Scope and Contents
The Masthead of the Barbary Coast Boating Club,
Date (inclusive): 1993-1995
Collection Identifier: GLC 98
Barbary Coast Boating Club.
James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA, 94102
A newsletter that documents the activities of a boating club for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in the San
Francisco Bay area and surrounding counties.
The collection is stored onsite.
Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
[Identification of item],
The Masthead of the Barbary Coast Boating Club (GLC 98), LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library.
Donated by Stuart Bonderow, February 2015.
The Barbary Coast Boating Club is a Northern California gay and lesbian boating club for those interested in all aspects of
on-water fun. The club was established in 1982 to provide a safe environment that would foster camaraderie, fun and the enjoyment
of boating and other water activities in the company of gay men and lesbians. There are club members from all nine counties
bordering San Francisco Bay and in many cities in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Scope and Contents
The newsletter recounts the activities of the club and its members. It also includes minutes, treasurer's reports, by-laws
and amendments, cruise captain's guidelines and etiquette.
There are some missing issues: vol. 12 (7) September 1993; vol. 12 (9) November 1993; vol 14 (4) April 1995; and vol. 14 (9)
September 1995. Duplicate numbering: Vol. 13 (5) appears twice: for June and July 1994 issues.
Issues arranged in chronological order.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Boats and boating--California, Northern.