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Barbara Grier and Donna McBride Naiad Press Collection
GLC 30  
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Description
Barbara Grier was a writer, editor, and publisher of articles and books on lesbians and lesbianism. She and her life partner Donna McBride, a librarian, were two of the four founders of Naiad Press, a lesbian publishing house. The collection contains materials which document Grier’s and McBride’s lives, especially their work with Anyda Marchant (a.k.a. Sarah Aldridge) and Muriel Crawford to establish Naiad Press. The collection contains extensive Naiad Press author and publicity files.
Background
Barbara Grier was a writer, editor, and publisher of articles and books on lesbians and lesbianism. She and her life partner Donna McBride, a librarian, were two of the four founders of Naiad Press, a lesbian publishing house.
Extent
106 cubic feet, 7 oversized boxes, 3 oversized folders
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from the manuscripts should be addressed to Donna McBride.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.