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Soul Sister

Identifier: BC12-24

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection consists of the 1991 and 1994 issues of Soul Sister, a journal of creative writing and non-fiction, published by the Barnard Organization of Black Women, formerly and later known as the Barnard Organization of Soul Sisters (B.O.S.S.). Volume 1, Issue 1 of Soul Sister contains writing on political issues specific to Black women, such as beauty politics, as well as profiles on spaces at Barnard that are relevant to Black women, such as the Barnard Center for Research on Women and various Black female faculty and staff. Soul Sister Vol. 1 also contains poetry, a 'must read' list of books about Black women, and updates on the activities of CORRE.


  • Creation: 1992 - 1994


This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproductions Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)




This collection consists of Soul Sister, the student publication of the Barnard Organization of Black Women.

Collection Arrangement

Items are arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Acqusition Information

The acquisition date and source is unknown.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed by Marcia Basset, Maggie Astor BC’11, and Caitlin Hamrin BC’12. The finding aid was updated by Dinah Handel in January, 2015.

Guide to Soul Sister
Dinah Handel
© 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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