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Hodges (Robert R.) Papers
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box 1, folder 1

Briggs Initiative (No on Proposition 6): information mailings, clippings, and bumper sticker 1977-1978


California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)

box 1, folder 2

Academic Senate ban on ROTC presence in campus correspondence, resolutions, and other material 1990-1991

box 1, folder 3

Anti-gay Daily Titan (student newspaper) clippings and correspondence 1978-1979

box 1, folder 4

Gays at CSUF fliers and other material 1978-1982

folder XOS 1

Clippings 1977-1981

Scope and Contents note

Includes topics such as the Briggs Initiative, gays in the arts and academia, Anita Bryant, homosexuality and Christianity, and the politics of gay rights.
box 1, folder 5

Correspondence to and from Hodges 1977-1983

Scope and Contents note

Primarily relates to organizing GAU conference programs.
box 1, folder 6

Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club planning material for a "two-party" barbeque and roast 1989-1990


Gay Academic Union (GAU)

box 1, folder 7

Correspondence relating to the national organization 1979



box 1, folder 8

Awards banquet programs 1978-1979

box 1, folder 9

GAU 5 national conference program and correspondence 1978

box 1, folder 10

GAU 6 national conference correspondence, programs, and other planning material 1979

box 1, folder 11

GAU 7 national conference material and notes 1980

box 1, folder 12

Gaythink Two, Gaythink Three, and Gaythink Four conference programs, fliers, and article from Patchwork, the newsletter of the California Association of Gay Student Organizations 1976-1978

box 1, folder 13

Symposium 76 program 1976

box 1, folder 14

Los Angeles chapter events fliers and notes 1976-1980

box 1, folder 15

Word is out: stories of some of our lives (documentary film) press kit and review 1978

box 1, folder 16

Minutes, operational documents, and other organizational material for the national organization and California chapters 1977-1979

Scope and Contents note

Includes a photocopy of a letter from Adrienne Rich detailing her reasons for declining the 1978 GAU Award for Literature.


box 1, folder 17

Los Angeles chapter newsletter 1977-1983

Scope and Contents note

Also includes a newsletter published following the organization's change of name to the Lesbian and Gay Academic Union (LGAU).
box 1, folder 18

Los Angeles and San Francisco chapters joint Western Gay Academic Union Newsletter 1976-1977

box 1, folder 19

National organization newsletter 1978-1983

box 1, folder 20

New York chapter Gay Books Bulletin 1979-1980

box 1, folder 21

Newsletter article drafts by unidentified authors circa 1978-1979

box 1, folder 22

Gay organizations and businesses in California: newsletters and other material 1976-1994

box 1, folder 23

Gay organizations and businesses outside of California: brochures and other material 1978-1979

box 1, folder 24

Gays in the military: correspondence 1990-1991

box 1, folder 25

Integrity, Inc. organizational documents and national convention material 1988-1993

Biographical/Historical note

Integrity Inc. is a gay and lesbian ministry in the Episcopal Church.
box 1, folder 26

Los Angeles Men's Collective newsletter 1979


Modern Language Association (MLA)

box 1, folder 27

Gay Caucus for the Modern Languages: Gay Studies Newsletter 1976-1980

box 1, folder 28

Memoranda, calls for papers, and other material 1976-1979

box 1, folder 29

Newsletters 1977-1982


Writings by Hodges

box 1, folder 30

"The Bloomsbury group: prelude to gay liberation" drafts and research material 1976

box 1, folder 31

Drafts and notes on a variety of issues relating to gay rights activism and gay in literature circa 1976-1985

box 1, folder 32

"The gay book report" column for the Lesbian and Gay Academic Union Newsletter (Los Angeles chapter) 1981-1984

box 1, folder 33

"Gay themes in Joseph Conrad" drafts circa 1975-1980

box 1, folder 34

"Lesbian images in mystery fiction" drafts 1979

box 1, folder 35

Research materials, clippings, and data circa 1976-1985


Writings by other academics on gay-related themes

Scope and Contents note

Writings are primarily drafts submitted for GAU or MLA conferences.
box 1, folder 36

Cady-Hayes 1976-1978

Scope and Contents note

Includes "Housemen and the struggle for a homosexual voice" -- "Gay genocide: from Leviticus to Hitler" -- "Eros, myth, and stigma: the historical semantics of sexual intolerance" -- "Who hid lesbian history?" -- "The forty years' influence of Stephen Gordon" -- "The universal passion: a gay revisionist reading of The Bostonians" -- "Paul Verlaine: joyous wanderings and the crimes of love" -- "Front runner: the gay 'breakthrough' novel or new stereotype?: an enquiry with notes on the screen adaptation" -- "Gayspeak" -- "Notes on the role of language in the assessment and evaluation of sexual identity and sexual behavior."
box 1, folder 37

Hayes, Joseph J.: "Language and language behavior of lesbian women and gay men" drafts circa 1978-1980

box 1, folder 38

Lombardi, Michael A.: "Research on homosexuality in nineteenth-century Germany" 1978

box 1, folder 39

Lynch-Zimmerman 1976-1980

Scope and Contents note

Includes " 'We who are variants': a brief tradition in gay male poetry?" -- "Sexual and group relations in 'May day': fear and longing" -- "Sexist slang and the gay community: are you one, too?" -- "Homosexuality and the sociological perspective: from perversion to deviance to sex roles?" -- "What has never been: an overview of lesbian feminist literary criticism."