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Erickson Educational Foundation Series 1.  1916-1987

Physical Description: 1.2 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises articles of incorporation, minutes, reports, correspondence, clippings, financial records, photographs, newsletters, pamphlets, manuscripts, notes, a pen, a rubber stamp, and other printed material from the Erickson Educational Foundation (EEF), a philanthropic organization established and led by Reed Erickson. Zelda Suplee served as director of EEF and as an assistant to Erickson. Materials in this series include correspondence to and from transsexual or transgender individuals and organizations, documents describing the on-going activities of EEF, as well as educational materials published by EEF for the transsexual community. The majority of the correspondence is to or from Zelda Suplee.

Arrangement note

Folders in this series are arranged alphabetically.
Box 10, Folder 1

Articles of incorporation and amendments 1964-1977

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 10, Folder 2

Board of Directors minutes 1964-1970

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 1, Folder 1-2

Clippings or photocopies of articles 1916-1984

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 1

Erickson Educational Foundation, Reed Erickson or Zelda Suplee 1966-1981

Box 1, Folder 2

Milbank (Isaac) Estate 1916-1984

Box 1, Folder 3-10

Correspondence 1968-1987

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence from transsexuals; transgender individuals 1983-1985

Box 1, Folder 4

1968-1969

Box 1, Folder 5-7

1970-1979

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 1, Folder 8-9

1980-1987

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 10

Undated circa 1973-1985

Box 10, Folder 3

Dolphin communication research and manuscript, by Sandra Katzman 1979-1986

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 10, Folder 4-5

Financial records 1980-1985

Physical Description: [2 oversize folders]
Box 1, Folder 11

Florida House of Representatives. Subcommittee on Health and Rehabilitative Services (Zelda Suplee testimony) 1976

Box 1, Folder 12

Flyer and announcements for International Symposium on Gender Identity 1969-1972

Box 10, Folder 6

Foundation for the Advancement of Canadian Transsexuals 1980

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 1, Folder 13

Grant application form (blank) 1980

Box 1, Folder 14

Grant from the Albert Einstein Medical Center; Daniel Benor 1981

Box 1, Folder 15-16

Hartin, Deborah Marie (born Austin Vincent Hartin) 1976-1980

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence and printed material 1976-1980

Box 1, Folder 16

Photographs 1979

Physical Description: 4 photographs : b&w , col.
Box 1, Folder 17

International Transexual Guidance, Inc. (ITG) 1974

Box 2, Folder 1

Ivanova, Barbara 1982-1983

Box 2, Folder 2

Letterhead No date

Box 2, Folder 3

Manuscripts circa 1970-1979

Box 2, Folder 4

Notes circa 1968-1980

Box 2, Folder 5

Project activity lists 1967-1983

Box 2, Folder 6-16

Publications 1968-1983

Physical Description: [11 folders]
Box 2, Folder 6

Erickson Educational Foundation Newsletter 1968-1983

Box 2, Folder 7

Material for newsletter 1982-1983

Box 2, Folder 8

Brochures No date

Box 2, Folder 9

"Counseling the Transexual: Five Conversations with Professionals in Transexual Therapy" circa 1970-1980

Box 2, Folder 10

"Guidelines for Transexuals" September 1976

Box 2, Folder 11

"Information for the Family of the Transexual" circa 1970-1980

Box 2, Folder 12

"Information on Transexualism for Law Enforcement Officers" August 1973

Box 2, Folder 13

"Legal Aspects of Transexualism; and Information on Administrative Procedures" November 1973

Box 2, Folder 14

"Letter from a Mother"; "Letter from a Brother of a Transexual" circa 1970-1980

Box 2, Folder 15

"An Outline of Medical Management of the Transexual" January 1973

Box 2, Folder 16

"Religious Aspects of Transexualism" circa 1970-1980

Box 2, Folder 17

Referral list and information material circa 1975-1983

Box 2, Folder 18

Reports 1981

Box 2, Folder 19

Testimonials 1972-1976

Box 13, Item 1-2

Ephemera No date

Box 13, Item 1

Pen: Erickson Educational Foundation No date

Box 13, Item 2

Stamp: Dr. Reed Erickson, Erickson Educational Foundation, Ojai Valley Country Club No date

 

ONE, Incorporated and the Institute for the Study of Human Resources (ISHR) Series 2. 1964-1994

Physical Description: 2.0 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series is divided into two subseries: (2.1) General and (2.2) Legal papers.
 

