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Finding aid of the Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen Collection
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Series Descriptions and Container List

Box: 1 : 1 - 10

Series 1.  Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen Personal Materials 1966-2007

Physical Description: 0.2 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of news clippings, correspondence, flyers, programs, typescripts, and other materials by or directly referencing Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen. The bulk of this material consists of photocopies of their personal papers, including articles and speeches written by Gittings and Lahusen, as well as programs from Gittings' memorial service.
Box 1 : 1 - 8

Barbara Gittings 1966 - 2007

Box 1 : 1

Biographical information 1994 - 2006

Box 1 : 2

Correspondence 1967 - 1974

Box 1 : 3

Flyers and programs circa 1975 - 2006

Box 1 : 4

Interviews 1981 - 2006

Box 1 : 5

Memorial service programs 2007

Box 1 : 6

Writings and speeches by Barbara Gittings 1966 - 1990

Box 1 : 7 - 8

Kay Tobin Lahusen 1970 - 2002

Box 1 : 7

Biographical information date unknown

Box 1 : 8

Articles by Kay Tobin Lahusen 1970 - 2002

Box 1 : 9 - 10

News clippings referencing Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen 1969 - 2007

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box: 1 : 11 - 39 ; 2 : 1 - 28 ; 3 : 1 - 3

Series 2.  Organizational and Subject Files 1962-2007

Physical Description: 0.9 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of news clippings, journal articles, bibliographies, flyers, pamphlets, a VHS videocassette, a DVD videodisc, and other materials related in particular to Gittings' activities in various organizations in the gay and lesbian liberation movement, including the American Library Association's Gay Task Force, the National Gay Task Force, the Homophile Action League, as well as a number of other organizations and activist causes. The series also includes subject files on such topics as religion, university education, family, legal matters, police harassment, and mental health and psychiatry.
Box 1 : 11

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) 1967 - 1975

Box 1 : 12

American Library Association Gay Task Force 1970 - 1988

Box 1 : 13

Atlanta, City of. Proclamation: Gay Pride Day June 26, 1976

Box 1 : 14

Bibliographies, book reviews and press material 1967 - 2004

Box 1 : 15

Cartoons 1974 - 1978

Box 1 : 16

Committee to Fight Exclusion of Homosexuals from the Armed Forces 1967 - 1969

Box 1 : 17

Council on Religion and the Homosexual (CRH) 1965 - 1974

Box 1 : 18

Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) 1965 - 1970

Box 1 : 19

Dignity 1971 - 1974

Box 1 : 20

Eastern Regional Conference of Homophile Organizations 1967 - 1970

Box 1 : 21

Employment discrimination 1964 - 1975

Box 1 : 22

Essays on Homosexuality, No. 1 and 4 circa 1969 - 1970

Box 1 : 23 - 24 ; 3 : 2 - 3

Film, video and media 1967 - 2005

Box 1 : 23

General 1967 - 2003

Box 1 : 24 ; 3 : 2 - 3

Gay Pioneers 2004

Physical Description: 1 press kit + 1 videocassette (VHS) + 1 videodisc (DVD).
Box 1 : 25

Frank, Barney, State Representative for Ward 5 date unknown

Box 1 : 26

Gay Academic Union (GAU) 1975

Box 1 : 27

Gay Activist Alliance (GAA) 1970 - 1973

Box 1 : 28

Gay Alliance Toward Equality date unknown

Box 1 : 29

Gay Community Pamphlets, Vol. 1, No. 1 and 3 1975

Box 1 : 30

Gay Community Services Center date unknown

Box 1 : 31

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) 1970 - 1972

Box 1 : 32

Gay Nurses' Alliance circa 1979

Box 1 : 33

Gay pride festivals and parade flyers 1970 - 1973

Box 1 : 34

Gay Support and Action Group 1974 - 1975

Box 1 : 35

Homophile Action League 1969 - 1971

Box 1 : 36

Janus Society date unknown

Box 1 : 37

Fryer, John E., MD memorial photograph 2003

Box 1 : 38

Kameny, Frank 1969 - 1971

Box 1 : 39

Karlsson, Gene, Open Letter from 1965

Box 2 : 1

Legislation and legal issues 1968 - 1975

Box 2 : 2 - 4

Mattachine Society 1962 - 1969

Box 2 : 2

Mattachine Society of New York 1965

Box 2 : 3

Mattachine Society of Philadelphia 1965

Box 2 : 4

Mattachine Society of Washington 1962 - 1969

Box 2 : 5

Mental health and psychiatry 1964 - 1975

Box 2 : 6

Minnesota Council for the Church and the Homophile 1970 - 1971

Box 2 : 7

National Committee for Sexual Civil Liberties date unknown

Box 2 : 8

National Gay Mobilizing Center date unknown

Box 2 : 9

National Gay Task Force 1969 - 1980

Box 2 : 10

National Institute of Mental Health Task Force on Homosexuality: Final Report and Background Papers 1972

Box 2 : 11

National Organization for Women 1975

Box 2 : 12

North American Conference of Homophile Organizations (NACHO) 1968 - 1969

Box 2 : 13

Parents, children and families 1973 - 1980

Box 2 : 14

People's Party flyer 1972

Box 2 : 15

Philadelphia Gay Movement Conference April 5 - 7, 1974

Box 2 : 16

Police harassment and entrapment circa 1971 - 1980

Box 2 : 17

Queens Liberation Front circa 1971

Box 2 : 18

Religion 1966 - 1976

Box 2 : 19

Society of Individual Rights (SIR) date unknown

Box 2 : 20

Stonewall Chorale program February 9, 1985

Box 2 : 21

Teachers, students and education 1970 - 1976

Box 2 : 22

Tretter (Jean-Nickolaus) Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies 2003 - 2006

Box 2 : 23 - 25

Universities 1965 - 1976

Box 2 : 23

Columbia University Student Homophile League 1967 - 1969

Box 2 : 24

"Gays on Campus," edited by J. Lee Lehmen of the National Gay Student Center for the United States National Student Association 1975

Box 2 : 25

University course descriptions, student papers and educational outreach 1965 - 1976

Box 2 : 26

West Side Discussion Group 1967

Box 2 : 27

Women 1969 - 1974

Box 2 : 28

Leaflets and pamphlets circa 1965 - 1980

Box 3 : 1

News clippings 1964 - 2006