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Epstein (Marsha) Papers
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Description
Marsha Epstein is a lifelong activist for LGBT rights, and an advocate for the inclusion of bisexual accounts as part of the history of the gay rights movement. This collection contains both personal and professional materials representing Marsha Epstein's life from her childhood to adulthood. Included are her research materials from many years of medical practice as well as personal correspondence, materials from various schools and ephemera from her Jewish, women's and bisexual activism throughout the Los Angeles area.
Background
Marsha Epstein has been a lifelong activist for LGBT rights, and an advocate for the inclusion of bisexual accounts as part of the history of the gay rights movement. She is a subject in the documentary, On These Shoulders We Stand, an historical account of early gay life and activism in Los Angeles told by the people who lived it. She is also an active volunteer and participant in the Los Angeles Jewish community, through her work with Beth Chayim Chadasim.
Extent
34 Linear Feet (43 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.