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Claude A. Boyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-Coll-20
Abstract

Claude A. Boyd (d. circa 1985) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based performance artist and musician. The Claude A. Boyd papers, 1966-1985, include drafts of music and lyrics as well as other performance related materials. There are also writings by Boyd's partner Jeff Davidson, including fiction and personal stories.

Dates: 1966 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1982

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-Coll-47
Abstract

The Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia operated at a series of locations in the city from 1973 to 1998. It aimed to provide information, counseling, and referrals to the gay and lesbian community via a call-in phone line. The Switchboard records are comprised of a range of business-related organizational materials dating from the mid 1970s through the late 1990s.

Dates: mid 1970s-1998

LGBTQ zines collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-Coll-68
Abstract

This collection is made up of LGBT-related zines produced from the 1990s through the current day, most from the late 2000s. The term zines can refer to material ranging from a loosely-structured collection of personal thoughts to expertly designed publications, and vary widely in size. Topics include gender identity, sexuality, coming out, mental health, activism, community-building, oppression, race, and art.

Dates: 1992 - 2019