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Gay People's Alliance records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-003-027

Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily comprised of materials created by the Gay People's Alliance. Logs were kept 1976-1977, 1982-1983, and 1988-1992. These logs contain brief entries from members throughout the year regarding the happenings of the club's office hours. There is a diary kept by Gay People's Alliance members from 1985 until 1995, when the group had become the Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alliance. Additionally, there are number of publications regarding sexuality in college, both created and acquired by the club. There are magazines as well as academic articles. The collection also includes materials on Customs and an Honor Council trial regarding a homophobic incident on campus in 1988.

Dates

  • 1976-2012
  • Majority of material found within 1976-1988

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

The Gay People's Alliance was a bi-college (Haverford and Bryn Mawr) club from the 1970's to the approximately 1989, when it was succeeded by the Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alliance (BGALA).

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

This collection is primarily comprised of materials created by the Gay People's Alliance. Logs were kept 1976-1977, 1982-1983, and 1988-1992. These logs contain brief entries from members throughout the year regarding the happenings of the club's office hours. There is a diary kept by Gay People's Alliance members from 1985 until 1995, when the group had become the Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alliance. Additionally, there are number of publications regarding sexuality in college, both created and acquired by the club. There are magazines as well as academic articles. The collection also includes materials on Customs and an Honor Council trial regarding a homophobic incident on campus in 1988.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged thematically and chronologically.

Acquisition

Acquisition unknown.

Related Materials

  • Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) (HCQ.003.013)
  • Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alliance records (HCQ.003.028)

Processing Information

Processed by Anna Neuheardt; completed March, 2019; updated by Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger, February 2021.

Title
Gay People's Alliance records, 1976-1995
Author
Anna Neuheardt
Date
March, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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