Walter Wheeler Papers, 1977-2005
- This collection documents gay and lesbian publications with a particular emphasis on the Capital Region and Upstate New York. Material from New York City and neighboring states is also included.
- 2.66 cubic ft.
- English .
- Preferred citation:
- Preferred citation for this material is as follows: and Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Walter Wheeler Papers, 1977-2005. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Wheeler Papers).
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- Scope and Content:
The publications range from professionally produced magazines to independently published zines. These publications are scheduled to be cataloged in Minerva, the University Libraries' online catalog. The collection also includes material often considered to be ephemeral such as handbills, flyers, advertising postcards, stickers, matchbooks, and other promotional material for various events and venues. Objects includes a condom packaged by the AIDS Council Project HOPE and a latex dental dam from the Women's Action Coalition both of which were used to promote safe sex.
- Biographical / Historical:
Walter Richard Wheeler III is an LGBTQ activist.
- Acquisition information:
All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives by Walter Wheeler in 2005 December.
The collection has no series, arranged chronologically.
- Processing information:
Processed in 2006 February by Tajon Rice.