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Edward J. Bachus periodical indexing collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-101

Scope and Content

The collection contains the Radical Research Center (RRC) and the Alternative Press Centre (APC) Indexing Guides, updated lists of indexing terms, and correspondence from the centers, 1968-1972. The RRC, later the APC, sought to provide greater access to independent and alternative periodicals through its publication the Alternative Press Index. Edward J. Bachus indexed the Lotus Nexus and later Gay Sunshine.

Dates

  • 1968-1972

Creator

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 Note

Edward J. Bachus offered to index Lotus Nexus for the Radical Research Center (RRC) at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. The RRC became the Alternative Press Centre (APC) in 1971 when the APC relocated to Rochdale College, Toronto, Canada. Bachus also indexed Gay Sunshine for the APC publication the Alternative Press Index. He was the head of technical services at Skidmore College in Saratoga Spring, New York, as of 1971. Bachus achieved tenure as an associate professor in 1975, and Bachus continued with the university into the 1980s. He was also active in National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

"About the APC." The Alternative Press Centre. http://www.altpress.org/mod/pages/display/11/index.php?menu=about (retrieved October 23, 2014).

Carmichael, James V. Daring to Find Our Names: The Search for Lesbigay Library History. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1998.

"'Souvenir' of Parthenon returned by Skidmore." Schenectady Gazette, July 05, 1971.

"Trustees approve faculty advancements." Skidmore News, February 27, 1975.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains the Radical Research Center (RRC) and the Alternative Press Centre (APC) Indexing Guides, updated lists of indexing terms, and correspondence from the centers, 1968-1972. The RRC, later the APC, sought to provide greater access to independent and alternative periodicals through its publication the Alternative Press Index. Edward J. Bachus indexed the Lotus Nexus and later Gay Sunshine. He was a tenured associate professor at Skidmore College in Saratoga Spring, New York. He was an active member of the American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Other Finding Aids

Henry E. Turlington Collection of Cyril Kay-Scott and Evelyn Scott Materials, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin.

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uthrc/00130/hrc-00130.html

Immediate Source of Acquistion

Date and method of acquisition unknown.

Processing information

Collection processed by Michael C. Oliveira, October 2014.

Title
Finding Aid to the Edward J. Bachus Periodical Indexing Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Michael C. Oliveira
Date
(c) 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
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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