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Bonnie J. Morris Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival collection

Identifier: MSS 754

Scope and Contents

The Bonnie J. Morris Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival collection consist of approximately 0.5 linear feet of personal items from the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival dating approximately from 1995 to 2015. The collection includes journals, stage notes, and ephemera.


  • Creation: 1996 - 2015


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open and available for research in the MSU Libraries Special Collections' reading room. Researchers are limited to accessing three folders at a time for security.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Bonnie J. Morris, a Women Studies scholar and author, taught at several institutions, including University of California, Berkeley, Georgetown University, and Harvard Divinity School. Morris received a B.A. in Jewish History with a minor in Women's Studies from American University, and a Ph.D. in Women's History from Binghamton University.

In 2019, Dr. Morris donated a collection of personal items in relation to the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. Dr. Morris attended and worked at the festival for 35 years. Her personal collection is meant to expand and complement MSU Libraries’ holdings of the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival collection.


1.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



The collection is organized in two series: documents and ephemera.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated by Dr. Bonnie J. Morris in 2019.

Processing Information

Eli Landaverde processed this collection in 2020.

Bonnie J. Morris Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival collection
4 Published And Cataloged
Eli Landaverde
July 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA