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Ray Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-048
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 entertainment, and First Amendment Rights.

The Ray Hill Papers are currently unprocessed. Please contact the collection curator for information about using the papers.

[This is a brief scope note which will be augmented during processing of the collection.]

Dates

  • 1989-2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The Ray Hill Papers are currently unprocessed. Please contact the collection curator for information about using the papers.

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.

Extent

62 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the Ray Hill Papers
Status
Unprocessed
Date
2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA
713-743-9750