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Derek Liecty papers
2002-12  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Derek Liecty papers
    Dates: 1978-2000
    Collection Number: 2002-12
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
    Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94105
    Abstract: The Derek Liecty papers document his work as a bicycle consultant and advocate. The bulk of the papers relate to his activities as Men's Outreach Co-Chair and Executive Director of Different Spokes/San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Bicycling Club and as an organizer of a nationwide attempt to have an AIDS Bike-A-Thon called Cycle for Life. The papers includes organizational records, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, outreach materials, and press releases.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The 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 been assigned to the GLBT Historical Society.

    Preferred Citation

    Derek Liecty papers. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Derek Liecty in 2002.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Derek Liecty was a soccer star at Stanford University, a charter Federation of Gay Games director, winner of the 2006 Tom Waddell Award and a lifelong bicycling advocate.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Derek Liecty papers document his work as a bicycle consultant and advocate. The bulk of the papers relate to his activities as Men's Outreach Co-Chair and Executive Director of Different Spokes/San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Bicycling Club and as an organizer of a nationwide attempt to have an AIDS Bike-A-Thon called Cycle for Life. There are also materials related to the Gay Games; Liecty’s activities as Assistant Floor Manager of the Sixth International Conference on AIDS; his participation in a Stop AIDS Project discussion group; Liecty’s experience with the Human Sexuality Enrichment Series at The Advocate Experience; and his work as a facilitator for bisexual groups at the Pacific Center for Human Growth in Berkeley. The collection includes organizational records, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, outreach materials, and press releases.

    Indexing Terms

    AIDS activists
    Bicyclists

    Additional collection guides