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Richard Andrews papers
MSS 2000-42  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Richard Andrews papers
    Dates: 1981-1994
    Collection Number: MSS 2000-42
    Creator/Collector: Andrews, Richard Lee
    Extent: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
    Repository: UC San Francisco. Special Collections
    San Francisco, California 94143-0840
    Abstract: Collection contains AIDS-related material from the early epidemic in San Francisco.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Library & Center for Knowledge Management. All requests for permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the UCSF Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Library & Center for Knowledge Management 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 by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Richard Andrews papers. UC San Francisco. Special Collections

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred by Sally Hughes in 1998.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Dr. Richard Andrews is a psychiatrist and was an advocate for gay medical causes in the early AIDS epidemic in San Francisco, California. Until his retirement he had a private psychiatric practice consisting largely of gay men. He served as consultant in psychiatry for the Children's Home Society of California and the Social Security Administration in San Francisco. Furthermore, he played a significant role as a physician and member of Bay Area Physicians for Human Rights, a gay physicians organization, during the early AIDS epidemic.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection contains AIDS-related material from the early epidemic in San Francisco. Sally Hughes collected the material during an interview with Dr. Andrews for the Community Physicians Oral History Series. Materials include: newspaper clippings, correspondence, drafts, brochures, ephemera, reports, surveys, and other publications that largely relate to the Bathhouse debate in San Francisco, California.

    Indexing Terms

    AIDS (Disease)
    AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects
    Gay community -- California -- San Francisco
    Bay Area Physicians for Human Rights
    University of California, San Francisco

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