Found 27 collections related to Gay liberation movement

Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-051
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Jonathan Ned Katz (b. 1938) is an American playwright, historian, and gay rights advocate. His papers on his play, Coming Out! A Documentary Play About Gay Life and Liberation in the USA, date from 1972 to 1973 and... more
Vincenz, Lilli
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6236
2 audio files, 1 video file
Lilli Vincenz is psychotherapist and gay rights activist. The recordings include an audiotape of a 1973 interview with Vincenz regarding the weekly Gay Women's Open House (GWOH) which she held in her home and VHS copy of two films: footage of the... more
Edwards, Scott (Bassist)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18792
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence between activist Scott Edwards and various American politicians regarding gay rights issues; correspondence regarding the International Gay Archive (IGA), a forerunner of the International Gay Information Center; and photographs of... more
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
Gay Alliance of Brooklyn
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1122
.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Gay Alliance of Brooklyn was founded in 1971 by members of the Gay Activists Alliance in order to establish in their own borough an organization of gays and lesbians dedicated to the attainment of civil rights for gays. It sponsored films,... 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
Gay Men of African Descent, Inc.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 688
9.8 linear feet (25 archival boxes.)
The Gay Men of African Descent, Inc, Records (1986-1998) document the development of the largest black gay-run educational, social and political organization in the United States. Records include board of directors organizing and leadership... more
Bell, Arthur, 1933-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 250
1.89 linear feet (5 boxes)
Arthur Bell was a journalist, writer for the VILLAGE VOICE, and gay rights activist. His papers include research notes, scripts and clippings of articles, minutes, memoranda and correspondence. The papers reflect his career as a free-lance... more
Fishman, Israel David, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1012
5.46 linear feet (14 boxes)
Israel David Fishman (1938-) is best known for founding the Task Force on Gay Liberation (TFGL), a section of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Libraries Association. His papers document the early years of TFGL, Fishman's... 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
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
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.
Gay Switchboard of New York, Inc
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1129
7.25 linear feet (22 cartons)
The Gay Switchboard of New York, Inc. was founded in New York City in 1971 to provide a free telephone information service for the homosexual community. The switchboard provided information on medical, legal, and social services available to the... 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
Brown, Howard, 1924-1975
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 415
6.6 linear feet (13 boxes)
Howard J. Brown (1924-1975), a physician, was an innovative health planner and advocate for the gay rights movement. After working with several projects in New York City providing comprehensive health care and neighborhood medical services, he... 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
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
Other Countries
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 627
11.5 linear feet (29 boxes); 329.6 kb (15 computer files)
Other Countries is a not-for-profit organization formed by a collective of black gay male writers in New York City, organized with the purpose to develop, promote, communicate and cultivate literary, cultural, and social endeavors and pursuits... more
Christopher Street That New Magazine
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 541
6.05 linear feet (8 boxes)
Christopher Street That New Magazine, Inc. (later That New Magazine, Inc.) was founded in New York City in 1976 by Charles Ortleb for the purpose of publishing CHRISTOPHER STREET (subtitled THAT NEW MAGAZINE), a monthly literary magazine for the... more
Jay, Karla
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1554
27.68 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 tube); 82 audio files, 49 cassettes
Karla Jay is a lesbian feminist activist, author, and former professor of English at Pace University (New York). The collection contains correspondence, typescripts, and other items chiefly documenting Jay's work as a professor of English and as... more
Eddey, Roy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18242
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Roy Eddey Motive papers mainly document the history of Motive as a magazine of gay liberation from 1964 to 1972, in particular the creation of one of the two final editions of the magazine... more
Beam, Joseph
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 455
The Joseph Beam Papers consist of correspondence, conference materials, prison letters, writings by Beam and other authors, files of the National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays and its organizational journal Black/Out, and printed matter.... 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
Bockman, Philip
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18786
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Essay titled "Stonewall 25: After a quarter century of gay liberation, can we say the words?" by Philip Bockman of New York City. Discusses his experience of the 1969 Stonewall Riots; his coming of age as a gay man in college in Grand Rapids,... more
Weinstein, Jeff
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18800
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Two letters to journalist Jeff Weinstein pertaining to gay activism.
Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1621
59.3 linear feet (140 boxes, 2 bundles, 6 tubes)
The Jonathan Ned Katz Papers include correspondence, writings, research notes, audiotapes, moving picture films, and textile designs. They reflect Katz's personal life and career as author, playwright, gay rights activist, teacher, textile... more