General Subseries 2.1. 1964-1993

Physical Description: 0.7 linear foot.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises correspondence, real estate records, legal papers, financial records and other materials that document Erickson's professional relationship with Dorr Legg, ONE, Incorporated and the Institute for the Study of Human Resources (ISHR). After first meeting Dorr Legg in the early 1960s, Erickson began donating funds to ONE on a regular basis, which was a substantial resource for ONE's on-going research and educational operations. Erickson is also largely responsible for the founding of ISHR, a non-profit organization primarily created to allow ONE to accept charitable donations. The materials in this series document the decades-long relationship between Erickson, ONE, Inc., and ISHR.

Arrangement note

Folders in this subseries are arranged chronologically.
Box 2, Folder 20

Reed Erickson's correspondence with Dorr Legg 1964-1986

Box 10, Folder 7

Erickson Educational Foundation correspondence with ONE, Inc., and the Institute for the Study of Human Resources 1964-1984

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 2, Folder 21

Zelda Suplee correspondence with Dorr Legg 1968-1989

Box 2, Folder 22

General correspondence regarding Reed Erickson and the Milbank Estate 1971-1991

Box 2, Folder 23

ONE Institute honorary degree to Reed Erickson 1982

Box 2, Folder 24

Economic analysis for purchase 1220, 1238 Highland Avenue October 1982

Box 3, Folder 1

Dorr Legg's notes and documents regarding the Milbank Estate 1982-1992

Physical Description: [4 photographs : col.]
Box 3, Folder 2

Acquisition of Milbank Estate from the Church Universal and Triumphant, Inc. 1983

Box 3, Folder 3

Milbank Estate and Country Club Dr. maps circa 1983-1984

Box 3, Folder 4

Dorr Legg correspondence with Thomas Hunter Russell, Esq. 1983-1993

Box 3, Folder 5

Correspondence regarding the attempt to prohibit ONE Institute from the Milbank Estate 1983-1984

Box 3, Folder 6

Correspondence regarding mail theft at the Milbank Estate 1983-1990

Box 3, Folder 7

Milbank Estate security and maintenance records 1983-1984

Box 3, Folder 8

ONE Institute and the Institute for the Study of Human Resources brochures circa 1984

Box 3, Folder 9

Notice of Terminating Tenancy at Will 1984

Box 3, Folder 10

Correspondence regarding Reed Erickson's health 1984-1986

Box 3, Folder 11

Documents from Reed Erickson's employees 1984-1985

Box 3, Folder 12

Erickson's attorney contracts and financial records 1984-1985

Box 3, Folder 13

Preliminary investigations 1984-1987

Box 3, Folder 14

Institute for the Study of Human Resources. Property tax penalties 1985-1992

Box 3, Folder 15

Eviction notice for Monica Erickson 1990

Box 3, Folder 16

Inventory of missing file drawers 1990

Box 3, Folder 17

Milbank Estate architectural conservation invoice 1991

Box 3, Folder 18

Photocopies of Milbank Estate titles and deeds 1992

Box 10, Folder 8

Miscellaneous notes regarding Reed Erickson No date

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
 

Legal papers Subseries 2.2. 1984-1994

Physical Description: 1.3 linear feet.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises legal records, correspondence and other materials related to the legal disputes between Erickson and ONE, Incorporated, over the Milbank Estate, a real estate property that was purchased by Erickson in 1983 and subsequently used as the offices for ONE, Inc. and the Institute for the Study of Human Relations (ISHR). Monica Erickson, Reed Erickson's daughter, took over her father's estate as his mental health started to deteriorate while living in Mexico.

Arrangement note

Folders in this subseries have been grouped by legal case number and arranged chronologically.
Box 3, Folder 19

Case #C508225 - Coates vs. ONE, Inc., et al. 1984

Box 3, Folder 20-23

Case #C541097 - Legg vs. Erickson, et al. 1984-1989

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 3, Folder 20

Correspondence 1984-1988

Box 10, Folder 9

Notes and correspondence 1985

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 3, Folder 21

Summons 1985-1986

Box 3, Folder 22

Cross-complaint 1985-1986

Box 3, Folder 23

Dorr Legg's interrogatories and proof of physical or emotional distress 1985-1989

