Stuart Loomis papers

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GLBT Historical Society
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San Francisco, California 94103
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2022


Descriptive Summary

Title: Stuart Loomis papers
Dates: circa 1973-1995
Collection Number: 2002-37
Creator/Collector: Loomis, Stuart
Extent: 1.2 linear feet
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: The Stuart Loomis papers contain materials related to organizations and cultural events in which this longtime San Francisco resident participated. Loomis, a World War II veteran, was a professor at San Francisco State University.
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]. Stuart Loomis papers. Collection Number: 2002-37. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stuart Loomis on February 19, 2003.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Stuart Loomis papers contain materials related to organizations and cultural events in which this longtime San Francisco resident participated. Loomis, a World War II veteran, was a professor at San Francisco State University. His collection includes board materials, correspondence, financial records, memos and newsletters from Operation Concern and other LGBT counseling groups and services; conference materials from the National Gay Health Foundation; clippings and an annual report from Huckleberry House; materials related to the Wednesday Forum; press releases, reviews and tributes to filmmaker Arthur Bresson, Jr. and his movies, “Gay USA” and “Buddies”; correspondence and other materials related to the World War II Project and the documentary “Coming Out Under Fire”; and graphics related to Hot Flash. The collection also includes ephemera, photographs, screenplays, and the essay, "Pygmalion Is Galatea: An Etiology of a Remarkable Case of Male Transvestism,” by Stuart Allen. The Historical Society also holds a number of oral histories with Loomis. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_005822; http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MESH/D008603; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C16529

Indexing Terms

Gay men
Veterans
Mental Health
Education