Betty Bone Schiess papers,
Betty Bone. Schiess
18.8 cubic ft.
Correspondence, chronological and subject files,
clippings, schedules, photographs, audio and video cassettes, biographical information,
and legal documents.
Correspondence, litigation files, documents, clippings,
photographs, audio and video cassettes concerning the various causes and organizations
with which Reverend Schiess was concerned, particularly the ordination of women and
feminist issues. Organizations include the International Association of Women Ministers,
the Episcopal Society for the Examination of Feminist Issues, the National Organization
for Women, and the Movement for the Ordination of Women. Much of the material pertains
to the July 1974 ordination of the "Philadelphia 11" and to the Lambeth Conference
(England) and the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. Files, 1889-1991, compiled
by Lois M. Black relating to the Episcopal Society of the Examination of Feminist Issues
and other topics relating to women's ordination. Includes a nomination submission for
the National Women's Hall of Fame, 1994. Book: Why Me Lord?; typescript paper "Goodbye
to All That" explaining her current feelings about the Episcopal Church and women's
issues; and cassette tape - New Zealand Public Radio, 1993.
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell