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Marilyn McGregor ACT UP/Golden Gate Breast Cancer Committee Records
GLC 195  
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Description
These records consist of reports, correspondence, drug protocols, newspaper clippings, posters, and audiovisual materials that document the work of the ACT UP/Golden Gate Breast Cancer committee.
Background
By the 1990s the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) had successfully campaigned to obtain access to drug trials for AIDS and HIV patients. In the mid-1990s, they formed a breast cancer committee which for 3 years taught advocates how to do ACT UP-style activism on behalf of breast cancer patients.
Extent
6 cartons (6 cubic feet) + 1 mounted poster (oversized)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
The collection is unprocessed. Please consult Hormel LGBTQIA Center archivist for more information.