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Archives & Manuscripts

Gay rights

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Committee the Civil Rights of Homosexuals Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-725
Overview In 1972, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting appointed a Committee on Homosexuality under the Meeting for Social Concerns to work for the assurance of civil rights for homosexuals. In December of 1975, after the Meeting for Social Concerns was laid down and Yearly Meeting restructured, it was decided that there should be a subcommittee of the Family Relations Committee on homosexuality and a Committee for the Civil Rights of Homosexuals under the Testimonies/Concerns section of Yearly Meeting; the two...
Dates: 1975-1987

Pennsylvania National Organization for Women (PA NOW) papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M66
Overview The Pennsylvania National Organization for Women (PA NOW) papers occupy fourteen boxes and contain the feminist organization’s records about their activities and meetings as well as materials about women’s issues such as reproductive rights; violence against women; gender, economic, and constitutional equality; and civil rights. The records date from 1970 to 2007 and include newspaper clippings, articles, meeting notes, office files, activism realia, and lobbying records, among other things.
Dates: 1970 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1996