Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding aid for the Marilyn Murphy Papers LSC.2226
LSC.2226  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (104.79 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Marilyn Murphy was a lesbian activist and author. She had a long-running column, "Lesbian Logic," in Lesbian News in the 1980s and a selection of her columns appeared in the 1991 book, Are You Girls Traveling Alone? She was an active member of the organization Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) and the Califia Community along with Diane F. Germain. The collection consists of several of Murphy's published and unpublished works, including a copy of her book, as well as correspondence, ephemera, and audiovisual materials.
Background
Marilyn Murphy was a lesbian activist and author. She had a long-running column, "Lesbian Logic," in Lesbian News in the 1980s and a selection of her columns appeared in the 1991 book, Are You Girls Traveling Alone? She was an active member of the organization Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) and the Califia Community along with Diane F. Germain. Murphy died in 2004 and is survived by her partner, Irene Weiss, co-founder of the Califia Community.
Extent
1.4 linear feet (1 carton, 1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.