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Transgender collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1848

Scope and Contents

The Transgender Collection includes illustrated publications and printed ephemera that chronicle transgender and gender variant communities, performance, and identities. The collection documents various aspects of these communities, including transvestism, drag queens, transitioning and sex reassignment surgery, and gender fluid and genderqueer identities, both from within and without the communities.

Dates

  • 1942-2015

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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

Transferred by the Larry Kramer Initiative Executive Coordinator, 2004. Transferred from the Librarian for Gay and Lesbian Studies, 2007. Transferred from the LGBT Co-Op, 2009. Transferred from the Librarian for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, 2015. Transferred from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2016.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged by accession.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (14 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1848

Overview

The Transgender Collection includes illustrated publications and printed ephemera that chronicle transgender and gender variant communities, performance, and identities. The collection documents various aspects of these communities, including transvestism, drag queens, transitioning and sex reassignment surgery, and gender fluid and genderqueer identities, both from within and without the communities.
Title
Guide to the Transgender Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
May 2005
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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