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American Civil Liberties Union Orange County records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-096

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, written testimony, a flyer, and a clipping, 1971-1972, from the Orange County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. The bulk of the materials were written by Jay Murley. Materials document the chapter's attempt to form a Rights of Sexuality Committee in response to increased police harassment of gays and lesbians by the Garden Grove and Orange Police Departments. Other materials in the collection document an incident involving discrimination against a Native American.

Dates

  • 1971 - 1972

Creator

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.

Administrative History

In 1971, the Orange County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attempted to form a Rights of Sexuality Committee in response to increased police harassment on gays and lesbians by the Garden Grove and Orange Police Departments.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, written testimony, a flyer, and a clipping, 1971-1972, from the Orange County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. The materials document the chapter's attempt to form a Rights of Sexuality Committee in response to increased police harassment of gays and lesbians by the Garden Grove and City of Orange Police Departments.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was separated from the ONE Subject Files Collection, Coll2012-001. Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

Related Materials

American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California Lesbian & Gay Rights Chapter Records, Coll2007-013, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, November 2014.

Creator

Title
Finding Aid to the American Civil Liberties Union Orange County Records, 1971-1972
Status
Completed
Author
Loni Shibuyama
Date
© 2014
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 National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

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

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