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Jon Gilbert Fox collection

Identifier: MS 00383

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Content Description

The Jon Gilbert Fox collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, theater posters, essays, and ephemera relating to LGBTQ+ history, events and political activism.


  • Creation: 1968-2007

Conditions Governing Access

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

Jon Gilbert Fox, class of 1972 at William and Mary, is a freelance photographer at Jon Gilbert Fox Photography. A significant portion of his work details 20th century LGBTQ+ activism in Washington D.C.


2.60 Linear Feet (1 extra tall Hollinger box and two flat files)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jon Gilbert Fox

Processing Information

The collection received container level processing. This finding aid may be updated to reflect new descriptions and acquisitions to the collection.

Guide to the Jon Gilbert Fox collection
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center staff
September 2023
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository