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De Martini (Father Rodney J.) Papers
MSS.2020.17  
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Description
Audiovisual materials, pamphlets, brochures, correspondence and ephemera related to AIDS education in Catholic schools and parishes collected by Father Rodney J. De Martini, a Catholic priest from San Francisco, California who was also a vocal AIDS educator and lobbyist. The collection also includes training materials, self-published prayers and liturgies, and personal notes belonging to De Martini, as well as transcripts of speeches given by Father De Martini, who successfully lobbied the National Catholic Educational Association to include AIDS education in its elementary and secondary school curriculum.
Background
Father Rodney J. De Martini is a Catholic priest and AIDS advocate and educator born in San Francisco, CA in 1947. He holds Masters degrees in both Liturgical Studies and Counseling Psychology, and served as Director of AIDS Education for the Archdiocese of San Francisco and was one of the founders and also served as Director of the National Catholic AIDS Network (NCAN). He is the author of a 2005 book of prayers for the sick.
Extent
4.42 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 1 box, and 1 oversize box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCSF Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of UCSF Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.