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Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (New York, NY) Records, 1983-1998 Coll2012.027
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  • Historical Note
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Acquisition Information

  • Title: Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (New York, NY) Records
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2012.027
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Physical Description: 1.0 linear foot. [1 archive box.]
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1983-1987
    Date (inclusive): 1983-1998
    Abstract: Correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, organizational lists, publicity releases, flyers, bylaws, event schedules, financial records, project proposals, real estate contract, and other material documenting the founding and subsequent activities of the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (LGCSC) in New York City, 1983-1998. Founded in 1983, the LGCSC began as a coalition of lesbian and gay charitable organizations who negotiated the purchase of a municipal building to serve as a centralized site for provision of health care, counseling, as well as cultural and social services to New York's lesbian and gay community.
    creator: Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (New York, NY).

    Historical Note

    Founded in 1983, the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (New York) began as the AIDS crisis impelled a coalition of gay and lesbian charitable organizations to negotiate the purchase of a municipal building (a former trade high school located in Greenwich Village) to serve as a centralized site for provision of health care and counseling, as well as cultural and social services to New York's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Steve Ault is among the Center's founding members.

    Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivists regarding publication and use restrictions.

    Preferred Citation

    Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (New York, NY) Records, Coll2011-027, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

    Processing Information

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, organizational lists, publicity releases, flyers, bylaws, event schedules, financial records, project proposals, real estate contract, and other material documenting the founding and subsequent activities of the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center (LGCSC) in New York City, 1983-1998. The bulk of the collection is comprised of administrative documents related to the purchase and conversion of its building (a former trade high school located in Greenwich Village), as well as subsequent operations as a community center.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials donated by Steve Ault, date unknown.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay community--New York (State)--New York
    Gays--Services for
    Lesbians--Services for