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Carolyn Weathers papers, 1980-1989
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Description
Carolyn Weathers is a lesbian activist and publisher. This collection contains materials from the founding and operation of Clothespin Fever Press, a lesbian press founded by Weathers and Jenny Wrenn in the 1980s.
Background
Born in 1941, Carolyn Weathers was the daughter of a Southern Baptist preacher. She moved to Los Angeles after being expelled from a Texas University when she came out as a lesbian. She was an enthusiastic participant in the pre-Stonewall bar scene in San Antonio, Texas. She was a participant in the Gay Liberation Front and in the Gay Women's Liberation Front at the Women's Center of Los Angeles.
Extent
1.0 linear ft. (2 document boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.