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1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY

Andrea Lurie Papers


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This collection contains materials related to the women's movement and lesbian rights in New York State, especially the Capital Region in the 1970s.


Lurie, Andrea
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3.0 cubic ft. (about 3.0 boxes)

Andrea Lurie was active in the womens movement in New Yorks Capital Region including such organizations as the Capital District Women, Women's Counseling Collective, and Tri-City Womens Center.

The collection includes materials related to the women's movement and lesbians with an emphasis on the Capital Region of New York. Andrea Lurie collected photographs from Women's Day in Albany, posters, material related to projects in Albany, correspondence, drafts of manuscripts, and Lurie's own speeches. Records of particular interest are those of the group Capital District Women and the Women's Counseling Collective. Also included are pamphlets, newsletters, journals, and periodicals.

The collection also includes a large number of individual issues of publications. This includes: American Journal of Sociology, Amazon Quarterly, Aphra, Archaeology of Eastern North America, Archeology of the Tocks Island Area, Aurora, Bulletin of the Archaeological Society of New Jersey, The Chesopiean: A Journal of North American Archaeology, Complaints and Disorders: The Sexual Politics of Sickness, Country Women, Cowrie, Double X, Dyke, Dykes and Gorgons, Eastern States Archaeological Federation, Electric Circle, Every Woman, The Furies Lesbian/Feminist Monthly, Hecate, Her-self Women's News Journal, Journal of Family History, No More Fun and Games: Journal of Female Liberation, Journal of the National Association of Women Deans and Counselors, Lavender Woman, The Lesbian Feminist, Majority Report, Man in the Northeast, 13th Moon, Motive, The New York State Wampum Collection: The Case for the Integrity of Cultural Treasures, Off Our Backs: A Women's News Journal, Paid My Dues: A Monthly Journal of Women and Music, The Political Economy of Women, Prime Time, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Speak Out: A Feminist Journal The Suffragette, Symposium on the Religion of the Eastern Woodland Indians, We Have Seen You There, Women, Women in the Struggle for Liberation, Women's Rights Law Reporter, The Archaeological Society of New Jersey, The Lesbian Connection, The Talking Leaf, The Spoken Woman, The Second Wave, and Trans Action.

The collection has no series, arranged alphabetically.

All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives by Andrea Lurie.1994 June

Processed by: Amy C. Schindler

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Published: 2018-03-05 23:36:52 -0500

Converted to EAD, 2015 December

Encoded in EAD by Jodi Boyle, 2015

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Andrea Lurie Papers, 1967-1986. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Lurie Papers).

Contents of Collection



Flat-File 1"An Army of Lovers Shall Not Fail"Undated


1 1Archaeological Conferences1970, 1974


1 2Capital District Women, Organizational Recordsca. 1972-1975


1 3Capital District Women, Small Groupca. 1972-1975


Flat-File 2Collage, Production "Because I Said So," Interart Theatre, Women's Interart Center, New York City, Playwright Myrna Lamb, Photographer Jill LynneUndated


1 4Expensive People, a Screenplay by Eleanor PerryUndated


Flat-File 3"Make History - with Your Vote! Judge Nanette Dembitz for Court of Appeals, Elect the First Woman to New York's Highest Court"ca. 1972


1 5Miscellaneous1971, Undated


1 6New York State Women's Meeting, First1977


1 7Papers and Articlesca. 1967-1974


Flat-File 4"Sisterhood: Make It Real, Woman's Studio Collective, New Paltz"Undated


Flat-File 5"Speak Out: a Feminist Journal," Susan B. Anthony Cover Art, Poster1973


1 8Speeches, Andrea Lurie1973, Undated


Flat-File 6Susan Saxe and Assata Shakur Benefit, Sponsored by the Women's Defense Committee, March 20Undated


1 9Talking Leaf, Publication of the Los Angeles Indian Center1969


1 10Tri-City Women's Center Newsletter1971


1 11Women of Tennis, Calendar1986


1 12Women's Counseling Collective1976


1 13Women's Day, Albany, PhotographsUndated


Flat-File 7Women's Day, Washington Park, Albany, August 26Undated