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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered Students and Alumni

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

John E. Boswell Collection

Identifier: UA 5.151
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence to and from and news clippings about Professor John E. Boswell, College of William and Mary class of 1969, and faculty member at Yale University. Most of the articles and clippings contain reviews of Boswell's scholarship, including his book "Christianity, Social Intolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the 14th Century" published in 1980. The bulk of the correspondence is between Boswell...
Dates: 1980-2009

Gay Student Support Group Records

Identifier: UA 7.009
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.

Dates: 1983-1986; Majority of material found in 1983-1986

George Greenia papers

Identifier: UA 6.120
Content Description

Materials relating to George Greenia's tenure at William & Mary, including his archive of gay rights history: newspaper articles, email correspondence, Faculty Assembly minutes, documentation and correspondence on benefits for domestic partners, and policy drafts.

Dates: 1989-2001

Jon Gilbert Fox collection

Identifier: MS 00383
Content Description

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

Dates: 1968-2007

Lawrence D. Griffith papers

Identifier: UA 5.086
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of scrapbooks and HIV/AID awarness educational materials created by Lawrence Griffith from the 1990s through 2009. The collection also includes copies of Griffith's website "" Griffith composed an introduction for the collection, which is available in box 1.Extracts from his introduction include:"The scrapbooks that I have given to the College represent my life as a professional, middle-class, middle-aged, completely...
Dates: 1994-2009

College of William & Mary. Lesbian and Gay Union Records

Identifier: UA 7.010
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three folders of materials about the Lesbian and Gay Union at the College of William and Mary. It includes fliers for events, meeting schedules, correspondence, funding proposals, a packet of materials from the 1986 Gay Awareness Week, and materials received from student groups at Virginia Tech and James Madison University. It also includes a copy of the by-laws of the Lambda Alliance, an early gay student group at William and Mary.

Dates: 1980-1997; Majority of material found in 1984-1987

Peterson, Eric , 2013 June 26

Scope and Contents Interview with Eric Peterson at the LGBT Center in New York City only about two hours after the Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 were made public. Through most of the recording of the interview, the listener can hear the cheers of those celebrating at the press conference across the hall from our conference room. The interview with Eric undoubtedly reflects the mood of the day, especially as Eric's recollections of his experiences as a closeted gay man at William & Mary in the...
Dates: 2013 June 26

Ralph White papers

Identifier: UA 5.342
Content Description

Collection includes correspondence, news clippings, and photographs documenting the life of Ralph White in connection with his employment as a senatorial aide of Sam Nunn and subsequent firing due to his sexual orientation in 1982. Correspondence includes a letter of recommendation from Senator Nunn prior to White's firing and a photograph of White with senator Carl Levin.

Dates: Circa 1980-1992

Student Organizations collection

Identifier: UA 7.047
Scope and Contents

The Student Organizations collection contains fliers, announcements, and programs for various student organizations at William & Mary. The organizations include academic clubs, arts groups, Greek social organizations, religious organizations, student athletic associations, and other groups.

Electronic material received from student organizations can be found in the W & M Digital Archive.

Dates: 1888-2023

Jeffrey B. Trammell Papers

Identifier: UA 5.154
Scope and Contents Jeffrey B. Trammell's papers document his work as National Chair of Business Outreach and liaison for gay and lesbian constituents for the Al Gore/Joe Lieberman presidential campaign of 2000. The collection does not contain information regarding Jeffrey Trammell's personal life or his time serving as College of William and Mary's Rector. Correspondence between Trammell and his colleagues demonstrate the role he played in fundraising for the Gore campaign, as well as his political...
Dates: 1995-2001, 2007; Majority of material found in 1998-2000