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People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-082

Scope and Content

Press releases, correspondence, proposal, flyers, notes, clippings, pamphlets, resolutions, admission packet, and other items primarily documenting the gay caucus of the People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild (PCL), 1973-1980. It was founded by a coalition that included the National Lawyers Guild, minority legal organizations, and a gay caucus. The collection includes many letters of inquiry from prospective students addressed to the PCL's gay caucus.

Dates

  • 1973-1980
  • Majority of material found within 1974 - 1976

Creator

Access

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Historical Note

Founded in 1974, the People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild was "dedicated to the creation of a group of lawyers who will serve the needs of the poor and oppressed of every community."

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet ([2 folders])

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Press releases, correspondence, proposal, flyers, notes, clippings, pamphlets, resolutions, admission packet, and other items documenting activity of the People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild (PCL), 1973-1980. The PCL was an unaccredited law school intended to train legal professionals to defend the rights of "the poor and oppressed." The PCL included a gay caucus, which focused on gay and lesbian rights projects.

Processing Information

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.

Creator

Title
People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Marc LaRocque
Date
(c) 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California Repository

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