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Jerrold Jacks papers
1986-02  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jerrold Jacks papers
    Dates: 1980-1981
    Collection Number: 1986-02
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    Extent: .1 linear feet
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: The Jerrold "Jerry" Jacks papers relate to his interest in science fiction. Jacks (1947-1986) founded the Urania Science Fiction Club, an organization devoted to the discussion of lesbian, gay, and alternate sexuality in science fiction and fantasy, in 1980.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Jerrold Jacks papers. GLBT Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Jerrold "Jerry" Jacks papers relate to his interest in science fiction. Jacks (1947-1986) founded the Urania Science Fiction Club, an organization devoted to the discussion of lesbian, gay, and alternate sexuality in science fiction and fantasy, in 1980. It was the first gay and lesbian group of its kind. Jacks led Urania Club meetings, organized events, and composed A Gay and Lesbian Science Fiction and Fantasy Recommended Reading List, which he distributed to club members. He also participated in a science fiction convention, Norascon Two (1980). The bulk of the collection pertains to these activities and date, primarily, from 1980 to 1981. There are also club flyers, correspondence, drafts of an essay Jacks wrote for the Bay Area Reporter about Thomas M. Disch and Ursula K. LeGuin and miscellaneous notes and drawings. GSSO linked terms: http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MESH/D008091

    Indexing Terms

    Literature