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Lesbianism -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Carolyn Gage papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00710
Abstract

The collection contains the professional papers and writings of Carolyn Gage, a lesbian feminist playwright who also acts and directs and treats her art as activism.

Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2014

Dee Mosbacher papers and Woman Vision records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00740
Abstract Diane (Dee) Mosbacher is an activist, filmmaker, and practicing psychiatrist. Her production company, Woman Vision, has produced films with themes touching on homophobia in various contexts, women's history, and the lived experiences of people who are gay and lesbian. This collection documents Mosbacher's personal life and professional life both through and outside of Woman Vision. It includes writings by and about Mosbacher, paper records from Woman Vision's projects, and a large amount of...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2013

Documenting Lesbian Lives Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00661
Abstract Documenting Lesbian Lives is a collection of life histories with people who consider themselves to be (presently or at one time) lesbian, queer or bisexual. The project provides a complex and nuanced collective story of American lesbian history and experience. Narrators include grassroots activists and political organizers; educators and academics; musicians, writers, and artists; as well as community and religious leaders. They come from a variety of class, ethnic, racial, social, and...
Dates of Materials: 2010-2020

Edith Konecky papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00716
Abstract

Author; Feminist. The Papers document Konecky's literary career including manuscripts and drafts of early writings and published works; correspondence related to her publications and fan mail; book reviews; and publicity. There is little personal material.

Dates of Materials: 1957 - 2011

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00780
Abstract

The collection contains personal and professional papers reflecting Elizabeth Kennedy's role as one of the pioneers in the field of Women's Studies and LGBTQ Studies as well as her activism, both in Buffalo, NY and in Arizona. Especially well documented is the emergence of Women's Studies as a viable academic field, as well as the opening up of American Studies and cultural anthropology.

Dates of Materials: 1951-2017

Lesbian Calendar records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00335
Abstract Lesbian business and publication. Originally a one page fold-out monthly calendar of lesbian and women's events, The Calendar quickly grew into a more lengthy newsletter. The collection includes the administrative records from its inception; some records of LOGS (Lesbians of Greater Springfield); and subject files. The latter include memorabilia, posters, catalogs, and artwork that document the local lesbian community, as well as the national and international gay, lesbian, bisexual, and...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1994; Majority of material found within 1985-1990

Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00669
Abstract

The project, begun by Arden Eversmeyer in 1997, continues to collect the life stories of lesbians 70 and older from around the country. The collection includes full transcripts and audio recordings (tapes and digital files); plus related correspondence, releases, and photographs (primarily color photocopies). Some interviewee files contain additional biographical material, writings, speeches, and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2018

Sidney Abbott papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00307
Scope and Contents

This very small collection includes a few pieces of correspondence (notably with Alma Routsong, Beva Eastman, and Kate Millett); writings; photographs; printed material; and biographical material.

Dates of Materials: 1971-1997

Theresa Carr papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00748
Abstract

Theresa Carr was an activist and became involved in numerous political activities during her lifetime. Her papers include correspondence, journals, poetry, photographs, minutes, pamphlets, fliers, and organizational records. Also included is a significant amount of personal papers, political materials, and photographs related to Carr's long time lover, Alessandra Nichols.

Dates of Materials: 1920 - 2014

Tribad Productions records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630046281]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00571
Abstract

Tribad Productions was an all-women's theatrical company that produced plays written by women, for women and existed from 1991 to 1995. The records include six plays, including gay and lesbian themes, submitted for a playwriting contest sponsored by Tribad Productions in 1992. Includes related correspondence.

Dates of Materials: 1992-1993

Women's Art Colony Farm records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00381
Abstract

"The Farm" was founded in the mid-1980s. It is a self-supporting women's artist colony run by Kate Millett. Women apply to work at The Farm, a successful Christmas tree venture, in exchange for room, board and studio space. Records include applications, printed material, financial records. The collection also includes unpublished writings, photographs, audio and visual tapes, and slides.

Dates of Materials: approximately 1964-1995

Women's School of Planning and Architecture records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00306
Abstract Educational program and feminist collective. The Women's School of Planning and Architecture Records provides a detailed account of the successes and struggles of an experimental, non-hierarchical educational institution founded at the height of the 1970s women's movement. Records document the School's sessions on feminist architectural planning and design. There is also rich documentation of the founding, planning, and operation of the School. Materials include correspondence; histories;...
Dates of Materials: 1974 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1974-81