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LGBTQ. LGBTQ Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: LGBTQ

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0205
Abstract Administrative records, subject files, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and born-digital files documenting the activities of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a Charleston, South Carolina-based organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Materials relate to AFFA’s partnerships with the grant organization the Freeman Foundation, and with LGBTQ organizations including South Carolina Equality Coalition (SCEC), We Are...
Dates: 1998-2019

Stephen W. Cagle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0217
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of Stephen W. Cagle, white proprietor of the gay business establishment Charleston Beach Bed & Breakfast at Folly Beach, South Carolina, with his domestic and business partner Charles S. Holt, white Air Force veteran. The papers include photographs, correspondence, and realia dating from 1989 to 2001.

Dates: 1989-2001

Lynn Dugan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0208
Abstract

Papers of Lynn Dugan, founder, chair, and CEO of the Charleston Pride Organization, Inc. and founder of the Charleston Social Club, a social group for lesbians and supporters in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. Materials include organizational and event files documenting the first Charleston Pride event in North Charleston, South Carolina in 2010 and Charleston Social Club’s tenth-year anniversary celebration, Lezz Fest in North Charleston in 2013.

Dates: 2003-2018

Mary Jo Smith Fetzer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0164
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of Mary Jo Smith Fetzer, graphic artist and founding staff member of WCIV-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. The papers include photographs, correspondence, and artwork from Fetzer’s personal and professional life and materials belonging to her partner, M.E. Van Dyke.

Dates: circa 1870s-2006; Majority of material found within 1943-2006

Linda G. Ketner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0216
Abstract The collection consists of the papers of Linda G. Ketner, philanthropist, political candidate, and activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights. The papers include reference and operating files and audiovisual and born-digital materials relating to Ketner’s 2008 campaign for South Carolina Congressional District 1. There are also working files and planning materials and audiovisual and born-digital materials relating to Ketner’s volunteer work with nonprofit...
Dates: 1988-2017

Lowcountry Gay & Lesbian Alliance (LGLA) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0206
Abstract These records contain operating files, newsletters, and event files documenting the activities of the Lowcountry Gay & Lesbian Alliance (LGLA), a Charleston, S.C. nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and opposing discrimination. Topics include LGBTQ civil and legal rights including same-sex marriage, homophobia, and coming out as a member of the LGBTQ community. Materials also relate to LGLA’s partnerships with other...
Dates: 1991-2005

Carol Lyons and Dorothy D’Anna paper

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0211
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of partners Carol Lyons and Dorothy D’Anna, co-founders and co-directors of the Little Theatre School at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina. The papers include correspondence, theater programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the couple’s work in the theater.

Dates: 1902-2007; Majority of material found within 1953-1977

Metropolitan Community Church of Charleston (MCC) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0209
Abstract Collection consists of the records of the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) of Charleston, a mission of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC), from 1990-2009. UFMCC is a Christian church that welcomes members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community. Records include meeting minutes, bylaws, and financial information relating to the church’s activities, including worship services, the church food bank, and partnerships with...
Dates: 1990-2009

Charlotte A. Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0213
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to Charlotte A. Myers’ divorce from literary critic and poet Rufus Wilmot Griswold. Materials also relate to Caroline Griswold, a writer and Griswold’s daughter from his first marriage, who was raised by Myers. There are also daguerreotype portraits of Myers and Caroline Griswold and a commonplace book assembled by Myers. The papers also cover correspondence between Griswold’s grandchildren and Joy Bayless, author of the...
Dates: 1818-1943

James Polzois papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0215
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of James Polzois, an artist who lived in Charleston, South Carolina. The papers include photographs, prints, and original artworks of Charleston area architecture and church organs. There are also photographs, correspondence, and military records documenting Polzois’ life. The papers also include Polzois’ writings and research files, with a special focus on his research into Denmark Vesey.

Dates: 1864-2018; Majority of material found within 1952-2018