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F. Kenneth Barta papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-060
Abstract

Clippings, brochures, administrative records, theater programs, notes, and a poem, circa 1954-1975, from Reverend F. Kenneth Barta, former member of the Southern California Council on Religion and the Homophile (SCCRH). The collection includes administrative records from SCCRH, and subject files on homosexuality, censorship, religion, and legal issues.

Dates: circa 1954-1975

Stanley R. Brossette papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-109
Abstract

This collection (1963-1971) comprises newspaper clippings, correspondence, notes, manuscripts, a bibliography, a list of gay liberation organizations by state, flyers, and press releases pertaining to various gay liberation organizations collected by Los Angeles gay activist Stanley Brossette.

Dates: 1963-1971

Richard Denton papers

 Collection — Item: Acc0000.028*
Identifier: Coll2014-033
Abstract

Avengers Motorcycle Club administrative records, subject files on gay and lesbian organizations, and personal papers, 1931-1988, from Richard Denton. Denton worked as a minister and librarian for Presbyterian churches throughout California. In the 1970s he became a member and officer of Avengers, a gay motorcycle club.

Dates: 1931-1988

Dignity/USA records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2007-004
Abstract Records of Dignity/USA, the oldest organization for Roman Catholic members of the GLBT community, from it's founding in 1969 until the early 1990s. The materials include correspondence, minutes, motions, and work papers of the organization's Board of Directors and House of Delegates; records of Dignity's biennial National Conventions; correspondence files of Dignity officers, including Joseph Killian (Joe Gilgamesh), the first elected president of Dignity; and extensive subject files,...
Dates: 1956 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1988

First Church of One Brotherhood Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-086
Abstract

Membership card, event programs, publicity material, flyers, clippings and other material documenting activities of the First Church of One Brotherhood (FCOB), 1956-1976. The non-denominational church, founded by Charles (Chuck) Rowland, was intended to address the spiritual needs of religious gay men.

Dates: 1956-1976; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1957

Mikhail Itkin Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-055
Abstract

Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, clippings, memoranda, notes, meeting notes, depositions, receipts, articles, essays, broadsides, legal papers, medical certificates and other material from activist and gay religious leader, Mikhail (Michael) Itkin, 1956-1989. A religious leader of various congregations, Itkin was also a gay rights and political activist.

Dates: 1958-1989

Metropolitan Community Church historical collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2009-006
Abstract This collection consists of materials relating to the origins, history, and ministry of the Metropolitan Community Church, including both its governing body, the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, and the individual congregations that make up the Fellowship. The materials include brochures, bylaws, calendars, circulars, congregation meeting minutes, correspondence, financial papers, flyers, handbills, installations of pastors, invitations, news releases, newspapers...
Dates: 1969-2004; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

Metropolitan Community Church Long Beach collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-039
Abstract

Video and audio tapes and CD-ROMs of conference proceedings of the Universal Fellowship of the Metropolitan Community Church (UFMCC) and its congregation in Long Beach (MCCLB), along with recordings of events, lectures, sermons, and services related to religion and homosexuality, 1984-2002.

Dates: 1984-2002

North American Lesbian and Gay and Religious Congress Records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-080
Abstract Meeting minutes, correspondence, press releases, resolutions, agendas, scheduling lists, clippings, financial documents, song sheets, delegate forms, delegate lists, and other material documenting planning and implementation of the North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress (NALGRC), 1979-1982. Held in Atlanta, Georgia in November of 1982, the event was a constitutional convention for the NALGRC, an organization representing the lesbian and gay caucuses of over 20 religious...
Dates: 1979-1982; Majority of material found in 1982 - 1982

Dusty Pruitt Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-029
Abstract The Dusty Pruitt Collection is comprised of personal and professional papers (1945-2002, bulk 1983-1995) from minister, Army veteran and activist Rev. Dr. Dusty Pruitt. The papers include reports, legal briefs, interviews, correspondence, administration records, videocassettes, photographs and clippings from Pruitt related to a 12-year legal dispute with the Department of Defense pertaining to her sexual orientation; a proposed film about Pruitt, entitled A Woman...
Dates: 1945 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1995

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