Photographs, awards, school records, correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, financial records, political campaign records,
event and fundraising records, conference files, legal records, government initiatives and regulation materials, reports,
and research materials documenting R. Scott Hitt's personal life as well as his work with HIV/AIDS research and treatment,
HIV/AIDS groups and projects, LGBT politics and support services, and political campaigns, 1958-2007. Includes Hitt's records
from the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), Access Now for Gay and Lesbian Equality (ANGLE), Equality California (EQCA),
the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS (PACHA), and Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign.
R. Scott Hitt was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 1958. Hitt was raised in Tucson, Arizona where he graduated high school
at the age of 16. Starting medical school at the University of Arizona School of Medicine at the age of 20, Hitt earned his
medical degree in 1983 and went on to become a Los Angeles-based physician specializing in HIV/AIDS treatment. During the
late 1980s when the AIDS epidemic was ravaging the gay community, Hitt became politically involved in supporting HIV/AIDS
treatment and research as well as gay rights issues.
16.75 linear feet.
7 archive boxes, 1 archive carton, 6 archive binder boxes, and 1 flat archive box
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