Don Amador papers
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Clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, publicity, academic papers, political flyers, organizational contact lists, newssheets, photographs, notes, and college course material documenting the professional and political activities of gay educator and activist, Don Amador. Amador developed one of the nation's first accredited college courses in gay studies; he was also a candidate for State Assembly in 1977, as well as for the Los Angeles City Council in 1980.
- Creation: 1976-1983
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1977-1981
- Amador, Don (Creator, Person)
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Don Amador (1943-1992) served in the U.S. Navy. He was aide to Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, and later he was a candidate for the California State Assembly in 1977, and for the Los Angeles City Council in 1980. Los Angeles Community College professor and gay activist, Amador developed one of the nation's first accredited college courses in gay studies.
0.6 Linear Feet (2 archive cartons.)
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Clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, publicity, academic papers, political flyers, newssheets, photographs, organizational lists, notes, and college course materials, 1976-1983, documenting the educational and political activities of Don Amador.
Other Finding Aids
Don Amador Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.
- Don Amador Papers, 1976-1983
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- Marc LaRocque
- (c) 2011
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