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Peggy Senger Parsons Collection

 Collection — Container: MS-08-07-Box.1
Identifier: MS-08-06

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises the research materials and photographs that Quaker counselor and pastor Peggy Senger Parsons referred to as she wrote the biography of a twentieth-century woman Quaker minister and leader. The written biography titled, "Dream Handles: the life of Charlotte Macy," is included in the collection. Macy and her close friend Dorothy Barratt were the first pastors of Silverton (Oregon) Friends Church. Not only did they organize the meetings and study groups for the young church in 1957, the two women helped build the physical structure itself. Following their ten-year pastorate in Silverton, Macy and Barratt worked tirelessly to develop the Twin Rocks Camp at Rockaway Beach, Oregon, into a year-round conference center. The collection also includes anecdotal documents memorializing Charlotte Macy and Dorothy Barratt.


  • 1952-1977

Conditions Governing Access

Collections available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

George Fox University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of George Fox University is retained by George Fox University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical / Historical

Quaker counselor and minister, Peggy Senger Parsons, has compiled a biography of another Quaker woman minister and leader, Charlotte Macy. Macy was active in promoting church, college, and camping in the Northwest. Senger, teaches psychology at a community college and is active in a Quaker meeting in Salem, Oregon.


1 items (1 plastic case in 1 half box)

Language of Materials



Peggy Senger Parsons used the materials in this collection for her biography of Quaker leader and minister Charlotte Macy. Peggy's biography "Dream Handles: the life of Charlotte Macy" is also included in the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Peggy Senger Parsons


No accruals are expected.

Peggy Senger Parsons Collection
Payton Madarieta, Jessica Truesdell
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Repository Details

Part of the George Fox University and Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Archives Repository

416 North Meridian Street
Newberg Oregon 97132 U.S.A.