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Marjorie Greenfield correspondence on archaic headings

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-064
Abstract

Correspondence related to the successful effort to remove "homosexuality" from archaic and disparaging headings in the National Library of Medicine's classification systems, 1974-1978, and the World Health Organization's International Classification of Disease, 1985-1991. The projects were championed by Marjorie Greenfield, a lesbian woman, Philadelphia Metropolitan Hospital librarian, and member of the Gay and Lesbian Task Force of the American Library Association.

Dates: 1974-1991

International Gay and Lesbian Archives records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2012-002
Abstract Minutes, reports, corporation papers, correspondence, legal papers, financial records, collections management records, publicity material, exhibition material, photographs, ephemera, audiocassettes, floppy disks and exhibition displays from the International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA), an archive dedicated to collecting materials related to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community. The archives began as a result of Jim Kepner's efforts collecting GLBT materials...
Dates: 1958 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1994

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