Derek Liecty papers

Finding aid created by Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society staff using RecordEXPRESS
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
657 Mission Street, #300
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 777-5455
reference@glbthistory.org
http://www.glbthistory.org/
2014


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 and that of others in the organization of the first-ever AIDS Bike-A-Thons (1986-1994) promoted by the Different Spokes/San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Bicycling Club. Other documents include several years of Newsletters of the club and his service as Men's Outreach Co-Chair and Director of the club (1983-2003) Other papers document his attempt along with others to organize a cross-country bicycle tour promoting AIDS awareness called Cycle For Life (1986). The papers include 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 and that of others in the organization of the first-ever AIDS Bike-A-Thons (1986-1994) promoted by the Different Spokes/San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Bicycling Club. Other documents include several years of Newsletters of the club and his service as Men's Outreach Co-Chair and Director of the club (1983-2003) Other papers document his attempt along with others to organize a cross-country bicycle tour promoting AIDS awareness called Cycle For Life (1986). The papers include organizational records, correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, outreach materials, and press releases.

Indexing Terms

AIDS activists
Bicyclists

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