Gayle Reichert collection of Martha Courtot papers

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2020


Descriptive Summary

Title: Gayle Reichert collection of Martha Courtot papers
Dates: 1960-1999
Collection Number: 2018-82
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 2 manuscript boxes
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: Gayle Reichert was a longtime friend of Martha Courtot, lesbian-feminist poet, activist, performer, and teacher. The collection includes decades of personal correspondence between Reichert and Courtot, original writings, including Courtot poetry, and a small number of photographs and publications. Also included is a reflective essay by Reichert describing the collection and her relationship with Courtot.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright to Courtot published and unpublished materials is retained by Cynthia McCabe (daughter of Martha Courtot) during her lifetime.

Preferred Citation

Gayle Reichert collection of Martha Courtot papers. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Gayle Reichert, November 2018.

Scope and Content of Collection

Gayle Reichert was a longtime friend of Martha Courtot, lesbian-feminist poet, activist, performer, and teacher. The collection includes decades of personal correspondence between Reichert and Courtot, original writings, including Courtot poetry, and a small number of photographs and publications. Also included is a reflective essay by Reichert describing the collection and her relationship with Courtot.

Indexing Terms

Feminism
Lesbians
Literature