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Finding aid to the David Lourea Papers, 1940-1992
GLC 55  
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Description
The collection contains correspondence, articles, magazines, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and other ephemera on bisexuality and on the San Francisco Bisexual Center. It also includes articles relating to AIDS education in the bisexual community.
Background
David Nachman Lourea was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 26, 1945. He was raised an orthodox Jew. He received a B.F.A. from Temple University in 1967. He moved with his family to San Francisco in 1973. He was active with San Francisco Sex Information, and was one of the early members of the San Francisco Bisexual Center and one of the founders of Bisexual Counseling Services. He earned a Ph.D from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality and served on the board of Congregation Ahavat Shalom. He died in San Francisco on November 10, 1992 from kidney failure associated with AIDS.
Extent
2 cartons, 1 document case, 1 oversized box (2.25 cubic feet)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours.