Collection consists of the records of
the LGBT Community Resources Center and its predecessors the Gay People's Union (GPU), and
the Gay and Lesbian Alliance at Stanford (GLAS). Included are correspondence, memoranda,
office files, reference files on service organizations in Santa Clara and San Mateo
Counties, log books, notebooks, questionnaires, tape recordings, videos, photographs,
posters, and ephemera pertaining to the gay, lesbian, and transgender community at Stanford
and the surrounding communities.
In 1971, a group of students, staff, and alumni came together to form the Gay People's
Union at Stanford – one of the first LGBT campus organizations in America.
61.5 Linear Feet
(18 cartons, 46 boxes, 5 half boxes, 5 flat boxes)
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must
be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford
University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special
Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright
owner, heir(s) or assigns. See:
Three boxes in the GPU/GLAS Records series are restricted in accordance with donor
agreement. The files will remain closed until January 1, 2060 (75 years after last date of
creation). Otherwise the collection is open for research; materials must be requested at
least 48 hours in advance of intended use.