William Orick Research Papers, 1945-1990 [bulk 1960-1990]

(5 boxes; 2.5. linear feet)

RG 5/172


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Abstract
William Orick (1888-1990), who came to this country as a German refugee, was a Quaker and member of Schenectady Monthly Meeting in New York. He conducted extensive research on how women were regarded in history. The collection contains his research papers primarily include his manuscripts, notes, and correspondence relating to Orick's study on women in the Catholic Church.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL William Orick (1888-1990), who came to this country as a German refugee, was a Quaker and member of Schenectady Monthly Meeting in New York. He conducted extensive research on how women were regarded in history.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains his research papers, primarily includes his manuscripts, notes, and correspondence relating to Orick's study on women in the Catholic Church.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into four series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Quakers -- New York -- Schenectady.
  • Women in the Catholic Church.
Credits
Processed by: FHL staff
Date: 1995
Restrictions: Use Restrictions Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below.

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Ser. 1. Correspondence, 1945-1990

Letters sent and received by William Orick, arranged in original order, grouped by author or by subject. General correspondence relates to research questions and information requests on subject matter about which he often wrote. Special correspondence is letters to and from organizations in which he was a member and letters to and from personal friends.

General correspondence, 1945-1990

General Correspondence 1945-1963 Box 1

General Correspondence 1964-1967 Box 1

General Correspondence 1968 Box 1

General Correspondence 1969 Box 1

General Correspondence 1970-1972 Box 1

General Correspondence 1973-1976 Box 1

General Correspondence 1980-1990 Box 1

American Ethical Union 1956-1973 Box 2

American Veterans Committee 1966 Box 2

Freethinkers of America 1970-1980 Box 2

Constitutional Government of the U.S. 1960-1969 Box 2

Society of Friends 1970-1979 Box 2

Society of Friends 1980-1990 Box 2

William Miller 1960-1986 Box 2

Frances B. Stewart 1966-1968 Box 2

Ser. 2. General Research materials and writings:

Notes for article on Women's liberation Box 3

Short Story, "The Greatest Love Story Never Told" Box 3

Writings and Reflections on Friends Meeting Box 3

The Dietrich Flade Manuscripts:

English Translation Box 3

German Translation Box 3

Corres. with Cornell Libraries on permission to use Box 3

Flade manuscripts Box 3

Manuscript of book "The Akkadians":

Foreword and Chapters 1-3 Box 3

Chapters 4-5 Box 3

Research Notes Box 3

Research Notes on various subjects:

Bible quotes Box 3

Health Issues Box 3

Ser. 3. Research and Writing for book, Satan at the Crossroads, on Women in the C.C.:

List of Items removed from Book Excerpt File Box 4

Book Excerpt File Research Notes:

Files 001-018 Box 4

Files 019-033 Box 4

Files 034-047 Box 4

Files 048-062 Box 4

Files 063-076 Box 4

Files 077-087a Box 4

Files 088-101 Box 4

Research Notes on Catholic Church Box 4

Annotated Book Lists Box 4

Manuscript of book, Satan at the Crossroads:

Introduction and Chapter 1 Box 5

Chapter 2 Box 5

Chapter 3 Box 5

Chapter 4, part 1 Box 5

Chapter 4, part 2 Box 5

Chapter 4, part 3 Box 5

Endnotes Box 5

Bibliography Box 5

Ser. 4. Photographs

Miscellaneous Photographs Box 5