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11. LGBT History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 11

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

AIDS Foundation Houston Records

Identifier: 2016-032
Dates: 1982-2011
Scope and Contents The Aids Foundation of Houston Records contains Resource Group Proposals, grants proposals, studies, board minutes, board retreat materials, videos and segments on Aids education and those affected within the community. There are also posters and exhibit materials from Aids Foundation of Houston at the International Conference of Aids in Vancouver, British Columbia during 1992.A digital surrogate of the open reel audio tape, "Aids Audio Tape" is available to view on the Special...

Botts Collection of LGBT History

Identifier: 2015-017
Dates: 1973-2014; Majority of material found within 1985-2005
Scope and Contents The processed portion of this collection consists of 11 boxes and includes Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church (RMCC) documents, as well as photographs and a film of Ralph Lasher. The collection includes RMCC’s financial and administrative documents, as well as flyers and advertisements. It also includes documents from religious conferences and exercises. The photo collection documents the lives of Ralph Lasher and his partner, as well as events at RMCC and in the Houston LGBT community....

Marion E. Coleman Papers

Identifier: 2017-035
Dates: 1985-2016
Content Description Personal papers of Marion E. Coleman, owner of House of Coleman print shop, Kindred Spirits bar, and the Kindred Spirits foundation.

The Diana Foundation Records

Identifier: 2017-041
Dates: 1970s-1990s
Scope and Contents This collection is not yet fully processed and does not currently have a full finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

Digital surrogates of the VHS cassette tapes, "Diana Awards 1982," "Diana Awards 1983," and "Diana Awards 1988" are available to view on the Special Collections Reading Room computer.

Royal Dixon and Chester Snowden Papers

Identifier: 2016-049
Dates: 1915-1984
Scope and Contents Papers of Houston, Texas author and naturalist Royal Dixon and artist Chester Snowden include biographical information, written and artistic productions, correspondence, and collected materials. Preliminary processing includes an introductory folder list. Full processing is ongoing.

J.D. Doyle Queer Music Heritage Archive

Identifier: 2016-017
Dates: undetermined
Scope and Contents The collection is not yet fully processed. Some materials may be restricted or not available for access. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, please contact curator Vince Lee at

Pat Gustavson and Mignon Weisinger Papers

Identifier: 2017-025
Dates: 1940s-2010s
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note The personal papers of life partners Pat Gustavson, an architect and pediatric hematologist, and Mignon Weisinger, an artist, in Houston and Galveston. The papers document their life partnership, early and family lives, education, careers, and community.

[The Gustavson and Weisinger papers are being processed but are available for research. Please contact curator Vince Lee at with questions.]

Hazelwitch Productions Inc. Records

Identifier: 1997-004
Dates: 1981-1998
Scope and Contents The collection contains financial, promotional, and managerial records of Hazelwitch Productions from the date of its receipt of Certificate of Operation in July 1981 to its final production in 1996. With the exception of some of the financial records, there was no consistent scheme of organization in the collection. Material is arranged in five series: Financial Records, Production Management, Promotional Material, Dissolution Materials, and Miscellaneous. Financial records constitute...

Ray Hill Papers

Identifier: 2017-048
Dates: 1989-2018
Scope and Contents The Ray Hill Papers contain correspondence, organizational records, photographs, awards, publications, recordings, and artifacts documenting the life and work of the Houston gay rights and prisoners' rights community activist. A quantity of Ray's correspondence is with convicts related to the Prison Show that is aired on KPFT. Those letters discuss a variety of topics from his own incarceration as a gay man in prison, to activism, civil rights, the death penalty, prison reforms, adult...

Houston Chapter of the Gay Atheist League of America Records

Identifier: 2017-036
Dates: 1989-1992
Content Description Newsletters and financial documentation

Lesbians Over the Age of Fifty (LOAF) Records

Identifier: 2017-032
Dates: 1987-2016
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

UH LGBT Resource Center Collection

Identifier: 2015-015
Dates: 2010-2015
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing

Edward Lukasek Oral History Interview

Identifier: 2018-015
Dates: August 10, 2017
Content Description The oral history of Edward Lukasek was recorded on August 10, 2017, at the University of Houston Libraries-Special Collections. His interview describes his life and his experiences of coming out, and also how he formed his LGBT book collection.

Montrose Center records

Identifier: 2019-046
Dates: 1992-2011
Content Description The Montrose Center Records contain the Houston Area Teen Coalition of Homosexuals (HATCH) President Records, agenda and meeting minutes, emails, training materials, community outreach, and fundraising programs. Also contained within the collection are agenda and meeting minutes and Presidents records for Assisthers, a Houston based organization that connects care teams to Houston-area LGBTQ+ women living with chronic illnesses and / or disabilities

Annise Parker Papers

Identifier: 2008-004
Dates: 1991-2001
Scope and Contents This collection is housed in 9 boxes and the arranged in 7 series. Annise Parker’s papers document her campaigns for elected office in the City of Houston from: City Council Race-Defeated-1991; City Council Race-Defeated-1995; City Council Race-Won-1997; City Council Race-Won-2001; City Controller Race-Won-2003; and City Controller Race-Won-2005. Material formats within these series range from newspaper clippings and video recordings to correspondence and typescript. A 7th series includes a...