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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Original Deposit of March 1998 (Acc. 1998-024)

University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the Foundation for a Compassionate Society collection, 1976-1997



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Foundation for a Compassionate Society
Title: Foundation for a Compassionate Society collection,
Dates: 1976-1997
Creator Abstract: The Foundation for a Compassionate Society was founded by Genevieve Vaughan in 1988 in San Marcos, Texas. The Foundation operated as an umbrella organization for peace projects that Vaughan was involved with at the time.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of articles, brochures, pamphlets, clippings and other printed material.
Identification: MS 75
Extent: .42 linear feet (1 Box)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Historical Note

The Foundation for a Compassionate Society was founded by Genevieve Vaughan in 1988 in San Marcos, Texas. The Foundation operated as an umbrella organization for peace projects that Vaughan was involved with at the time. Genevieve Vaughan is an independent researcher who has funded projects by women to further the work of social change. She has been working on the theory of a maternal gift economy as an alternative to Patriarchal Capitalism for many years. The Foundation for a Compassionate Society closed in 1998.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of articles, brochures, pamphlets, clippings and other printed material.

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Organization of Collection

Original Deposit of March 1998 (Acc. 1998-024)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Vaughan, Genevieve, 1939-
Organizations
Foundation for a Compassionate Society
Subjects
Feminist economics.
Gifts--economic aspects.
Feminist theory.
Genres/Formats
Articles.
Clippings.
Magazines.
Manuscripts for publication.
Local Subjects
Clubs and Organizations
Women's Groups

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Related Material

The Texas Legacy Project of the Conservation History Association of Texas has an interview with Genevieve Vaughan from 2002, including video and transcription: http://www.texaslegacy.org/bb/transcripts/vaughangenevievetxt.html

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Foundation for a Compassionate Society collection, MS 75, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Received from Ruthe Winegarton in March 1998 (Acc. 1998-024).

Processing Information

More detailed processing is not anticipated at this time.

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Preliminary Inventory of the Foundation for a Compassionate Society collection

 

Original Deposit of March 1998 (Acc. 1998-024)

Box
1 Foundation for a Compassionate Society
Women's studies - National. list, 1994
Foundation for a Comp. Society, Women Weaving Peace Exhibit info, 1992
Sierra Blanca, newspaper clippings, 1996
Newspaper articles and clippings, 1995-1997 and undated
Various brochures, pamphlets, and newsletters
For-Giving, a Feminist Criticism of Exchange by Genevieve Vaughan
[unproofed copy]
Nuclear Waste Breast Cancer and the Environment transcripts, 1994
Feminist Family Values Public Forum program, 1996
Woman of Power magazine, issue 23
Life Magazine - Remarkable American Women, 1776-1976, 1976

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