George Fox University Archives

Parsons (Peggy Senger) Collection on Quaker Minister Charlotte Macy Edit


MS 28
Finding Aid Author
Zoie Clark
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard


  • 1952-1977 (Creation)


  • 6 folders (Whole)

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  • Restrictions on access

    Collection is available for research.

  • Summary

    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.

  • Content description

    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..

  • 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.

  • Accruals

    No accruals are expected.

  • Biographical note

    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.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Peggy Senger Parsons

  • Preferred Citation

    Peggy Senger Parsons Collection on Quaker Minister Charlotte Macy, George Fox University/Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church Archives, Newberg, Oregon.