Found matches for aids activist in 361 collections.

Davis, Tony
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 5987
13 linear feet (29 boxes)
The Tony Davis ACT UP records contain files collected and maintained by Tony Davis, an active member of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) from 1989 to 1996. Davis had a leading role in ACT UP's Treatment and Data Committee, attended... more
Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1126
169.68 linear feet (408 boxes, 3 oversized folders, 1 tube); 14.18 Megabytes (2, 671 computer files); 916 video files, 168 vhs tapes
The Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), America's oldest AIDS organization, formed in 1982, serves to educate the public about HIV/AIDS, provide care services for People with AIDS (PWAs), and advocate at all levels of government for fair AIDS... more
Estate Project for Artists with AIDS
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4798
9 linear feet (21 boxes)
The Estate Project for Artists with AIDS formed in 1991 as a temporary project of the Alliance for the Arts and grew into a permanent organization with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami. These records document the first national... 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
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
Manuscripts and Archives Division
AIDS Theatre Project
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-042
15.92 linear feet (39 boxes)
The AIDS Theatre Project (ATP) was formed in New York City in 1987 and sought to provide a creative outlet for people with AIDS while educating the public on HIV/AIDS by performing original theatrical productions. This collection documents over... more
People with AIDS Coalition
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2379
30.44 linear feet (73 boxes, 2 folders)
The records document the pioneering efforts of a non-profit organization in New York City founded by people living with AIDS for the purpose of developing programs of caring and support for people with AIDS (PWAs) and for combating the atmosphere... more
American Foundation for AIDS Research
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6126
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The American Foundation for AIDS Research is a nonprofit organization formed in September 1985 from the merger of two existing AIDS research organizations: the AIDS Medical Foundation, based in New York City, and the Los Angeles-based National... more
AIDS and Adolescents Network of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4811
The AIDS and Adolescents Network of New York was established in 1987 by a coalition of youth and health service providers concerned about the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on adolescents. The organization sponsored HIV/AIDS education, prevention... more
Photographers + Friends United Against AIDS (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3632
14.8 linear feet (35 boxes, 1 folder)
Photographers + Friends United Against AIDS was a not-for-profit organization that fundraised through exhibitions, the sale of photographs, and events, to lend financial support to organizations providing health care to people with AIDS; to... 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
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
Getso, Robert, 1962-2014
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18095
.42 linear feet (1 box); 1 dvd
The Robert Getso ACT UP collection documents HIV/AIDS activism undertaken by members of ACT UP and the Costas.
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
Fisher, Mark Lowe, d.1992
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1011
2.3 linear feet (3 boxes)
Mark Lowe Fisher was a member of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), an activist organization formed in 1987 in New York City. ACT UP utilizes mass demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience to focus public and governmental attention on... 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
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
Women's Action Coalition (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3376
20 linear feet (33 boxes, 7 videotapes)
The Women's Action Coalition (WAC) was a feminist direct-action organization founded in 1992 to fight discrimination against women. Its members held colorful demonstrations in support of women's rights, using a drum corps and the slogan "WAC is... 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.
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
Irene Diamond Fund
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18808
39.16 linear feet (93 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Irene Diamond Fund was a philanthropic organization active from 1994 to 2012. The fund was established by Irene Diamond to provide large scale funding for a select group of charitable causes, and the bulk of its grants were awarded to New York... more
Young, Allen, 1941-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4842
7.68 linear feet (20 boxes)
Butterworth Farm is an intentional, "back to the land" community. Located in Royalston, Massachusetts, it was founded in 1973 by five friends: Allen Young, Bob Gravley, Steve McCarty, Carl Miller, and Arthur Platt. The Butterworth Farm collection... more
Ball, Bradley, 1960-1995
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 188
1 linear foot (1 box)
Bradley Anderson Ball (1960-1995) was a founding member and first recording secretary of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power). He also wrote a weekly feature in Outweek magazine. Bradley Ball's papers consist primarily of personal journal... more
Penn, Robert E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 711
25.28 linear feet (61 boxes); 32.9 mb (1183 computer files)
Robert E. Penn (1943- ) is an African-American LGBT activist, a writer, and a producer. The Robert E. Penn papers, dating from 1971 to 2003, reflect Penn's work as an activist; his work as assistant director of the AIDS Prevention Program for the... 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
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
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
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