Konstantin Berlandt papers

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2020


Descriptive Summary

Title: Konstantin Berlandt papers
Dates: 1962-1994
Collection Number: 1995-03
Creator/Collector: Berlandt, Konstantin
Extent: 2.4 linear feet
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: This collection contains materials related to journalist and gay liberation activist, Konstantin Berlandt.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Publication Rights

Copyright was not transferred to the GLBT Historical Society.

Preferred Citation

Konstantin Berlandt papers. GLBT Historical Society

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains materials related to journalist and gay liberation activist, Konstantin Berlandt. Freelance journalist Berlandt was editor-in-chief of UC-Berkeley's student newspaper, the "Daily Californian," and author of the 1965 series on sexual minorities at Cal. The collection includes biographical materials; his high school yearbook; a diary; journalism and other writings by Berlandt; typescripts of writings by other authors; and materials related to the estate and Trust of Morgan Pinney (Berlandt was one of three trustees). The Trust gave money to various LGBT causes. Pinney was an advocate of LGBT media and a former treasurer of the Gay and Lesbian Press Association. Included in Berlandt's papers are a wealth of materials related to Pinney's unpublished biography of "Advocate" publisher and gay rights advocate, David B. Goodstein, called "David: King of the Gays."

Indexing Terms

Gay men
Education
Journalists

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