Guide to the Sue Rochman Papers

Ryan Cartwright
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
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The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Sue Rochman Papers

Collection number: 2005-13

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

San Francisco, California
Processed by:
Ryan Cartwright
Date Completed:
August 2006
Encoded by:
Marjorie Bryer
© 2006 The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sue Rochman papers
Dates: 1988-1991
Collection number: 2005-13
Creator: Rochman, Sue
Collection Size: 3 folders (approximately .25 linear feet).
Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94105
Abstract: These files contain the research and notes of journalist Sue Rochman on HIV/AIDS and prison populations. Materials include correspondence from prisoners and prison activists, published articles, reports by government agencies and non-profit organizations, and handwritten notes from interviews, conversations, and readings. Most pertain to prisons in New York, California, Florida,Texas, Missouri, Louisiana, and Alabama and were created between 1988-1991.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open for research. Unless they indicate otherwise, names of correspondents are restricted for twenty years, until November 2, 2024, at the request of the donor.

Publication Rights

Copyright to unpublished manuscript materials created by the donor has been transferred to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.

Preferred Citation

Sue Rochman papers, 2005-13, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Archives by Sue Rochman, November 2, 2004.

Biography

Sue Rochman is a freelance health journalist from the San Francisco Bay Area specializing in oncology and HIV. She is a contributing editor for Mamm, editor-at-large for HIVPlus, medical editor for SusanLoveMD.com and has been a regular contributor to the Advocate, Training & Conditioning, GayHealth.com and numerous other publications.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection includes Sue Rochman’s research notes on HIV in prison from the late 1980s and early 1990s. Documents include correspondence from HIV positive prisoners and prison activitists, copies of published articles and government agency reports (from sources including the Correctional Association of New York, New York state statutes, ACT-UP, National Lawyer’s Guild, ACLU, World Health organization, U.S. News and World Report, and college newspapers), and handwritten notes based on interviews, conversations, and other research. The collection includes three folders. The first folder contains Rochman’s correspondence with prisoners and activists. The materials in the second folder are articles, reports, and research notes focusing on New York state, while the third folder includes articles, reports, and research notes pertaining to California, Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Alabama, as well as New York state.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by type of material. The original order was maintained.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Rochman, Sue
HIV/AIDS awareness
Prisoners -- Medical Care
AIDS activists

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Collection Contents

Box/Folder 1/1

Correspondence with prisoners and activists

Box/Folder 1/2

Research Notes: New York state

Box/Folder 1/3

Research Notes: Miscellaneous