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Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine
Title: Ian Baldwin collection of oral histories on LGBT experience in Orange County,
Baldwin, Ian Michael
Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.180
(6 oral histories)
Date (inclusive): 2013-08-2014-04
Abstract: The collection
contains 4 recordings on mp3, 4 transcripts, and 6 subject agreements from oral histories
performed by scholar Ian Baldwin while he was a doctoral candidate at the University of
Nevada, Las Vegas.
Physical Description: Good; includes born
The collection has not been processed but is open for research. Please contact the
Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.
Ian Baldwin received his PhD in history from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in 2016.
He also holds an MA in history from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and a BA in
history from the University of Redlands.
In 2017 Baldwin won the inaugural John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award from the
Organization of American Historians in Bloomington, IN.
The collection contains 4 recordings on mp3, 4 transcripts, and 6 subject agreements from
oral histories performed by scholar Ian Baldwin while he was a doctoral candidate at the
University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His dissertation focused on housing inequalities for LGBT
people in the Los Angeles area in the late 1960s to mid-1990s. Oral histories were performed
with Bob Gentry, Christine Browning, Patricia Walsh, Lissa Forehan, Leigh Richards, and
Napolean Lustre. All of the subjects were part of student or academic leadership at UCI
during the Shantytown sit-in protests in 1990. Further information is available through
several media outlets and in the UCI University Archives' collection.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Activists -- California -- Orange County.