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Finding Aid for the Sue Prosin Papers LSC.2225
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Box 1, Folders 1-2

Coursework 1959-1965

Scope and Content

Papers, drafts of papers, notes and research materials from Prosin's undergraduate course work.
Box 1, Folder 3

Planner 1961-1962

Box 1, Folder 5

Clippings 1962-1986

Scope and Content

Clippings of news stories concerning activism by Sue Prosin and about her mother, Frieda Trebor, the first occupational therapist in California.
Box 1, Folder 5

Assorted materials 1961-1986

Scope and Content

Includes a flyer, notes, and a card to June Mazer and Bunny MacCulloch.
Box 1, Folder 6

Daughters of Bilitis Second National Convention 1962

Scope and Content

Prosin's resume, copies of several different articles, and other materials regarding the presentation of her paper "A Study in Minority Action" at the Daughters of Bilitis Second National Convention.
Box 1, Folder 7

"The Concept of the Lesbian, a Minority in Reverse" by Sue Prosin 1962-1963

Scope and Content

Drafts, correspondences, and notes for the publication of Prosin's article, presented at the Daughters of Bilitis Second National Convention under the title of "A Study in Minority Action."
Box 1, Folder 8

Resource books 1977-1979

Scope and Content

The Blue Book: A Guide to Gay and Lesbian LA (1979) and LA Women's Yellow Pages (1977)
Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence circa 1965-1985

Box 1, Folder 10

Negatives (photographs) undated

Box 1, Folder 11

Recipes, poems, notes circa 1951-1953

Scope and Content

Poems, clippings, notes and personal writings of Sue Prosin.
Box 2, Folder 1

Writings undated

Scope and Content

"The Lesbian: A Study in Self-Image and Role Playing Patterns" and "The Concept of the Lesbian: A Minority in Reverse" by Sue Prosin.
Box 2, Folders 2-13

Butch-femme study 1960-1965

Scope and Content

Contains notes on observations, research literature, research design materials, interviews with couples, data tabulation sheets, research proposals and survey materials for a study on butch-femme relationships and gendered dynamics by Sue Prosin.
Box 3

Audiovisual materials 1960-1981

Scope and Content

Includes twenty-three 1/4 inch audio reels pertaining to Prosin's butch-femme study. There is an additional audio reel container that is supposed to include the second reel of selections from Ruth Reid's "Dark Birth," but it is empty. Also includes three audiocassette tapes containing interviews with Sue Prosin.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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