Lindy McKnight collection

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GLBT Historical Society
989 Market Street, Lower Level
San Francisco, California 94103
(415) 777-5455
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2022


Descriptive Summary

Title: Lindy McKnight collection
Dates: circa 1974-1989
Collection Number: 2006-29
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 7 linear feet
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: The Lindy McKnight collection contains documents, medals, t-shirts and warm up jackets from Gay Games I and II in San Francisco in 1982 and 1986. McKnight was a National Co-Chair of the the Racquetball Committee for the 1986 Games and won gold and silver medals in the sport. In addition to materials about the racquetball competition at the Games, there are also assorted t-shirts from lesbian softball teams, and materials related to the Artemis Cafe, including clippings, ephemera, t-shirts and a jacket. This collection also includes McKnight's lecture notes from her time teaching at CCSF, materials from Bay Area Women's Professional Sports groups, and various magazines including Country Women, Outlook, Dyke, and Deneuve.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research. Mailing lists and other records holding the names, addresses, and/or phone numbers of individuals will be restricted for 20 years.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item]. Lindy McKnight collection. Collection Number: 2006-29. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lindy McKnight on March 5, 2005. Additional materials donated July 2022.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Lindy McKnight collection contains documents, medals, t-shirts and warm up jackets from Gay Games I and II in San Francisco in 1982 and 1986. McKnight was a National Co-Chair of the the Racquetball Committee for the 1986 Games and won gold and silver medals in the sport. In addition to materials about the racquetball competition at the Games, there are also assorted t-shirts from lesbian softball teams, and materials related to the Artemis Cafe, including clippings, ephemera, t-shirts and a jacket. This collection also includes McKnight's lecture notes from her time teaching at CCSF, materials from Bay Area Women's Professional Sports groups, and various magazines including Country Women, Outlook, Dyke, and Deneuve. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_008529; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000381

Indexing Terms

Sports
Lesbians