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June L. Mazer papers, 1929-1988 (Collection LSC 2136)
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Description
June L. Mazer was born in Baltimore, MD in 1929. Her educational experiences combined with her tenure at the Children's Experimental Theatre in Baltimore, the Center for the Healing Arts in Los Angeles, and the California Institute of Psychodrama in Los Angeles led her to the practice of Psychodrama Therapy at several different medical institutions throughout the country. In 1970, she moved to Los Angeles and soon became active in the lesbian activist community. After her death in 1987, the name of the West Coast Lesbian Collections was changed to the June L. Mazer Archives to commemorate her commitment to lesbian activism and historical preservation. The June L. Mazer papers include her personal writings, ephemera, as well as her publications and clippings.
Background
June L. Mazer was born in Baltimore, MD in 1929. In 1949 she received her Bachelor of Arts from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland where she served as the editor of the college newspaper. In 1952, June gained the title O.T.R. (Occupational Therapist Registered) through the School of Occupational Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. In 1964, Mazer received her Master of Arts from the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. with a focus in drama and social work. These educational experiences combined with her tenure at the Children's Experimental Theatre in Baltimore, the Center for the Healing Arts in Los Angeles, and the California Institute of Psychodrama in Los Angeles led her to the practice of Psychodrama Therapy at several different medical institutions throughout the country. During this time, Mazer contributed articles on her work to many professional journals.
Extent
1 linear ft. (2 document boxes)
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Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.