Miriam Jaffe papers documenting lesbian and gay student life at Yale
Scope and Contents
The papers document Miriam Jaffe's participation in gay and lesbian student life at Yale and in New Haven, as well as her party production company, MJ Productions. The papers consist of advertisements, event calendars, programs, newsletters and playbills.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by the creator of this collection for materials they have authored or otherwise produced. After the lifetime of the creator or until 2059, whichever comes first, copyright passes to Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Miriam Jaffe, 2009.
The records are arranged alphabetically by organization name.
1.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The papers document Miriam Jaffe's participation in lesbian and gay student life at Yale and in New Haven, as well as her party production company, MJ Productions. The papers consist of advertisements, event calendars, programs, newsletters and playbills.
Biographical / Historical
Miriam Jaffe graduated from Yale College in 1982. She was active in feminist and gay and lesbian organizations at Yale, including the YaLesbians and the Gay Student Center, and in New Haven's lesbian and gay community. Jaffe produced parties under the name MJ Productions that were popular among gay men and lesbians on campus.
- Guide to the Miriam Jaffe Papers Documenting Lesbian and Gay Student Life at Yale
- Under Revision
- compiled by Mary Caldera and Kristin Baxivanos
- August 2009
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
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