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Glazier (Henry S.) papers
Coll2014-044  
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  • Biography
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Other Finding Aids

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Henry S. Glazier papers
    creator: Glazier, Henry
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2014-044
    Physical Description: 0.2 Linear Feet 1 carton.
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1990
    Abstract: Correspondence, meeting minutes, clippings, and legal papers, 1949-1990, from Henry S. Glazier. Glazier served as chairman of the Jewish Big Brothers of the Jewish Board of Guardians, and as director of the Big Brothers of America in the 1950s. The bulk of the materials document his involvement in BBA and his appeal in the 1970s to change its policy on banning gay men from membership.
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    Biography

    Henry S. Glazier, Jr., graduated from the Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, in 1928, and later attended the Collegiate School in New York City, New York. During World War II, he served in the United States Air Force.
    Following the war, he became active in the Jewish Big Brothers of the Jewish Board of Guardians, where he served as chairman from 1949-1951. He then became director of Big Brothers of America, and also served on its executive committee.
    From the 1960s through the 1980s, Glazier was trustee of the Glazier Family Foundation.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries 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.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Henry S. Glazier Papers, Coll2014-044, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, August 2014.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection comprises correspondence, meeting minutes, clippings, and legal papers, 1949-1990, from Henry S. Glazier. The bulk of the materials document Glazier's involvement in the Jewish Big Brothers and the Big Brothers of America and his appeal in the 1970s to change its policy on banning gay men from membership. The collection also includes appeal letters Glazier sent to several New York organizations and academic institutions urging for anti-discrimination policies regarding homosexuals; and photocopies of gay-related legal documents sent out by the New York Civil Liberties Union.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged alphabetically.

    Other Finding Aids

    Unconfirmed related family materials - Glazier family papers, BANC MSS 2010/698, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay youth
    Jews -- Charities
    Youth--Services for
    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America
    Jewish Board of Guardians