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Overview of the Collection

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Finding Aid to the Mistress Nancy Papers



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Leather Archives & Museum
6418 N. Greenview Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60626
www.leatherarchives.org
Creator: Mistress Nancy
Title: Mistress Nancy Papers
Dates: 1983 May 13 – 1983 December 9
Quantity: .2 linear feet
Identification: PERS0031
Language: The records are in English.

Biographical Note

In 1983, Mistress Nancy put an advertisement in the Advocate seeking to correspond with other Leatherdykes, and received many responses from men. slave john was one of the respondents. At the time of their correspondence with Mistress Nancy, slave john and Master Edward lived in Connecticut and were engaged in a full time Master/slave relationship for 12 years. Initially, their correspondence is focused on their experience and desires regarding S&M and M/s relationships; by November 1983, Nancy decided to drop the designation “Mistress” and pull away from S&M. Their correspondence lasted for seven months.

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Scope and Contents

The Mistress Nancy Papers contain complete correspondence between Mistress Nancy, slave john, and Master Edward from May-December 1983. The typewritten letters discuss S&M, M/s relationships, travel, and other personal information. Some letters have been redacted by the donor, who used an X-Acto knife to cut out individual sentences.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

N/A

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Related Material

16 books and publications were removed from the collection and transferred to the Teri Rose Memorial Library holdings at the Leather Archives & Museum.

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Administrative Information

Processing Information

The processor kept the papers in original order. All metal paper clips and staples were removed. The correspondence was removed from its original manila envelope and placed in archival envelopes for preservation purposes.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence, May 13-October 2, 1983 (Part 1 of 2)
1 2 Correspondence, October 3-December 9, 1983 (Part 2 of 2)