Finding aid of the Fernando Aguayo-Garcia Papers

Aguayo-Garcia, Fernando
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
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The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Finding aid of the Fernando Aguayo-Garcia Papers

Collection number: 1999-21

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

San Francisco, California
Processed by:
Josué Hurtado
Date Completed:
2005
Encoded by:
Rebekah Kim
© 2006 The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fernando Aguayo-Garcia Papers
Dates: 1990-1991
Collection number: 1999-21
Creator: Aguayo-Garcia, Fernando
Collection Size: 1.25 linear feet 1 carton
Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94105
Abstract: Small Collection of Queer and AIDS activist ephemera, part of the AIDS activist collective, Boy with Arms Akimbo.
Physical location: Stored at the Archives of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society in San Francisco, California
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright to unpublished manuscript materials has been transferred to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fernando Aguayo-Garcia Papers, 1999-21, The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Library by Fernando Aguayo-Garcia on May 6 1999, with an accretion on March 22, 2000.

Biography / Administrative History

Fernando Aguayo-Garcia lived in San Francisco for over a decade during the 1990s. He moved to London in 2000. Aguayo-Garcia was active in the activist organizations Queer Nation/San Francisco as well as Bad Cop/No Donut. He went on to found efficy metals, an S and M and kink jewelry catalog where he sold his own designs. His company remains in business at .com

Scope and Content of Collection

This small collection consists of stickers, flyers, and AIDS or Queer awareness campaign posters that were placed around San Francisco and other cities. These materials are significant in that they illustrate the conscious raising activities of AIDS and Queer activists during the early 1990s.
The collection consists of one series: Ephemera.

Indexing Terms

AIDS
Queer Nation (Organization)
San Francisco (Calif.)

Related Material

Boy With Arms Akimbo

Collection Contents

 

Series 1.  Ephemera 1990-1991

Creator: Fernando Aguayo-Garcia
Physical Description: 1 box

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes, safe sex stickers, flyers, and a poster critical of the administration of President George H. W. Bush as well as a series of posters that were part of a safe sex campaign illustrating various safe sex activities (the "Safe/Unsafe" campaign). Also in this collection are posters from the "Just Sex/Sex Is" campaign which "challenged viewers to deconstruct their own sexual ideology." In the first folder in the series contains a document produced by the Queer activist collective "Boy With Arms Akimbo/Girl With Arms Akimbo" about their activities.
box-folder 1/1

Boy With Arms Akimbo/Girl With Arms Akimbo, 1990

box-folder 1/2

Posters, 1990-1991

box-folder 1/3

Flyers and Stickers, 1990-1991