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LGBTQ+ Collections at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Introduction to the Collection

From persecution to protest to policy discussions to the AIDS crisis, LGBTQ+ collections focus on issues experienced by the LGBTQ+ communities in global context. 

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Inventory of the Charles Patrick Carroll papers - Correspondence, notes, conference papers, and printed matter, relating to medical ethics, and to medical, legal, moral and theological aspects of euthanasia, sterilization, abortion, assisted suicide, and related issues. Includes copies of transcripts of war crime trials of Nazi doctors at Nuremberg.

Gasper (Jo Ann) papers - The collection documents the political activities of Jo Ann Gasper from 1977 to 1993. The collection is focused on her time as the editor and publisher of "The Right Woman" newsletter, as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Yarim-Agaev (Yuri) papers - Writings, correspondence, reports, notes, financial records, case files, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to human rights and dissent in the Soviet Union, and political conditions and the promotion of democracy in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia.

Rector, F. (1981). The Nazi extermination of homosexuals. Scarborough House. 

Magnus Hirschfeld was a German physician and sexologist educated primarily in Germany.

New Left collection - The New Left Collection largely relates to radical movements for political and social change in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s. It is the largest resource in the archives devoted to this turbulent period in American history.

Militant photographic collection - Photographs, drawings, and printed reproductions of illustrations depicting activities of anti-war, civil rights, labor, racial justice, women's rights, and other protest movements in the United States and other countries, mainly from the 1960s through the 1990s. 

 

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LGBTQ+ LIBRARY MATERIALS