Van Ness Recovery House Records, 1972-1984 Coll2011.096*

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
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Title: Van Ness Recovery House Records
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.096*
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. [6 folders]
Date (inclusive): 1972-1984
Abstract: Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, press releases, notes, facility reports, grant proposals, permitting documents, rehabilitation facility regulations, questionnaire, contractual agreements, clippings, organization charts, financial documents, meeting minutes, board of directors bylaws, tax documents, and other materials documenting the establishment and operation of Van Ness Recovery House, "a temporary home for gay men and lesbians engaged in recovery from alcohol and drug abuse," 1972-1984.
creator: Van Ness Recovery House.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, press releases, notes, facility reports, grant proposals, facility permitting documents, rehabilitation facility regulations, questionnaire, contractual agreements, clippings, organization charts, financial documents, meeting minutes, board of directors bylaws, tax documents, and other materials documenting the establishment and operation of Van Ness Recovery House, "a temporary home for gay men and lesbians engaged in recovery from alcohol and drug abuse," 1972-1984. The bulk of the collection documents the process of meeting municipal, state, and federal regulations and requirements, as well as securing funding for the establishment of an alcohol and drug abuse recovery program.

Preferred Citation

Van Ness Recovery House Records, Coll2011-096, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

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Historical Note

Located in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, Van Ness Recovery House was established under the auspices of the Gay Community Services Center in 1973 as a temporary residential facility for gay men and lesbians engaged in recovery from alcohol and drug abuse.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Alcoholics--Rehabilitation--California--Los Angeles
Gays--Services for
Lesbians--Services for