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Finding Aid to the Los Angeles City College Gay and Lesbian Student Union Records, 1973-1982 Coll2014.043
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  • Biographical / Historical
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Related Materials
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Los Angeles City College Gay and Lesbian Student Union records
    creator: Lombardi, Michael A.
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2014.043
    Physical Description: 0.4 Linear Feet 1 carton.
    Date (inclusive): 1973-1982
    Abstract: Meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative records, event flyers, scholarship fund records, clippings, photographs, and publicity material, bulk 1979-1980, documenting the activities of the Gay and Lesbian Student Union of Los Angeles City College (LACC). The organization was established in 1979 and "dedicated to the direction and promotion of scholastic, social, cultural, and political activities beneficial to the gay student union and the gay community." Michael Lombardi served as the organization's first president.

    Biographical / Historical

    The Gay and Lesbian Student Union (GLSU) of Los Angeles City College (LACC) was established in 1979 and was part of the Associated Students and Interclub Council at LACC. Michael Lombardi served as GLSU's first president from 1979-1980. Among its activities, the GLSU organized a series of speakers for a gay history month; advocated for the inclusion of gay studies courses at LACC; marched in the gay pride parade; and established a Harvey Milk Memorial Scholarship Fund for gay and lesbian students.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    This collection was separated from the ONE Subject Files Collection, Coll2012-001. Material donated by Michael A. Lombardi, date unknown.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Los Angeles City College Gay and Lesbian Student Union Records, Coll2014-043, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, September 2014.

    Related Materials

    Don Amador Papers, Coll2011-016, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

    Scope and Contents

    The collection comprises meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative records, event flyers, scholarship fund records, clippings, photographs, and publicity material, bulk 1979-1980, documenting the activities of the Gay and Lesbian Student Union of Los Angeles City College (LACC). Materials document the group's activities including the administration of a scholarship fund for gay and lesbian students; organizing gay and lesbian themed events, such as film screenings and a history speaker series; representing the gay and lesbian student body in LACC's Associated Students and Interclub Council; and collaborating with gay activist Don Amador to introduce and promote a gay studies class at LACC.

    Arrangement

    The organization's constitution and meeting minutes are at the beginning of the collection. The remaining folders are arranged alphabetically.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay and lesbian studies
    Gay college students
    Gays in higher education
    Lesbian students
    Lombardi, Michael A.
    Los Angeles City College. Gay and Lesbian Student Union