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Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-018

Scope and Contents note

The Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) records, 1968-2001, include Planning and Implementation Committee documents, a statement of purpose, proposed by-laws, office procedure documents, board candidate applications, and other foundational records. The collection also includes member mailings; newsletters; correspondence with center members, the press, and periodical publishers; clippings; anti-gay flyers; court documents about gay marriage and gay arrests; tax-exempt status records; educational material; and exercises in creative writing. The collection includes a brief history of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado written by Gerald A. Gerash in 2001.

Dates

  • 1968-2001
  • Majority of material found within 1977 - 1979

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical/Historical note

The Pikes Peak Gay & Lesbian Community Center was formed in 1978. The foundation for the center was developed through its Planning & Implementation Committee and with assistance from the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado and the Lambda Services Bureau.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (1 archive carton)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) records consist of administrative records, promotional material, and correspondence from the late 1970's during its formation, including documentation of its relationships with the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado, the Lambda Services Bureau, and other organizations and people. The collection includes promotional material from the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado as well as a brief history of the center written by Gerald A. Gerash in 2001.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following sections:

Community Center(s) communications and records [4 folders]

Personal and professional correspondence [6 folders]

Contemporary literature - writings and flyers [2 folders]

Acquisition

The date and method of acquisition are not documented.

Separated Materials note

Periodicals separated into the ONE periodical collection include newsletters from Denver and Colorado Springs spanning 1977-1985 including:

Gayspeak: Newsletter of the Pikes Peak Gay Community Center, Volume 7, Number 2-3, 1985

Update: Newsletter of the Gay Community Center of Colorado, Inc.,Volume 1, Edition 1-3, 1977

Gaynin': Newsletter of the Gay Community Center of Colorado, Volume 1, Issue 4, 6, 1977; Volume 1, Issue 6, 8-12, 1977; Volume 1, Issue 8-12, 1978; Volume 2, Issue 1-3, 5, 1978; Volume 2, Issue 7, 9-12, 1979; Volume 2, Issue 9, March 1979; Volume 3, Issue 1-6, 1979; Volume 3, Issue 7, [8], 1980; Volume 4, No. 3, 1980; Volume 4, Issue 5-12, 1980; Volume 5, Issue 1-6, 1981

Newsletter of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado, March, April, June, September 1985

Newsletter of the Pikes Peak Gay Community Center, Volume 1, Issue 1, November 1979

PIC-Notes, Volume 1, Number 1, 3, 4 Gayspeak: Newsletter of the Pikes Peak Gay Community Center, Volume 7, Number 2-3, 1985

Processing Information

Formerly box A239. Collection processed by Jeff Snapp, 2013.

Title
Finding Aid to the Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) Records, 1968-2001
Status
Completed
Author
Jeff Snapp
Date
(c) 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Sponsor
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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Los Angeles California 90007 United States
(213) 821-2771