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Finding aid of the Fernando Aguayo-Garcia Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Fernando Aguayo-Garcia Papers
    Dates: 1990-1991
    Collection number: 1999-21
    Creator: Aguayo-Garcia, Fernando
    Collection Size: 1.25 linear feet 1 carton
    Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94105
    Abstract: Small Collection of Queer and AIDS activist ephemera, part of the AIDS activist collective, Boy with Arms Akimbo.
    Physical location: Stored at the Archives of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society in San Francisco, California
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright to unpublished manuscript materials has been transferred to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fernando Aguayo-Garcia Papers, 1999-21, The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated to the Library by Fernando Aguayo-Garcia on May 6 1999, with an accretion on March 22, 2000.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Fernando Aguayo-Garcia lived in San Francisco for over a decade during the 1990s. He moved to London in 2000. Aguayo-Garcia was active in the activist organizations Queer Nation/San Francisco as well as Bad Cop/No Donut. He went on to found efficy metals, an S and M and kink jewelry catalog where he sold his own designs. His company remains in business at .com

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This small collection consists of stickers, flyers, and AIDS or Queer awareness campaign posters that were placed around San Francisco and other cities. These materials are significant in that they illustrate the conscious raising activities of AIDS and Queer activists during the early 1990s.
    The collection consists of one series: Ephemera.

    Indexing Terms

    Queer Nation (Organization)
    San Francisco (Calif.)

    Related Material

    Boy With Arms Akimbo