Transsexual News Telegraph papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Transsexual News Telegraph papers
Dates: 1994-2000
Collection Number: 2003-33
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (2 cartons)
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: The TNT (Transsexual News Telegraph) records contain the working files of “Gail Sondegaard,” the pseudonymous editor and publisher of TNT from 1993 to 2000. This diverse collection contains materials related to the newsletter’s publication, as well as a substantial sampling of Sondegaard’s correspondence with readers, including a number of transgender prisoners.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright to material has not been transferred to the GLBT Historical Society. All requests for reproductions and/or permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the GLBT Historical Society Archivist. Permission for reproductions and/or permission to publish or quote from material is given on behalf of the GLBT Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item]. Transsexual News Telegraph papers. Collection Number: 2003-33. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to the GLBT Historical Society by “Gail Sondegaard” in 2003.

Biography/Administrative History

The TNT (Transsexual News Telegraph) records contain the working files of “Gail Sondegaard,” the pseudonymous editor and publisher of TNT from 1993 to 2000. TNT began as a publication called Rites of Passage, edited by Anne Ogborn; after two issues, Sondegaard took over and renamed the newsletter.

Scope and Content of Collection

This diverse collection contains materials related to the newsletter’s publication, as well as a substantial sampling of Sondegaad’s correspondence with readers, including a number of transgender prisoners. The newsletter materials include correspondence with contributors, in-depth notes and drafts arranged by issue, interviews, unpublished submissions (including an interview with Leslie Feinberg and an essay by Susan Stryker), and subject files (including a number of printouts from email lists and early websites, documenting the nascent online subculture of transgender people). GSSO Linked Terms:: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000130

Indexing Terms

Transgender people

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