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Weathers (Carolyn) photographs and papers
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Personal and professional papers 1970-2015

Scope and Contents

Photographs, correspondence, clippings, flyers, pamphlets, programs, event records, writings, awards, contacts, meeting minutes, court records, research records, and other materials documenting the activities and interests of Carolyn Weathers. Includes the foundational records of the Alcoholism Center for Women.


The series is arranged in alphabetical order.

Alcoholism Center for Women (ACW) records 1976-2012

Box 1, Folder 1

Documentation and ephemera 1976-2012

Box 1, Folder 2

Flyers, pamphlets, and programs circa 1976-1995

Box 1, Folder 3

History undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Notes undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Organizational correspondence 1983-2004

Box 1, Folder 6

Organizational models 1976

Box 1, Folder 7

Still Like Family event 2004

Box 1, Folder 8

We All Have our Reasons movie 1978

Box 1, Folder 9

Appointment book 1986

Box 1, Folder 10

Brenda Weathers award from the Alcoholism Center for Women 1986

Box 1, Folder 11

Brenda Weathers obituaries and funeral materials 2005

Box 1, Folder 12-20

Clippings and subject files 1970-2015

Box 1, Folder 21

Collection descriptions 2013

Box 1, Folder 22

Collection development records, women's studies 1987

Box 1, Folder 23

Collection development records, gay and lesbian libraries 1988-1992

Box 1, Folder 24

Connexxus materials 1986

Box 1, Folder 25

Contacts in journals undated

Box 1, Folder 26

Conventions and conferences 1970-1976

Box 1, Folder 27-28

Correspondence, personal 1983-1990

Box 1, Folder 29

Directory of women's media 1987-1989

Box 1, Folder 30

A Different Light Bookstore, Lesbian and Gay Men Writers Series 1980-1996

Box 1, Folder 31

Ephemera undated

Scope and Contents

Includes business cards, a name tag, a Costco membership card, a bookmark, and a bankbook with the Los Angeles Feminist Federal Credit Union.
Box 4, Folder 4

Ephemera 1972, 2008

Physical Description: [Oversize]

Scope and Contents

Includes a handmade birthday card from O'Brien to Carolyn Weathers and Los Angeles certificates of commendation for Brenda and Carolyn Weathers
Box 1, Folder 32

Feminist subject files 1979-1991

Box 1, Folder 33-34

Flyers 1970-1995

Scope and Contents

Includes flyers promoting Carolyn Weathers, Brenda Weathers, Jenny Wrenn, and other LGBT people and events.
Box 2, Folder 1-3

Flyers 1970-1995

Box 2, Folder 4

Gay Liberation Front, Los Angeles Women's Liberation 1970

Box 2, Folder 5

Key West Women in Paradise materials 1992

Box 2, Folder 6

Lesbian Now materials 1970

Box 2, Folder 7

Library activism records 1984-1991

Box 2, Folder 8

Los Angeles lesbian history research circa 1998

Box 2, Folder 9

Mouse Soup play reviews 1987

Box 4, Folder 1

Music of the Spheres, by Mary Marsha Cloud undated

Physical Description: [An oversize drawing on cloth of a smiling yellow sphere with musical notes orbiting and "Music of the Spheres" written below]
Box 2, Folder 10

Notes 1972, undated

Box 2, Folder 11

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) materials 1987-1988

Box 2, Folder 12

Performance event materials 1970-1991

Box 4, Folder 5

Photograph, black-and-white, of Carolyn Weathers and Jenny Wrenn 1989

Physical Description: [Oversize]
Box 2, Folder 13

Photographs and photocopied images circa 1976-1991

Scope and Contents

Includes 2 photographic prints and a CD with the same 2 digital images of Carolyn Weathers outside the Acme Bar in San Antonio.
Box 4, Folder 2

Photographs, mounted 1975-1976, undated

Physical Description: [Oversize]

Scope and Contents

Includes black-and-white images of Mary Adair at the Alcoholism Center for Women Festival, October 25, 1976; Paige Morgenthal, undated; Denise Crippen, early 1970s; an International Women's Year Celebration button, 1975; and Travis Foote in her office, August 1975.
Box 2, Folder 14

Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention materials 1970

Box 4, Folder 3

Scrapbook album of clippings and fliers publicizing Brenda Weathers, Carolyn Weathers, Jenny Wrenn, or Clothespin Fever Press 1986-1987

Physical Description: [Oversize]
Box 2, Folder 15

Southern California Women for Understanding materials 1987-1989

Box 2, Folder 16

Transsexual liberation materials circa 1970

Box 2, Folder 17

Writings and artwork 1971-1991

Scope and Contents

Includes a sketch by Carolyn Weathers and writings by SDiane A. Bogus, Dottie Wine, Carolyn Weathers, Jenny Wren, Brenda Weathers, and Kate O'Brien.

Audiovisual resources 1970-1992

Scope and Contents

The majority of the audiovisual materials in this series are related to the Alcoholism Center for Women.


The series is arranged in alphabetical order.
Box 3

Assessment, VHS38 1992

Physical Description: [1 VHS]

Scope and Contents

The NCADI Videotape Resource Program, National Institute on Drug Abuse: An Alliance or the 21st Century, videotape series VHS38, 19 minutes.
Box 3

Carolyn's Picks undated

Physical Description: [1 CD]

Scope and Contents

Music compilation created by Carolyn Weathers.
Box 3

Changing Images of Drinkers 1976

Physical Description: [1 Betacam]

Scope and Contents

Addiction Research Foundation, 26 minutes.
Box 3

Disabled Women and Substance Abuse, Susan Forster undated

Physical Description: [1 audiocassette}
Box 3

India, #1 undated

Physical Description: [1 videotape (open reel)]
Box 3

It's Only Booze, Los Angeles Gay Community Services Center's Alcoholism Program for Women (APW) circa 1970-1975

Physical Description: [1 videotape (open reel) and 1 DVD]

Scope and Contents

Blue Cross of Southern California, Youth and Alcohol, 28 minutes.
Box 3

The Mike Douglas Show, season 18, episode 157 May 15, 1980

Physical Description: [Betacam]
Box 3

Music and Bob Boots with news from Denver undated

Physical Description: [CD]

Scope and Contents

The CD is labeled "Reel to Reel Audio Denver Competition." When opened on the computer, the title reads "God's Leading Ladies."
Box 3

Music for the Alcoholism Center for Women 1975, undated

Physical Description: [3 open-reel audiotapes, 9 CDs]

Scope and Contents

Primarily dance music for ACW. One of the audiotapes contains 53 seconds of "Misses in Skin Tight Britches."
Box 3

Ruth and Delia undated

Physical Description: [1 VHS]

Scope and Contents

The Recovery Series, 14 minutes for "Ruth," 12 minutes for "Delia."
Box 3

Sarah T.: Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic, parts 1-3 (ACW) 1975

Physical Description: [3 videotapes (open reel)]

Scope and Contents

Television movie, 96 minutes.
Box 3

Seventh Annual Alcoholism in the Black Community Conference, East Orange General Hospital, New Jersey undated

Physical Description: [6 audiocassettes]
Box 3

When We Fall, Los Angeles Gay Community Services Center's Alcoholism Program for Women (APW) undated

Physical Description: [1 videotape (open reel)]

Scope and Contents

Addiction Research Foundation, 17 minutes.
Box 3

Working with the Multiple Role Client with T. Davis and I. Sittler undated

Physical Description: [4 audiocassettes]
Box 3

Unlabeled open-reel audiotapes undated