1989
Box 4 Folder 2
Studio notes
1989-1990
Box 3 Folder 3
Studio notes
1990-1991
Box 4 Folder 3
Studio notes
1991
Box 4 Folder 4
Studio notes (not in order)
1991-1992, n.d.
Box 4 Folder 5
Studio notes
1992-1993
Box 4 Folder 6
Studio notes
1993-1994
Box 4 Folder 7
Studio notes
1994
Box 4 Folder 8
Studio notes
1995
Box 5 Folder 1
Studio notes: General (not in order)
1996
Box 5 Folder 2
Studio notes
1996-1997
Box 5 Folder 3
Studio notes
1996-1998
Series IV. Printed Material
Box 3 Folder 4
Articles and IFR Publicity
1961-1996, n.d.
Box 3 Folder 5
Directories
1983-1984
Box 3 Folder 6
Brochures and flyers
n.d.
Box 6 Folder 1
Publications
1972-1994, n.d.
Box 6 Folder 2
Ladyslipper catalogs
1984-1994
Box 7
Newspapers
1981-1998, n.d.
Series V. "Being Ourselves" Audiotapes
Box 8
Large reels
1970-1976
Box 9
Large reels
1970-1977, n.d.
Box 10
Large reels
1970-1978, n.d.
Box 11
Large reels
1970-1979, n.d.
Box 12
7" reels: Shows 1-23
1975
Box 13
Various reel sizes
1975-1977
Box 14
Large reels
1975-1978, n.d.
Box 15
Large reels
1975-1980, n.d.
Box 16
5" reels
1976-1977
Box 17
5" & 7" reels
1976-1977
Box 18
Small reels
1978-1981
Box 19
Small reels
1981-1982
Box 20
7" reels
1982-1983, n.d.
Box 21
7" reels
1983, n.d.
Box 22
7" reels
1984
Box 23
7" reels
1984-1985
Box 24
7" reels
1985-1986
Box 25
7" reels
1986-1987
Box 26
7" reels
1987-1988
Box 27
7" reels
1988
Box 28
7" reels
1988-1989
Box 29
7" reels
1989-1990
Box 30
7" reels
1990-1991
Box 31
7" reels
1991-1992
Box 32
7" reels
1992-1993
Box 33
7" reels
1993-1994
Box 34
7" reels
1994
Box 35
7" reels
1995-1996
Box 36
7" reels
1996-1997
Box 37
7" reels
1997
Box 38
7" reels
1998
Box 39
Unidentified reels
n.d.
Box 40 CD-1860-1889
Digital copies of selected reels
1970s
Series VI. Miscellaneous
Box 2 DVD-151
Poems and Stories: Writing Workshop, 1993
1993
Box 6 Folder 3
Tape labels
1985-1996, n.d.
Box 6 Folder 4
Invoices and check books
1978-1997, n.d.
Box 6 Folder 5
Contact sheet of photograph taken for March 26, 1987 Ithaca Times story
1987