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Gay and lesbian studies--United States--History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Don Amador Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.562
Scope and Contents Papers of gay rights activist Don Amador of Los Angeles. Included are personal papers, papers relating to research and teaching, as well as papers relating to his political activities.  Included in this collection is a book titled, Homosexual Subculture 497.  It is a self published manuscript from June, 1976.  It is the cumulation of 14 term papers from his first course offering of a gay studies course at California State University, Long Beach.  Sociology 497 was the first of its kind.  The...
Dates: 1944-1983 and undated

Diary (Asia)

Identifier: SC 00023
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one diary containing thoughts transcribed by an unknown author during a 1982 trip to Asia, with trips to Thailand, India, and Hong Kong. The author comments on the scenery and the locals. Much of the diary concerns Les — the author's significant other and travel companion who left as tensions rose between them. The author's travels, thoughts, and interactions with locals are increasingly bitter and lonely after Les departed. The seller of the diary alludes that...
Dates: 1981-1982

John Foster diaries

Identifier: 2023.061
Content Description

Five handwritten diaries written from 1978 to 1982. The diaries belonged to John Foster, a Hamilton college student in Schenectady, New York. The diaries cover a period of John’s life in which he worked a summer job as a dishwasher at the Sagamore Hotel in Bolten Landing, New York and as he studied abroad in Aberdeen Scotland. Within the diaries, John also ponders his friendships and sexual identification. A single letter is also included in the collection

Dates: 1979-1982

Gay and Lesbian Archives

Identifier: MS 00043
Scope and Contents Advertisements, fliers, form letters, and promotional mailings from LGBT businesses and organizations sent to the Gay and Lesbian Archives located in Falls Church, Virginia. Material includes catalogs for magazine subscriptions, movies, books, and travel agencies; invitations and announcements for LGBT related events; flyers and newsletters from political and religious oriented LGBT groups; and form letters from the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League. Many of the flyers and...
Dates: 1978-2007

James W. "Jym" Robear, Jr. Diary,

Identifier: SC 00039
Scope and Contents

The journal of Jym Robear details his struggles to come to terms with two major issues in his life: his identity as a gay man and his mental illness.  Some pages include drawings made by Robear.

This collection is unprocessed.  More description from the dealer can be found in the collection control file. Please consult Special Collections staff for assistance.

Dates: 1983-1986

Love is Love Tidewater Pride Celebration collection

Identifier: MS 00371
Content Description

Poster from Love is Love Tidewater's first pride celebration in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Dates: 2022 October 30