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Dorothy Fowler papers
2014-11  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Dorothy Fowler papers
    Dates: circa 1986-2013
    Collection Number: 2014-11
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1.4 linear feet
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: Dorothy “Dotty” Ann Fowler (1927-2013) was raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1966, came out and lived openly as a lesbian and devoted herself to improving the lives of LGBT people, especially elders. She received many awards in recognition of her work with LGBT seniors. She had an avid love of boats and sailed into her 70s. Fowler received her MFA in creative writing from San Francisco State in 2005. The bulk of the collection consists of her poetry.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Dorothy Fowler papers. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Jamie Wasson, via Beverly Dahlen and Victoria Hack, on August 4, 2014.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Dorothy “Dotty” Ann Fowler (1927-2013) was raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1966, came out and lived openly as a lesbian and devoted herself to improving the lives of LGBT people, especially elders. She received many awards in recognition of her work with LGBT seniors. She had an avid love of boats and sailed into her 70s. Fowler received her MFA in creative writing from San Francisco State in 2005. The bulk of the collection consists of her poetry.

    Indexing Terms

    Aging
    Literature
    Lesbians