Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Tom Nolan papers
View entire collection guide What's This?
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
Tom Nolan (born 1945) is a gay politician, civil servant, and advocate who served on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors (1985-1992) and as executive director of Project Open Hand (1994-2011). In 1988, Nolan ran, unsuccessfully, for California State Senate. In 1991-1992, Nolan campaigned to be the Democratic nominee for the 14th House of Representatives district of California. This collection includes correspondence, memos, meeting materials, clippings, and speeches related to Nolan’s time as Supervisor, campaigns for the California Senate and U.S. House of Representatives; and participation in organizations and events for lesbian and gay elected officials, including the Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee.
2.75 linear feet (1 carton and 2 oversized folders)
All requests for reproductions and/or permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the GLBT Historical Society Archivist. Permission for reproductions and/or permission to publish or quote from material is given on behalf of the GLBT Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Collection is open for research.