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Collective settlements

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on traditional, formally organized communal ventures, usually based on ideological, political or religious affiliation. Works on arrangments in voluntary cooperative living, usually informal, including the communes that flourished beginning in the 1960s, are entered under Communal living.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation records

Identifier: Coll 260

Collection comprises records created by the Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation, the legal arm of the Rajneeshee collective in the City of Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. Records include correspondence, subject files, case files, legal and financial records, press coverage, audio-visual materials, and miscellany.

Dates: 1981-1990; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1985

Rootworks records

Identifier: Coll 345
Abstract Rootworks was established during the back-to-the-land movement of the 1960s and 1970s as an intentional feminist lesbian commune to provide a rural living space for women to escape patriarchal society, heal personal struggles, and live among an intentional network of women. This collection contains event descriptions, correspondence, legal and financial records, resources consulted in the construction and continuation of the land, personal creative and autobiographical writing, various...
Dates: 1966-2007; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2000

Southern Oregon Lesbian Land Communities Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 429

Heather Burmeister, a Portland, Oregon based public historian, conducted oral history interviews with members of the Southern Oregon lesbian land communities in 2010-2011. This collection contains paper and digital transcripts, biographical forms, as well as digital video and audio recordings of Burmeister's interviews.

Dates: 2010-2011