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Guide to the Robert R. Hodges Papers
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Briggs Initiative (No on Proposition 6): information mailings, clippings, and bumper sticker 1977-1978

 

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)

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Academic Senate ban on ROTC presence in campus correspondence, resolutions, and other material 1990-1991

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Anti-gay Daily Titan (student newspaper) clippings and correspondence 1978-1979

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Gays at CSUF fliers and other material 1978-1982

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Clippings 1977-1981

Scope and Content Note

Includes topics such as the Briggs Initiative, gays in the arts and academia, Anita Bryant, homosexuality and Christianity, and the politics of gay rights.
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Correspondence to and from Hodges 1977-1983

Scope and Content Note

Primarily relates to organizing GAU conference programs.
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Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club planning material for a "two-party" barbeque and roast 1989-1990

 

Gay Academic Union (GAU)

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Correspondence relating to the national organization 1979

 

Events

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Awards banquet programs 1978-1979

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GAU 5 national conference program and correspondence 1978

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GAU 6 national conference correspondence, programs, and other planning material 1979

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GAU 7 national conference material and notes 1980

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Gaythink Two, Gaythink Three, and Gaythink Four conference programs, fliers, and article from Patchwork, the newsletter of the California Association of Gay Student Organizations 1976-1978

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Symposium 76 program 1976

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Los Angeles chapter events fliers and notes 1976-1980

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Word is out: stories of some of our lives (documentary film) press kit and review 1978

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Minutes, operational documents, and other organizational material for the national organization and California chapters 1977-1979

Scope and Content Note

Includes a photocopy of a letter from Adrienne Rich detailing her reasons for declining the 1978 GAU Award for Literature.
 

Publications

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Los Angeles chapter newsletter 1977-1983

Scope and Content Note

Also includes a newsletter published following the organization's change of name to the Lesbian and Gay Academic Union (LGAU).
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Los Angeles and San Francisco chapters joint Western Gay Academic Union Newsletter 1976-1977

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National organization newsletter 1978-1983

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New York chapter Gay Books Bulletin 1979-1980

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Newsletter article drafts by unidentified authors circa 1978-1979

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Gay organizations and businesses in California: newsletters and other material 1976-1994

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Gay organizations and businesses outside of California: brochures and other material 1978-1979

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Gays in the military: correspondence 1990-1991

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Integrity, Inc. organizational documents and national convention material 1988-1993

Biography/Organization History

Integrity Inc. is a gay and lesbian ministry in the Episcopal Church.
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Los Angeles Men's Collective newsletter 1979

 

Modern Language Association (MLA)

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Gay Caucus for the Modern Languages: Gay Studies Newsletter 1976-1980

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Memoranda, calls for papers, and other material 1976-1979

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Newsletters 1977-1982

 

Writings by Hodges

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"The Bloomsbury group: prelude to gay liberation" drafts and research material 1976

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Drafts and notes on a variety of issues relating to gay rights activism and gay in literature circa 1976-1985

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"The gay book report" column for the Lesbian and Gay Academic Union Newsletter (Los Angeles chapter) 1981-1984

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"Gay themes in Joseph Conrad" drafts circa 1975-1980

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"Lesbian images in mystery fiction" drafts 1979

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Research materials, clippings, and data circa 1976-1985

 

Writings by other academics on gay-related themes

Scope and Content Note

Writings are primarily drafts submitted for GAU or MLA conferences.
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Cady-Hayes 1976-1978

Scope and Content Note

Includes "Housemen and the struggle for a homosexual voice" -- "Gay genocide: from Leviticus to Hitler" -- "Eros, myth, and stigma: the historical semantics of sexual intolerance" -- "Who hid lesbian history?" -- "The forty years' influence of Stephen Gordon" -- "The universal passion: a gay revisionist reading of The Bostonians" -- "Paul Verlaine: joyous wanderings and the crimes of love" -- "Front runner: the gay 'breakthrough' novel or new stereotype?: an enquiry with notes on the screen adaptation" -- "Gayspeak" -- "Notes on the role of language in the assessment and evaluation of sexual identity and sexual behavior."
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Hayes, Joseph J.: "Language and language behavior of lesbian women and gay men" drafts circa 1978-1980

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Lombardi, Michael A.: "Research on homosexuality in nineteenth-century Germany" 1978

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Lynch-Zimmerman 1976-1980

Scope and Content Note

Includes " 'We who are variants': a brief tradition in gay male poetry?" -- "Sexual and group relations in 'May day': fear and longing" -- "Sexist slang and the gay community: are you one, too?" -- "Homosexuality and the sociological perspective: from perversion to deviance to sex roles?" -- "What has never been: an overview of lesbian feminist literary criticism."