Box 4, Folder 1

Answers to interrogatories circa 1985

Box 4, Folder 2

Order to strike answer; cross-complaint from Reed Erickson 1985-1986

Box 4, Folder 3

Demand for entry 1987-1988

Box 4, Folder 4

Request to enter default 1988

Box 4, Folder 5-9

Case #C654659 - Lee vs. ONE, Inc. 1985-1988

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 4, Folder 5

Correspondence 1985-1988

Box 4, Folder 6

Summons 1987

Box 4, Folder 7

Request for default 1987

Box 4, Folder 8

Interrogatories and answers 1987-1988

Box 4, Folder 9

Settlement 1988

Box 4, Folder 10-18

Case #C693216 - Monica Erickson vs. Institute for the Study of Human Resources (ISHR), et al. 1985-1989

Physical Description: [9 folders]
Box 4, Folder 10

Exhibits 1985-1986

Box 4, Folder 11

Correspondence 1988-1989

Box 4, Folder 12

Summons 1988

Box 4, Folder 13

Notice of ruling determining #C499120 1988

Box 4, Folder 14

Interrogatories and requests for study of ISHR 1988-1989

Box 4, Folder 15

Interrogatories to Dorr Legg 1988

Box 4, Folder 16

Responses and objections 1988

Box 4, Folder 17

Notice of depositions of Monica Erickson 1988

Box 4, Folder 18

Request for statement of decision 1989

Box 4, Folder 19-20

Case #C499120 - Erickson vs. Legg, et al. 1984-1994

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 5, Folder 1-11

Case #C499120 - Erickson vs. Legg, et al. 1984-1994

Physical Description: [11 folders]
Box 4, Folder 19

Summons May - June 1984

Box 4, Folder 20

Trial brief; deposition 1984-1986

Box 5, Folder 1

Declaration of 4-hour notice 1984-1985

Box 5, Folder 2

Declarations 1984-1990

Box 5, Folder 3

Restraining order 1984-1985

Box 5, Folder 4

Preliminary injunction; post of cash bond April 1985

Box 5, Folder 5

Preliminary injunction against Blue Chip Van Lines May 1985

Box 5, Folder 6

Notice of motion; motion to withdraw; memorandum July 1985

Box 5, Folder 7

Report on Reed Erickson made by psychiatrist, T.E.A. von Dedenroth 1986-1989

Box 5, Folder 8

Deposition; production of records and documents 1986-1989

Box 5, Folder 9

Notice of ruling June 1986

Box 5, Folder 10-11

Correspondence 1987-1994

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 5, Folder 12-18

Case #C499120 (consolidated with C502792, C501097, C693216) - Erickson vs. Legg, et al. 1989-1994

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 5, Folder 12

Settlement 1989-1992

Box 5, Folder 13

Exhibits circa 1989

Box 5, Folder 14

Statement of tentative decision 1989-1990

Box 5, Folder 15

Judgments 1990-1994

Box 5, Folder 16

Notice of appeal June 1990

Box 5, Folder 17

Declaration of opposition to motion 1993-1994

Box 5, Folder 18

Stipulations 1993-1994

Box 5, Folder 19-20

Case #P63509 - Conservatorship of Reed Erickson Estate 1987-1992

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 10, Folder 10

Case #P63509 - Conservatorship of Reed Erickson Estate 1987-1992

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 5, Folder 19

Correspondence 1987-1989

Box 10, Folder 10

Exhibits circa 1991

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 5, Folder 20

Notice of payments on accounts of attorneys fees 1991-1992

Box 5, Folder 21

Case #C741682 - One, Inc., et al. vs. Erickson, et al. 1989

Box 6, Folder 1-3

Case #B051473 - Erickson vs. Legg, et al. (Appeal of #C499120) 1990-1992

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 6, Folder 1

Briefs 1990-1992

Box 6, Folder 2

Correspondence 1991-1992

Box 6, Folder 3

Appeal of #C499120 February 1992

Box 6, Folder 4

Case #BC056148 - Erickson vs. Legg, et al. Summons 1992

Box 6, Folder 5-6

Case #P68206 1992-1993

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 6, Folder 5

Notice of Petition to Administer Estate 1992

Box 6, Folder 6

Withdrawal of creditor's claim 1993

 

Personal Series 3.  1964-1992

Physical Description: 1.0 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of correspondence, family- and health-related materials, financial investment records, income tax returns, writings and notes related to Reed Erickson's personal life. In particular, this series includes materials documenting Erickson's drug-related arrests in California and his years living in Mexico. This series also includes a number of Erickson's diary-like writings and handwritten notes describing his thoughts and feelings.

