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Finding Aid to the Bobbi Campbell Diary, 1983-1984
MSS 96-33  
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Description
The diary of Bobbi Campbell, nurse, nurse practitioner student, and self-identified "AIDS Poster Boy." Campbell was one of the first, and most public People with AIDS (PWA's), speaking at numerous conferences and other events. The diary runs from July 1983 through February 1984 and is a very frank description of his life and activities during these seven months. Numerous snapshots are also included in the collection.
Background
Bobbi Campbell was born January 29, 1951. He was "thirty-one and a half" when he started this journal on July 28, 1983. He was one of the early men diagnosed with AIDS. Bobbi Campbell worked as a nurse and then sought further training as a nurse practitioner. Campbell also lectured and appeared at conferences and symposia as the "AIDS Poster Boy," and was active with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
Extent
Number of containers: 1 box Linear feet: .25
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manager of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management 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 by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.