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Finding Aid to the Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) Records, 1968-2001 Coll2013.018
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  • Acquisition
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Separated Materials note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) records
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013.018
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. 1 archive carton
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1977-1979
    Date (inclusive): 1968-2001
    Abstract: The Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) records consist of administrative records, promotional material, and correspondence from the late 1970's during its formation, including documentation of its relationships with the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado, the Lambda Services Bureau, and other organizations and people. The collection includes promotional material from the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado as well as a brief history of the center written by Gerald A. Gerash in 2001.

    Acquisition

    The date and method of acquisition are not documented.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Pikes Peak Gay & Lesbian Community Center was formed in 1978. The foundation for the center was developed through its Planning & Implementation Committee and with assistance from the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado and the Lambda Services Bureau.

    Separated Materials note

    Periodicals separated into the ONE periodical collection include newsletters from Denver and Colorado Springs spanning 1977-1985 including:
    Gayspeak: Newsletter of the Pikes Peak Gay Community Center, Volume 7, Number 2-3, 1985
    Update: Newsletter of the Gay Community Center of Colorado, Inc.,Volume 1, Edition 1-3, 1977
    Gaynin': Newsletter of the Gay Community Center of Colorado, Volume 1, Issue 4, 6, 1977; Volume 1, Issue 6, 8-12, 1977; Volume 1, Issue 8-12, 1978; Volume 2, Issue 1-3, 5, 1978; Volume 2, Issue 7, 9-12, 1979; Volume 2, Issue 9, March 1979; Volume 3, Issue 1-6, 1979; Volume 3, Issue 7, [8], 1980; Volume 4, No. 3, 1980; Volume 4, Issue 5-12, 1980; Volume 5, Issue 1-6, 1981
    Newsletter of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado, March, April, June, September 1985
    Newsletter of the Pikes Peak Gay Community Center, Volume 1, Issue 1, November 1979
    PIC-Notes, Volume 1, Number 1, 3, 4 Gayspeak: Newsletter of the Pikes Peak Gay Community Center, Volume 7, Number 2-3, 1985

    Scope and Contents note

    The Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) records, 1968-2001, include Planning and Implementation Committee documents, a statement of purpose, proposed by-laws, office procedure documents, board candidate applications, and other foundational records. The collection also includes member mailings; newsletters; correspondence with center members, the press, and periodical publishers; clippings; anti-gay flyers; court documents about gay marriage and gay arrests; tax-exempt status records; educational material; and exercises in creative writing. The collection includes a brief history of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado written by Gerald A. Gerash in 2001.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Pikes Peak Gay Community Center (PPGCC) Records, Coll2013.18, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Formerly box A239. Collection processed by Jeff Snapp, 2013.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged in the following sections:
    Community Center(s) communications and records [4 folders]
    Personal and professional correspondence [6 folders]
    Contemporary literature - writings and flyers [2 folders]

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Colorado.
    Pikes Peak Gay Community Center.
    Gay community--Colorado--Colorado Springs
    Gays--Services for
    Hate speech--United States
    Same-sex marriage--United States