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Ben Gardiner papers
2006-10  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ben Gardiner papers
    Dates: circa 1950-1980
    Collection Number: 2006-10
    Creator/Collector: Gardiner, Benjamin
    Extent: 19 linear feet
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: This collection contains personal papers, ephemera, news clippings and photographs related to the life of community activist and Radical Faerie, Benjamin Gardiner. Gardiner (1921-2010) was active in the LGBT and recovery communities. He was one of the founders of the Stonewall Gay Democratic Club, and the collection includes records from the organization, circa 1979-1981. There is also a bullhorn, a faerie robe that lights up and audiotapes. The collection is currently unprocessed.
    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

    Ben Gardiner papers. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Ben Gardiner on June 10, 2006. Gift of Paul Boneberg on August 10, 2012.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains personal papers, ephemera, news clippings and photographs related to the life of community activist and Radical Faerie, Benjamin Gardiner. Gardiner (1921-2010) was active in the LGBT and recovery communities. He was one of the founders of the Stonewall Gay Democratic Club, and the collection includes records from the organization, circa 1979-1981. There is also a bullhorn, a faerie robe that lights up and audiotapes. The collection is currently unprocessed.

    Indexing Terms

    Politics and elections
    Gay men
    Stonewall Gay Democratic Club
    Radical Faeries