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UH LGBTQ Resource Center Records

Identifier: 2015-015

The UH LGBTQ Resource Center Records includes analog and electronic material from 2008-2022 that document the formation of the Center. The collection includes annual reports, brochures, news articles, and records related to events, policies, programs, Cougar Ally Training, Rainbow Coogs, Rainbow Friends, scholarships, and the advisory board. While not currently listed in the inventory, the electronic documents are available for research.

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  • 2008-2022


Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.


.5 linear feet

97.4 Megabytes

Administrative History Note

In June 2010, the GLBT Resource Center was created with Lorraine Schroder as director,0 and in 2015, the center officially changed its name to LGBTQ Resource Center. Since its opening, the UH LGBTQ Center has made a huge impact on the lives of LGBTQ staff, students, and allies on campus by offering them a safe space to learn, grow, and talk about important issues that affect the LGBTQ community.

[Note author Lydia Sanchez; sources The Daily Cougar, OutSmart Magazine]

Acquisition Information

Materials were first transferred to Special Collections in 2015. Additions were added in 2022.

Acquisition Information

Initial Date Acquired: 7/2/15 Source: Lorraine Schroder at the LGBTQ Resource Center.

Related Materials

UH LGBTQ Resource Center Records. Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Guide to the UH LGBT Resource Center Collection
Arianna Silvas and Lydia Sanchez
2019, updated 2023
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA