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Finding Aid to the June L. Mazer Collection, 1983-1987 Coll2014.092
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  • Biography
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Related Materials
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: June L. Mazer collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2014.092
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear Feet 1 folder.
    Date (inclusive): 1983-1987
    Abstract: Correspondence, a memorial program, and a flyer, 1983-1987, documenting lesbian activist June L. Mazer. Mazer was active in the Los Angeles lesbian movement from the 1970s until her death in 1987. She served as board member for the Southern California Women for Understanding, Connexxus Women's Center, International Gay and Lesbian Archives, and other progressive organizations.

    Biography

    June Leah Mazer was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 7, 1929. She moved to Los Angeles in 1970 and became active in the Los Angeles lesbian rights movement from the 1970s until her death in 1987. She served as board member for the Southern California Women for Understanding, Connexxus Women's Center, International Gay and Lesbian Archives, and other progressive organizations.
    Mazer died of cancer on January 15, 1987, and was survived by her longtime partner, Bunny MacCulloch. Following her death, the West Coast Lesbian Collections was renamed the June Mazer Lesbian Archives in honor of her activism.

    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. Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] June L. Mazer Collection, Coll2014-092, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, November 2014.

    Related Materials

    June L. Mazer papers (Collection 2136). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
    Bunny MacCulloch papers (Collection 1959). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection comprises correspondence, a memorial program, and a flyer, 1983-1987, documenting lesbian activist June L. Mazer. The bulk of the collection is correspondence written to Mazer and Bunny MacCulloch, from Tony Amberg of Maryland.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Correspondence
    Lesbians -- California -- Los Angeles
    Amberg, Tony -- Correspondence
    MacCulloch, Bunny (Nancy Winifred)
    Mazer, June L. (June Leah)