Don Amador Papers, 1976-1983 Coll2011.016

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
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Title: Don Amador Papers
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.016
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1-2
Physical Description: 0.6 linear foot. 2 archive cartons.
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1977-1981
Date (inclusive): 1976-1983
Abstract: Clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, publicity, academic papers, political flyers, newssheets, photographs, organizational lists, notes, and college course materials, 1976-1983, documenting the educational and political activities of Don Amador.
creator: Amador, Don

Biographical Note

Don Amador (1943-1992) served in the U.S. Navy. He was aide to Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, and later he was a candidate for the California State Assembly in 1977, and for the Los Angeles City Council in 1980. Los Angeles Community College professor and gay activist, Amador developed one of the nation's first accredited college courses in gay studies.

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Preferred Citation

Don Amador Papers, Coll2011-016, 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

Clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, publicity, academic papers, political flyers, organizational contact lists, newssheets, photographs, notes, and college course material documenting the professional and political activities of gay educator and activist, Don Amador. Amador developed one of the nation's first accredited college courses in gay studies; he was also a candidate for State Assembly in 1977, as well as for the Los Angeles City Council in 1980.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gay activists
Gay and lesbian studies
Gays--Education
Political activists