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Finding Aid for the Roma Guy papers, circa 1960s-1980 LSC.2160
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Description
Roma Guy (1942-) is a social justice advocate and founding member of the San Francisco Women's Building. Jean Crosby was a founding member of the San Francisco Women's Centers. This collection contains writings and materials collected by Roma Guy during her work and activist activities in San Francisco from the 1960s-1970s. Also included is correspondence and material from San Francisco Women's Center co-founder Jean Crosby. Materials include clippings, publications, essays, play scripts, meeting notes, audio tapes, ephemera and bibliographies collected by both Guy and Crosby.
Background
Roma Guy was born in Maine in 1942 and received her undergraduate degree in sociology and history from the University of Maine. She received her Master's in Social Work from Wayne State University. Guy was a co-founder of the San Francisco Women's Building, a women-owned community center established in 1979 that aims to facilitate and participate in the collective strength of women working towards a non-oppressive society.
Extent
0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the 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
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.