Found 21 collections related to Gay activists

Nichols, Jack
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2246
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jack Nichols is a gay activist and senior editor of the online daily newspaper Gay Today. He was co-editor of Gay (one of the earliest gay newsweeklies) and is the author of numerous books and articles including The Gay Agenda: Talking Back To The... more
Davies, Diana, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 732
3.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
The collection consists of black and white photographic prints, color slides and negatives taken by Diana Davies during the late 1960's through the 1970's. The subjects include representatives of several New York gay and lesbian organizations... 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
Kantrowitz, Arnie, 1940-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1616
23.15 linear feet (54 boxes, 1 tube); 7 audio files, 12 video files, 1 vhs tape
Arnie Kantrowitz is a writer, educator, and gay activist who was integrally involved in several gay activist groups in the 1970s and 1980s including the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, and the Christopher... more
Manford, Morty
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1858
22.5 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Morty Manford (1950-1992) was an activist and key strategist in the early days of the gay rights movement, a Legal Aid lawyer, and an Assistant Attorney General of New York State. While an undergraduate at Columbia University in 1971, he founded... more
Manford, Jeanne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1857
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Jeanne Manford, mother of gay rights activist Morty Manford, is best known as co-founder of the first support group for parents of gay children. Known as Parents of Gays (POG), the group was the predecessor to PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Gays... more
Liebman, Marvin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4823
.66 linear feet (2 boxes)
Marvin Liebman was a conservative strategist and fundraiser for the Republican Party who came out as gay in 1990. His papers consist chiefly of drafts of his memoir, Coming out Conservative, but also include some... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4825
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Before Stonewall production files date primarily from 1982 to 1984 and contain files relating to the making of the documentary film, Before Stonewall, which explored, through personal stories, historical footage and... more
Hellman, Ronald E.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22318
.2 linear feet (1 box)
The Gay Medical Student Alliance (GMSA), one of the earliest gay professional organizations, was founded by gay medical student, Ronald Hellman in 1973. The collection consists of letters sent to GMSA by students around the United States... more
Gay Officers Action League
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23914
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Gay Officers Action League was established in 1982 as an activist organization on behalf of gay and lesbian law enforcement personnel in New York City.
Duberman, Martin B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 848
69.44 linear feet (164 boxes); 726.94 kb (434 computer files); 165 audio files, 109 cassettes
Martin B. Duberman, b.1930, is a historian and playwright who taught history in universities for over fifty years. He is the author of the play In White America, biographies of Charles Francis Adams, James Russell... more
Hardy, Robin, 1952-1995
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4806
15 linear feet (37 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The papers reflect the personal life and career of Robin Hardy, Canadian-born gay activist, writer and editor of action/adventure fiction who emigrated to the United States from Canada in 1984. The papers consist of Hardy's personal and family... 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
Gay Activists Alliance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1121
The Gay Activists Alliance was founded in New York City in 1969 as a militant, non-violent organization dedicated exclusively to the attainment of civil and social rights for gays. The records reflect the activities of the organization.
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
Donaldson, Stephen, 1946-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 824
The Stephen Donaldson Papers document the varied career and tumultuous personal history of the writer and activist. The date span of the papers is 1965-1998. They include manuscripts, typescripts, and publication tearsheets of Donaldson's... more
Willard, Avery
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 1999-026
34 linear feet (76 boxes)
The collection documents the photography career of Avery Willard, photographer, filmmaker, actor, publisher, and gay rights activist.
Gran Fury (Artists' collective)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3648
1.25 linear feet (4 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 9 oversize items)
Gran Fury was an artists' collective devoted to AIDS activism through agitprop art. Named after the Plymouth automobile favored by the New York City police department, Gran Fury drew its membership from the ranks of ACT UP/NY (AIDS Coalition to... more
Mattachine Society of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1911
10 linear feet (14 boxes)
The records include correspondence of the principal officers including Elver Barker, Robert Burdick, Curtis Dewees, Julian Hodges, Michael Kotis, and Richard Leitsch and collateral papers including minutes, memoranda, reports, scripts,... more
Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6397
79.16 linear feet (170 boxes, 7 oversized folders); 305 audio files, 4 dvds
Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) and Kay Tobin Lahusen (1930-) were gay civil rights pioneers and partners for nearly forty-six years. The collection contains their personal and professional papers, photographs by Lahusen created in the course of... more
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