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Abstract Manuscripts, notes, published research sources, correspondence, interviews, clippings, financial and employment records, legal papers, photographs, posters, original and reproduced graphic material, flyers, memorabilia and other material documenting the life of Harry Hay. Hay conceptualized and was a co-founder of the Mattachine Society (1950), the first organization to advocate defense of the civil rights of gays and lesbians on the grounds that they were an oppressed minority. He would...
Dates: circa 1867-2002; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, minutes and organizational records, notebooks, science fiction writings, poetry, erotica, educational material, photographs, computer disks, textiles, ephemera and memorabilia from writer, historian and gay activist, Jim Kepner (1923-1997). Founder of the Western Gay Archives (later renamed the National Gay Archives and then the International Gay & Lesbian Archives), Kepner began collecting gay- and lesbian-related material in the 1940s and began...
Dates: 1933-2010; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1997