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Jinx Beers papers 1975-2013
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Description
Jinx Beers was founder of Lesbian News and lifelong lesbian activist throughout Southern California. This collection represents administrative activities of Lesbian News as well as the writing and publication of Beers's memoir and various stories and articles.
Background
Jinx Beers was born in Pasadena, CA in 1933. She joined the Air Force and after receiving an honorable discharge, she remained active in Reserves for another twelve years. She resigned in 1974 due to the United States Military's policies concerning homosexuals. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California Los Angeles in experimental psychology. She worked at the UCLA Institute for Transportation and Traffic Engineering for eighteen years.
Extent
5 linear ft. (10 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
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.