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Gene R. Touchet papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-103

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and clippings related to letters to the editor, along with information on the Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force of Los Angeles collected or written by Gene R. Touchet, 1975-1987. Touchet's letters to the editor were in response to an Oliphant editorial cartoon, Ralph F. Pynchon's letter to the editor, and Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Manning's column in the Los Angeles Hearld Examiner.

Dates

  • 1975-1987

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.

Biographical Note

Gene R. Touchet was born in 1938. He served in the United States Army from 1958-1961. He received his Bachelor of Science from Lamar University in 1963, his master's degree from Columbia University Teachers College in 1969, and his doctorate from the University of Florida in 1974. He taught speech, dramatics and English in East Orange, New Jersey from 1963-1969. Touchet went on to the University of Florida from 1969-1973 and then to Columbia State Community College, Columbia, Tennessee, 1973-1975. He relocated to Southern California. Touchet served ONE Incorporated as a board member, 1976-1987, the American Civil Liberties Union Gay Rights Chapter as a Media Watch monitor, and on the Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force of Los Angeles.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Correspondence and clippings related to letters to the editor, along with information on the Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force of Los Angeles collected or written by Gene R. Touchet, 1975-1987. Touchet served as an ONE Incorporated board member, 1976-1987, the American Civil Liberties Union Gay Rights Chapter as a Media Watch monitor, and on the Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force of Los Angeles.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Date and method of acquisition unknown.

Processing information

Collection processed by Michael C. Oliveira, October 2014.

Title
Finding Aid to the Gene R. Touchet Papers
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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