Found 19 collections related to AIDS (Disease)

Cronin, Ted (Edward T.), 1954-1992
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6119
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Ted Cronin was a designer, artists' book collector, and gallery owner in New York City. His papers include correspondence relating largely to gay activism and AIDS awareness, including letters to political and media figures regarding their public... more
Fettner, Ann Giudici.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6234
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Ann Giudici Fettner is a medical journalist who reported on the AIDS crisis in the United States and Africa. She is the author of the book The Truth About AIDS: Evolution of an Epidemic, and was a scientific correspondent for the New York Native.... more
Cohen, Aaron, 1936?-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 587
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Cohen (1936?-1989) was an American dancer, actor, stage manager, and teacher of stage movement and creative writing. He died of AIDS-related causes in 1989. Collection consists of typescripts and computer print-outs of Cohen's poems, many... more
Bowie, David Louis, 1939-1993
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 353
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
David Louis Bowie (1939-1993) served in the U.S. Air Force. After his retirement from the military, he worked for Pan American Airways and W.R. Keating Company as a shipping and transport specialist.
Fierce Pussy (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 995
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Fierce Pussy is a lesbian artist/activist public art collective formed in 1991 in New York City. Work of the collective focuses on issues of lesbian visibility and lesbian and gay rights. Collection consists of approximately thirty works by Fierce... more
International Gay Information Center
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2017
208.5 linear feet (135 cartons, 103 boxes)
The collection documents the gay liberation movement in New York City and America from the 1950s to the 1980s. Included are records of the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay Alliance of Brooklyn, Gay Switchboard of New York, the Mattachine Society... more
Russo, Vito
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2654
13.19 linear feet (36 boxes); 1.41 Megabytes (249 computer files); 230 audio files, 19 video files
The papers reflect Russo's personal life and career as a writer, lecturer, film historian, and gay rights and AIDS activist. They include correspondence, journals, appointment books, writings by and about Russo, electronic records, photographs,... more
Feinberg, David B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 983
9.64 linear feet (22 boxes)
David Barish Feinberg (1956-1994) was a writer and AIDS activist in New York City. After graduating From M.I.T. in 1977, Feinberg lived briefly in Southern California before moving to New York City in 1979, where he earned a graduate degree in... more
Testing the Limits (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3614
14 linear feet (22 boxes); 13 audio files, 1824 video files, 132 vhs tapes
Testing the Limits was a video collective formed in New York in 1987 to document AIDS activism. The collective produced a short work, Testing the Limits : NYC, in 1987 and a feature-length documentary Voices from the Front in 1991. The... more
Edelson, Stuart, 1944-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 889
3 linear feet (5 boxes)
Stuart Michael Edelson (1944-1995) was a writer and sculptor in New York City. He worked at the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Musuam of Art. In addition to creating sculpture pieces, he wrote novels, plays and short stories. Collection... more
Pickett, Harold Edward, 1947-1988
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2423
Harold Edward Pickett (1947-1988) was a gay rights activist, journalist, poet,and editor. In 1980 he founded New York City News, a newsmagazine for the gay and lesbian community, and was editor/publisher until it ceased... more
Turcotte, James, 1945-1993
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3047
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
James Turcotte (1945-1993) was an American art gallery owner and tax advisor who began writing in the late 1960s. At first he wrote fiction and free verse reflecting his experiences as a gay man, father, drug user, and resident of Los Angeles and... more
Rodwell, Craig, 1940-1993
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2606
7 linear feet (21 boxes)
Craig Rodwell (1940-1993) was an American gay rights activist. He was active in the Mattachine Society in New York City and in 1967 founded the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop, the first bookstore devoted to serious writing by gay authors. A... more
McKean, Aldyn
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5986
3.4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Aldyn McKean (1948-1994), a gay rights and AIDS activist, was a founding member, spokesman, and grassroots organizer for ACT UP. He represented that organization, among others, at international AIDS conferences and demonstrations. His papers... more
Mass, Lawrence, 1946-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1893
38 linear feet (91 boxes)
Lawrence David Mass, a co-founder of the Gay Men's Health Crisis, is a physician and writer living in New York City. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, 1966-1995, notes, drafts, outlines, and published copies of his... more
Sonnabend, Joseph A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6223
9.4 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joseph A. Sonnabend is a physician, laboratory scientist, clinical researcher, and community activist who contributed immeasurably to the fight against AIDS. As a pioneer in community-based research, he co-founded the AIDS Medical Foundation... more
Wentzy, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22286
9.09 linear feet (21 boxes, 4 tubes); 437 video files
The James Wentzy papers date from 1987 to 2008 (bulk dates 1990s), and reflect the continuing work of AIDS activist James Wentzy to document ACT UP's advocacy on behalf of those individuals with HIV/AIDS through correspondence, clippings, flyers,... more
Marcus, Eric
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17770
11.73 linear feet (669 audio files, 2 computer files, 27 boxes); 669 audio_files; 65 kilobytes (65 kb)
Eric Marcus is an author of non-fiction, public speaker, and television news producer noted for his use of interviews and oral histories to document the lesbian and gay rights movement in the United States. The bulk of the Eric Marcus papers date... more
ACT UP New York (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 10
97.4 linear feet (234 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes, 1 oversize item)
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Center in New York City's Greenwich Village as an organization devoted to direct action (demonstrations and civil disobedience) to call the... more
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