This collection comprises the papers of Robert R. Hodges, professor emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at California
State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and activist in the gay liberation movement in Southern California and nationally in the
1970s and 1980s. His papers include minutes and other administrative material from national and Los Angeles chapter meetings
of the Gay Academic Union (GAU), a variety of GAU newsletters, and other materials relating to scholarly conferences held
by the GAU. His papers also contain a small quantity of research files, as well as files relating to the Orange County chapter
of the Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club (a gay political group), the Modern Language Association (MLA) Gay Caucus, gays in
the military and the ROTC on CSU campuses (ca. 1990-1992), activism against the Briggs Initiative (Proposition 6), and other
gay issues on the CSUF campus.
Robert R. Hodges is a professor emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at California State University, Fullerton,
who was active in the gay liberation movement in Southern California and nationally in the 1970s and 1980s. He was a charter
member of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Western Gay Academic Union (GAU) in 1976 and served on the national Board
of Directors for the GAU as a representative of the Los Angeles chapter.
1.3 linear feet
(1 box and 1 oversize folder)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
The collection is open for research.