Arrangement note

Erickson's last will and testament as well as family-related materials are at the beginning of this series. The remaining folders are arranged alphabetically.
Box 10, Folder 11

Last will and testament of Reed Erickson 1992

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 6, Folder 7

Family 1979-1984

Box 10, Folder 12-15

Family 1979-1984

Physical Description: [4 oversize folders]
Box 6, Folder 7

Seth Erickson's school education 1982

Box 10, Folder 12

Monica and Seth Erickson's school work 1979-1982

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 10, Folder 13

Divorce from Evangelina Narkis Erickson 1983-1984

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 10, Folder 14

Divorce from Aileen Ashton 1984

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 10, Folder 15

Aileen Ashton legal papers 1979

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 6, Folder 8

Address book No date

Box 6, Folder 9

Brochures circa 1966-1990

Box 10, Folder 16

California vs. Erickson (Ventura County drug arrest and felony charge) 1983-1985

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 6, Folder 10-13

Company investments 1971-1986

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 11, Folder 1-8

Company investments 1971-1986

Physical Description: [8 oversize folders]
Box 6, Folder 10

Amoco Production Company vs. Reed Erickson 1980

Box 11, Folder 1

Bache Halsey Stuart Shields, Inc. 1980-1981

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 6, Folder 11-13

Gauguin, Inc. bank statements and financial records 1973-1980

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 11, Folder 2-3

Grand Cayman Trust; correspondence 1973-1980

Physical Description: [2 oversize folders]
Box 11, Folder 4

Grand Cayman Trust statements of account 1971-1981

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 11, Folder 5-8

Oil leases and investment deeds 1976-1986

Physical Description: [4 oversize folders]
Box 7, Folder 1-4

Correspondence 1977-1987

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 7, Folder 1-3

General 1977-1987

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 7, Folder 4

Evangelina Erickson No date

Box 7, Folder 5

Financial donations 1980-1983

Box 11, Folder 9

Financial records 1980-1992

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 9, Item 7

Holy Bible [annotated] 1980

Box 11, Folder 10-11

Income tax returns 1970-1986

Physical Description: [2 oversize folders]
Box 12, Folder 1-8

Income tax returns 1970-1986

Physical Description: [8 oversize folders]
Box 7, Folder 6

Mexican medical reports 1985

Box 7, Folder 7

Notebook with notes for an unidentified play No date

Box 7, Folder 8

Parapsychology institutes 1981-1985

Box 7, Folder 9-10

Religion 1980-1986

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 7, Folder 11-12

Travels 1978-1985

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 12, Folder 9

Travels 1978-1985

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 7, Folder 11

Proof of travel to see assets 1983-1985

Box 7, Folder 12

Travel expenses 1978-1980

Box 12, Folder 9

Hotel Jacarandas time sheets 1981

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 12, Folder 10-11

Writings, notes and drawings No date

Physical Description: [2 oversize folders]
 

Resources and research material Series 4. 1963-1992

Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of pamphlets, clippings, journal articles, and other informational material about transgenderism, transsexualism, gender dysphoria, gender identity and related subject matter. It includes publications by other gender identity research organizations that existed at the time, including Interplast, Outreach Institute, Janus Information Facility, and Sex Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS).

Arrangement note

Folders in this series are arranged alphabetically.
Box 7, Folder 13-16

Articles, clippings and reprints 1967-1990

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 8, Folder 1

Articles, clippings and reprints 1967-1990

Box 8, Folder 2

Benjamin, Harry and Charles Ihlenfeld articles 1963-1979

Box 8, Folder 3-8

Clark, Joanna M. 1978-1986

Physical Description: [6 folders]
Box 8, Folder 3

"Transsexualism: A Bibliography" 1985

Box 8, Folder 4

"Transsexualism: Counseling the Transsexual" 1987

Box 8, Folder 5

"Transsexualism: Health Insurance" 1985

Box 8, Folder 6

"Transsexualism: Information for the Family" 1986

Box 8, Folder 7

"Transsexualism: Legal Aspects of Transsexualism" 1978-1986

Box 8, Folder 8

"Transsexualism: Religious Aspects" 1986

Box 8, Folder 9

"Gender dysphoria: a selective bibliography," by Lori Eggert 1987

Box 8, Folder 10

Gender dysphoria teams and surgeons list circa 1978

Box 8, Folder 11

Interplast, Inc. 1982-1983

Box 8, Folder 12

Janus Information Facility information resource booklets for transsexuals 1977-1980

Box 8, Folder 13-14

Money, John 1991-1992

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 8, Folder 13

Correspondence and article clippings 1991-1992

Box 8, Folder 14

"Micropenis: Gender, Erotosexual Coping Strategy, and Behavioral Health in Nine Pediatric Cases Followed to Adulthood," manuscript by John Money, Gregory K. Lehne, and Frantz Pierre-Jerome 1983

Box 8, Folder 15-16

Manuscripts circa 1970-1980

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 8, Folder 15

"An exploratory survey of the psycho-social aspects of 100 male and 30 female transsexuals," by Richard Browne 1971

Box 8, Folder 16

"The transsexual: deviant behavior or the psychic-hermaphrodite?" by Elliot Blackstone No date

Box 8, Folder 17

Outreach Institute 1980

Box 8, Folder 18

Renaissance: Gender Identity Services No date

Box 8, Folder 19

Sex Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) 1968

Box 8, Folder 20

World University of America 1983

 

Photographs Series 5. circa 1917 - 1985

Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises photographs related to Erickson and his personal life. In particular, Erickson's photo album entitled "Eric's Ego Trip" includes 65 photographs of Erickson and his family at various stages in his life, including his younger years when he lived as a female.
Box 9, Item 1

"Eric Ego Trip" [photo album] circa 1917-1971

General Physical Description note: [65 photographs : b&w , col.]

Scope and Contents note

Numerous photographs of Reed Erickson from birth through 1967. Included are photographs of Erickson with family and friends, including Daisy Erickson and Aileen Ashton.
Box 9, Folder 2

Monica Ruth Erickson 1968

General Physical Description note: [1 photograph : col.]
Box 9, Folder 3

Callon Petroleum Company 1982-1983

General Physical Description note: [2 photographs : b&w , col.]
Box 9, Folder 4

Male-to-female transsexual surgery; Northwestern University circa 1965-1980

General Physical Description note: [10 photographs : b&w.]
Box 9, Folder 5

Rita Martinez; Central Park No date

General Physical Description note: [1 photograph : col.]
Box 9, Folder 6

Ojai Valley school purchase; Reed Erickson and Seth Erickson circa 1980

General Physical Description note: [4 photographs : col.]
 

Audiotape Series 6. 1969-1972

Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises reel-to-reel audiotapes, 1969-1972, with recordings of workshops and presentations on transsexual, transgender and gender identity issues.

Arrangement note

Items in this series are arranged chronologically.
Item ARR0117

First International Symposium on Gender Identity, London. Reel No. 1 - Prof. Dewhurst, Chairman (Side 1); Dr. Scott, Dr. Randall (Side 2) July 1969

General Physical Description note: 1 audio reel (1/4 in.)
Item ARR0118

First International Symposium on Gender Identity, London. Reel No. 2 - Drs. Oremland, Anderson, Kloucak (Side 1); Mrs. Margaret Branch (Side 2) July 1969

General Physical Description note: 1 audio reel (1/4 in.)
Item ARR0119

First International Symposium on Gender Identity, London. Reel No. 3 - Dr. Richard Green, Dr. John Money July 1969

General Physical Description note: 1 audio reel (1/4 in.)
Item ARR0120

First International Symposium on Gender Identity, London. Reel No. 5 - Doreen Cordell, Antony Grey; Director, Albany Trust; conclusion - Prof. Dewhurst; press conference July 1969

General Physical Description note: 1 audio reel (1/4 in.)
Item ARR0121

Erickson Educational Foundation meeting; Sheraton Charles Hotel January 16, 1971

General Physical Description note: 1 audio reel (1/4 in.)
Item ARR0122

Erickson Educational Foundation meeting; workshop on transsexualism; Sheraton Charles Hotel, New Orleans, LA. January 17, 1971

General Physical Description note: 1 audio reel (1/4 in.)
Item ARR0123

Meeting on transsexualism; lecture by Dr. C Ihlenfeld November 29, 1972

General Physical Description note: 1 audio reel (1/4 in.)