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Wayne State University Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR002832

Scope and Content

This collection documents Wayne State University’s first office to serve its lesbian, gay, and bisexual campus population, known as Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services. The office was started in 1994 and eventually was subsumed into other campus service departments by 1998. During its tenure, the office furnished a wide array of services including personal counseling, educational programming and outreach to the LGBTQ campus community and the Greater Detroit area.

Dates

  • 1994 - 1998

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Abstract

This collection documents Wayne State University’s first office to serve its lesbian, gay, and bisexual campus population, known as Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services. The office was started in 1994 and eventually was subsumed into other campus service departments by 1998. During its tenure, the office furnished a wide array of services including personal counseling, educational programming and outreach to the LGBTQ campus community and the Greater Detroit area.

Arrangement

Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection. Further - these materials are arranged as per the order that the donor, Lynne Rose, had them in: they reflect her leadership in creating and administering this office.

Acquisition

Collection donated by Lynne Rose in June 2018. Ms. Rose was the Director and creator of the Wayne State University Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services office.

Related Materials

South Eastern Michigan Gay and Lesbian Association Records, LGBT Detroit Records, Gay Liberator, Michigan Coalition for Human Rights Records, Ernest L. Horne Papers.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Alison Stankrauff on November 20, 2018.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Alison Stankrauff.
Date
2018-11-20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA