Arawn Eibhlyn papers

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
657 Mission Street, #300
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 777-5455
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2013


Descriptive Summary

Title: Arawn Eibhlyn papers
Dates: 1973-1995
Collection Number: 1995-23
Creator/Collector: Eibhlyn, Arawn
Extent: 1 linear foot
Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94105
Abstract: The Arawn Eibhlyn papers document some of the work this journalist and political activist did with ACT UP/San Francisco and the Prairie Fire Organizing Committee, a grassroots anti-imperialist organization. The bulk of the collection concerns prisoners' rights and HIV/AIDS, and the intersection of various progressive political struggles, and includes materials related to, and produced by, ACT UP's Prison Issues Working Group and ACT UP/CHAIN (California HIV Activist-Inmate Network).
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been transferred to GLBT Historical Society.

Preferred Citation

Arawn Eibhlyn papers. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

Scope and Content of Collection

The Arawn Eibhlyn papers document some of the work this journalist and political activist did with ACT UP/San Francisco and the Prairie Fire Organizing Committee, a grassroots anti-imperialist organization. The bulk of the collection concerns prisoners' rights and HIV/AIDS, and the intersection of various progressive political struggles, and includes materials related to, and produced by, ACT UP's Prison Issues Working Group and ACT UP/CHAIN (California HIV Activist-Inmate Network). There are also subject files on HIV/AIDS, gay liberation and sexuality, international issues, and periodicals and ephemera related to leftist politics and gay liberation. The collection contains a wide variety of materials, including prisoner correspondence, conference materials, contact and resource lists, fact sheets, flyers, handbooks, interviews, mass mailings, newsclippings, periodicals, press statements, reports and academic articles. There is also a copy of “Queer, Ain’t It?: A Collection of Writings from PFOC on AIDS and the liberation of women, lesbians and gay men,” with selections written by Eibhlyn. Additions expected. Please consult managing archivist for more information.

Indexing Terms

ACT UP San Francisco (Organization)
Prairie Fire Organizing Committee
AIDS (Disease) --Political aspects.
Prisoners --Civil rights --California.

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