Jordan Lee papers

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2022


Descriptive Summary

Title: Jordan Lee papers
Dates: 1973-2004
Collection Number: 2005-06
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 2.2 linear feet
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: The Jordan Lee papers document his involvement over several decades in the leadership of the G40+ Club, a San Francisco social organization for men over 40 that he co-founded. Lee (1926-2004) was also an early member of the Mattachine Society.
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]. Jordan Lee papers. Collection Number: 2005-06. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Arthur Hurwith on November 4, 2004.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Jordan Lee papers document his involvement over several decades in the leadership of the G40+ Club, a San Francisco social organization for men over 40 that he co-founded. Lee (1926-2004) was also an early member of the Mattachine Society. The collection contains personal correspondence; writings and journal entries; G40+ Club and San Francisco Prime Timer records, including its statement of purpose, correspondence, meeting minutes, a button and newsclippings; the Pax et Bonum Award from Dignity; photographs and videos that document San Francisco gay pride parades and other events. The oversize box contains an award honoring Lee for 25 years of leadership in the G40+ Club and a painting by Bruce Lee, both from 1998. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C16269; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_001021; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374

Indexing Terms

Aging
Pride parades
Gay men