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Stephen Gendin papers

Call Number: MS 1963
Scope and Contents
This collection comprises the papers of HIV/AIDS activist and writer, Stephen Gendin. The materials document both Gendin's activism as well as his personal and family life, and include correspondence; photographs; writings; address and appointment books; student papers; notes; audio and video recordings; and electronic files. Many of the organizations with which Gendin was affiliated are represented in the collection, including the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP); the AIDS Prevention Action League (APAL); Community Prescription Service (CPS); POZ Magazine; and Sex Panic!
Conditions Governing Access
The materials in Series I and II are open for research. Electronic files, in Series III are closed until processed. Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site. Copies of commercially produced audiovisual materials contained in this collection cannot be made for researcher use outside of the repository.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright has been transferred to Yale University for non-sensitive unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator of this collection. Copyright is retained by the Donor for sensitive unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator of this collection. After the lifetime of the Donor or for twenty years from the date of receipt by the Library, whichever comes first, all copyright and other property rights that he may have in the sensitive unpublished materials are donated to the Yale University Library. 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 Kyle McDowell, 2010-2011.
The papers are arranged in three series: I. Personal papers. II. HIV/AIDS activism papers. III. Electronic files.
10 Linear Feet (31 boxes)
Related Names
Gendin, Stephen, 1966-2000
Language of Materials