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LGBTQ. LGBTQ Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: LGBTQ

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

James T. Sears collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0207
Abstract This collection contains assorted ephemera, photographs, and audiovisual materials documenting the research interests of James T. Sears, author of several books on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) history in the South. The collection includes materials relating to female and male impersonators and LGBTQ music. Notable items include the typescript of a poem by Allen Ginsberg, a American flag belonging to openly gay airman Leonard Matlovich, and the signature of Sir...
Dates: circa 1908-2001

Charlie Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0218
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of Charlie Smith, white activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights, political candidate, and real estate broker. The papers include biographical material about Smith. There are also subject files and audiovisual materials from Smith’s political campaigns for Village Council in Miami Shores, Florida, and for South Carolina House District 119 in Charleston, South Carolina. There are professional papers relating to Smith’s...
Dates: 1936-2020

John Martin Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0204
Abstract These papers contain writings, working files, correspondence, art, and photographs documenting the personal and professional life of John Martin Taylor, also known as Hoppin’ John, American food writer and culinary historian of the American South. Topics include Lowcountry cooking, culinary history, food writing, Hoppin' John's, Taylor's culinary bookstore in Charleston, S.C., mail art and his life as a gay/bisexual man. The papers also cover Taylor’s extended residences in Athens, Ga.,...
Dates: 1935-2018

Reeves van Hettinga papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0210
Abstract Papers of Reeves van Hettinga, French-style chef and trompe l’oeil artist from 1860 to 2018. He spent most of his adult life in New York City before retiring to Charleston, South Carolina. The collection includes biographical materials, art, professional papers and photographs and genealogical materials documenting the van Hettinga and Jones families. There are also materials relating to his brother William, artist and founder of the Charleston newspaper Poor...
Dates: 1860-2018

We Are Family (WAF) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0212
Abstract

Board meeting files, financial records, strategic planning files, correspondence, event files, resource files, and promotional materials documenting the activities of We Are Family (WAF), a North Charleston, South Carolina-based nonprofit organization that provides support, resources, and leadership development opportunities to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex (LGBTQI) and straight ally youth.

Dates: 1992-2015

John A. Zeigler, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0125
Abstract The papers contain writings, biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs documenting the life of John Asbury Zeigler, Jr., poet, music philanthropist, and co-owner of the Book Basement bookstore in Charleston, S.C. Materials relate to Zeigler’s education at the Citadel, and his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II in Yakutat, Alaska. The papers also cover Zeigler’s relationship with Edwin Peacock, their friendship with lithographer Prentiss Taylor and his partner Roderick...
Dates: 1755-2015