Dorothy Fowler papers

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2020


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