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Achilles Heel

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0372 ACHILLES HEEL
Held at: Bishopsgate Institute
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Full title: Achilles Heel
Date(s): 1974-1983
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 12 boxes
Name of creator(s): Achilles Heel; Friend Collective


Administrative/Biographical history:

An anti-sexist magazine that was produced by a working collective of socialist men and launched to coincide with the London Men's Conference in 1978.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Achilles Heel magazine, including: minutes, editorial papers, draft articles, correspondence, publications and other material, 1974-1983; Achilles Heel banner, n.d.; papers and correspondence of the Friend Collective, 1979-1980.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

No further arrangement required.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying and digital photography (without flash) is permitted for research purposes on completion of the Library's Copyright Declaration form and with respect to current UK copyright law.

Finding aids:

Copy of handlist available in Library Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by Martin Humphreys 07 October 2009.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
November 2009

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