Modern Language Association of America. Gay and Lesbian Caucus. Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter Archives, 1974-1998

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Summary

Creator:
Modern Language Association of America. Gay and Lesbian Caucus
Abstract:
The Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Modern Language Association is responsible for producing the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter, which began in 1974. This collection contains correspondence; computer diskettes; printed material including newsletters and proofs; press releases; book reviews in draft form; announcements; clippings; and computer print-outs and mock-ups of the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter, published by the Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Modern Language Association. Container lists exist for a portion of the collection. (94-013, 94-030, 95-009, 97-104) (1990-1994; 3 linear feet; 5468 items)
Extent:
3.6 Linear Feet
5568 Items
Language:
English.
Collection ID:
RL.00904

Background

Scope and content:

This collection contains correspondence; computer diskettes; printed material including newsletters and proofs; press releases; book reviews in draft form; announcements; clippings; and computer print-outs and mock-ups of the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter, published by the Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Modern Language Association. Container lists exist for a portion of the collection. (94-013, 94-030, 95-009, 97-104) (1990-1994; 3 linear feet; 5468 items)

The addition comprises chiefly printed materials (journals, newsletters, and magazines) as well as other ephemera archived by the Gay and Lesbian Caucus newsletter staff. Includes issues of FORUM HOMOSEXUALITÄT UND LITERATURE (1995-1998), a journal published in Germany; Homologie (1995-1997), a magazine on gay and lesbian life and culture published in Amsterdam; and The Morning Star (1974), the newsletter of the Duke Gay Alliance. The majority of the other newsletters were published by lesbian and gay professional and academic organizations (1994-1998). Many of the publications are in Dutch or German. A container list does not exist. (1974-1998; .6 linear feet; 100 items)

Biographical / historical:

The Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Modern Language Association is responsible for producing the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter, which began in 1974.

Acquisition information:
Gift and transfer from the Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter.
Processing information:

Processed by Ruth E. Bryan

Completed November 27, 2000

Additions processed by Allan Maule; Ruth E. Bryan

Last updated December 18, 2001.

Encoded by Ruth E. Bryan

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

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[Identification of item], Modern Language Association of America, Gay and Lesbian Caucus, Lesbian and Gay Studies NewsLetter Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University