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Gay Student Support Group Records

Identifier: UA 7.009

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two folders of materials relating to the Gay Student Support Group.

Folder 1 contains documents relating to the formation of the group and includes a proposal, reports from faculty advisor George D. Greenia, correspondence from Greenia to local media outlets, fliers for events, meeting schedules, and "A Practical Guide to Telling Your Folks (And Others)," written by Greenia.

Folder 2 contains newspaper clippings about the group.


  • Creation: 1983-1986
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1983-1986


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Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

A student support group formed at William & Mary in 1983 with the assistance and support of Campus Ministries, Psychological Services, and the Dean of Students.


0.20 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1987.001. Gift of George Greenia 01/14/1987.

Related Materials:

UA 7.010: Lesbian and Gay Union Records

UA 42: GALA Records

Guide to the Gay Student Support Group Records
Wendy Korwin, SCRC staff
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository