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McGuire (Ruth) Papers
LSC.2194  
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Ruth McGuire Phd was one of the cofounders of The Women's Foundation of California and a member of the Daughters of Bilitis, the first lesbian civil and political rights organization in the United States. In 1968 she published a short story in the lesbian publication The Ladder entitled "The Intake Interview," which dealt with lesbian identity in the context of the mental health profession both as a patient and as a health care provider. This collection contains correspondence, referrals and reports related to preliminary assessments of patients involved in psychoanalysis and/or psychotherapy.
Background
Ruth McGuire Phd was one of the cofounders of The Women's Foundation of California, a publicly supported foundation and grant maker focused on: human trafficking intervention and prevention, lesbian and transgender rights, environmental health, criminal justice work and campaigns to build women's economic security. McGuire was also a member of the Daughters of Bilitis, the first lesbian civil and political rights organization in the United States. She published a short story in the lesbian publication The Ladder in 1968 entitled "The Intake Interview," which dealt with lesbian identity in the context of the mental health profession both as a patient and as a health care provider.
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0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.