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Jennifer A. Shoub Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival collection

Identifier: MSS 760

Scope and Contents

The Jennifer A. Shoub Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival collection consist of approximately 1.5 linear feet of ephemera and personal items from the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival dating approximately from 1981 to 1987.


  • Creation: 1981 - 1987


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

Jennifer Shoub earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Services with a concentration in Women's Studies from Bowling Green State University, and a Master of Public Administration degree from Western Michigan University. For three decades, Shoub worked as Executive Director for nonprofit human service agencies, such as YWCA. In 2019, Shoub donated personal items and ephemera associated with the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival which she attended a number of times in the 1980's.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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The collection is organized in two series: ephemera and photographs. Series are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Jennifer A. Shoub in 2019.

Separated Materials

T-shirts from the 8th and 12th Michigan Womyn's Music Festival have been removed due to duplication. T-shirts from the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival can be found in MSS 508 - Michigan Womyn's Music Festival records and MSS 793 - Barbara Price papers.

Processing Information

Eli Landaverde processed this collection in 2020. Reprocessed in May 2023 by Eli Landaverde.

Jennifer A. Shoub Womyn’s Music Festival collection
4 Published And Cataloged
Eli Landaverde
September 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