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Roberto Jesus Vargas diaries
2008-45  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Roberto Jesus Vargas diaries
    Dates: 1978-1996
    Collection Number: 2008-45
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 manuscript box
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: This collection contains 10 diaries documenting the life of Roberto Jesus Vargas from 1978 to 1996. Vargas was a community and AIDS activist in Sonoma County and a columnist for "We the People." Born in Cuba in 1954, Vargas was sent to live in Florida in 1960 and was raised by his aunt and her female partner. He was a longtime Bay Area resident, having lived in San Francisco, Marin and Santa Rosa. Vargas died in 1997. There are also some miscellaneous writings and biographical material.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Roberto Jesus Vargas diaries. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Rane R. Richardson on February 11, 2008.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains 10 diaries documenting the life of Roberto Jesus Vargas from 1978 to 1996. Vargas was a community and AIDS activist in Sonoma County and a columnist for "We the People." Born in Cuba in 1954, Vargas was sent to live in Florida in 1960 and was raised by his aunt and her female partner. He was a longtime Bay Area resident, having lived in San Francisco, Marin and Santa Rosa. Vargas died in 1997. There are also some miscellaneous writings and biographical material. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000521; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_007641; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_008497

    Indexing Terms

    Gay men
    AIDS (disease)
    Latinx people
    Journalism
    Latinos