- Nichols, Jack
- Call number
- MssCol 2246
- Physical description
- .6 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- Jack Nichols papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.Restrictions apply
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 Fundamentalists, Men's Liberation, Welcome to Fire Island, and co-author, with his late lover Lige Clarke, of I Have More Fun With You Than Anybody, and Roommates Can't Always Be Lovers. Collection consists of correspondence, photocopies of manuscripts, photographs, and printed matter. Correspondence, 1965-1973, includes letters to Nichols and Clarke; and copies are of autobiographical notes and Nichols's serial autobiography. Also, photographs, ephemera, and clippings of news articles about Nichols and Clarke and columns they wrote for gay periodicals.
Source of acquisitionGift, Nichols, Jack, 1993
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Selected letters closed until 2047.