Randy Schell papers

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
657 Mission Street, #300
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 777-5455
reference@glbthistory.org
http://www.glbthistory.org/
2013


Descriptive Summary

Title: Randy Schell papers
Dates: 1970-1996
Collection Number: 1988-04
Creator/Collector: Randy Schell
Extent: 2 boxes, 1 oversize folder (1 linear foot)
Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94105
Abstract: The Randy Schell papers contain materials related to the grassroots effort to develop a lesbian and gay community center in 1979 and 1980, and to Schell’s work against anti-gay violence as a Senior Client Advocate for the Community United Against Violence (CUAV). Schell (1948-1996) was a co-founder of CUAV and an activist for victim’s rights.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Preferred Citation

Randy Schell papers. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Timothy G. Meyers, 1997.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Randy Schell papers contain materials related to the grassroots effort to develop a lesbian and gay community center in 1979 and 1980, and to Schell’s work against ant-gay violence as a Senior Client Advocate for the Community United Against Violence (CUAV). Schell (1948-1996) was a co-founder of CUAV and an activist for victim’s rights. The collection includes correspondence; project and grant proposals for the community center; materials related to community activist Adrienne Fuzee and the Harvey Milk Neighborhood Center, the non-profit organized to develop and implement a community center; materials related to the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Victim Services Advisory Committee; materials related to the Task Force on Gay & Lesbian Issues for the Commission on Social Justice of the Archdiocese of San Francisco; anti-gay violence statements, articles and papers written by Schell, including his “CUAV” column in the “Bay Area Reporter”; subject files; and awards, commendations, proclamations and resolutions. The bulk of the papers cover the years 1978-1989.

Indexing Terms

Homophobia.
Gay community--California--San Francisco.
Community United Against Violence (CUAV).

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