The collection primarily comprises
publications of the Elections Committee of the County of Orange (ECCO) collected by board
member, Thomas J. Peterson. Founded in 1982, ECCO is a nonpartisan, political action
committee that monitors legislative issues affecting the Southern California lesbian and gay
Founded in 1982, the Elections Committee of the County of Orange is a nonpartisan political
action committee that monitors legislative issues that affecting the Southern California
lesbian and gay community. It works to end discrimination based on gender, sexual
orientation, or HIV / AIDS status. Its concerns also include marriage rights, the "right to
choose," and women's health care. ECCO is a non-profit organization run by volunteers and
governed by a board of directors.
0.5 Linear Feet
(1 box and 1 oversized folder)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by
the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish,
please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
The collection is open for research.