The Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective records include the surveys regarding the Woman’s Coffeehouse policies, applications for the newsletter, correspondence to and from Coffeehouse members, contracts and other planning documents for events at the Woman’s Coffeehouse, and a cassette tape recording of a meeting.
The Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective records include the surveys, applications, correspondence, and documents from planning events at the Woman’s Coffeehouse.
A Woman’s Coffeehouse, which was based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and grew from a 1975 fundraiser for the Lesbian Resource Center to a functional weekly coffeehouse in 1976. The Coffeehouse Collective, its governing body, operated the coffeehouse until it closed in 1989. Its primary function was to “support and nurture the social, cultural, and political life of the Twin Cities lesbian community."
This collection has been maintained in its original order and is listed by folder title.
Source of acquisition
The Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective records were donated in part by Janet Dahlem.
Processors include: Heather Dahlgren, Susan Hoffman, and Jennifer Shaw. Most recent processing efforts completed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
Part of the Jean Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies Repository
A Woman’s Coffeehouse Collective records, 1976-1985, Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis. http://archives.lib.umn.edu/repositories/13/resources/2011 Accessed October 19, 2017.