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Jefferson F. Poland papers, approximately 1965-1973.
BANC MSS 99/157 c oversize box 1; BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 1; BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 2; BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 3; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Jefferson F. Poland papers, approximately 1965-1973

Creator/Contributor:

Poland, Jefferson F., creator, creator.

Abstract:

Includes subject files of correspondence, writings, miscellaneous printed materials, and clippings. Also includes 2 scrapbooks for 1965-1967 and 1966-1968.

Date:

1965 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us---
Poland, Jefferson F -- Archives
Social movements -- California
Social movements -- United States

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Jefferson F. Poland papers, BANC MSS 99/157 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
John Jefferson Poland (born July 12, 1942) founded the Sexual Freedom League in New York City in 1963 with Leo Koch. He then moved to the San Francisco Bay Area and focused his organizing efforts at the University of California, Berkeley. Poland founded various chapters, including ones in the East Bay, San Francisco, Berkeley and San Diego. Calling himself "Jefferson Fuck Poland", and having his name legally changed thereto and identifying as bisexual, he participated in one of the first known LGBT rights demonstrations in the United States (1963 or 1964). In 1970, Poland founded the Psychedelic Venus Church, an offshoot of the Sexual Freedom League. In 1983, Poland was charged with child molestation. He fled the country and he lived for five years as a fugitive in Australia. In 1988, he was extradited back to the U.S. By that time he had changed his name legally to "Clitlick." He pleaded guilty to "lewd or lascivious act with a child," a felony. He served about nine months in San Diego County Jail. Upon his release, he returned to live in San Francisco, where he is monitored as a registered sex offender. -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Poland
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1971.130--PIC).
Preliminary container listing available in the library.

Physical Description:

print
7.6 (6 1

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/157 c oversize box 1
BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 1
BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 2
BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 3
BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 4
BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 5
BANC MSS 99/157 c carton 6
BANC MSS 99/157 c
BANC MSS 99/157 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.