LGBTQ Archive - Chronology

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TxAM-CRS C000135

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LGBTQ Archive - Chronology


  • 1985-2017 (Creation)


23 boxes

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This collection contains materials from as far back as 1899, as recently as 2017, and continues to grow. The bulk of its contents are from the 1980s to 2017. This time period includes A&M’s Gay Student Services (GSS) lawsuit to gain official campus recognition (achieved in 1985), the founding of Aggie Allies (in the 1990s), debates over the language in A&M's nondiscrimination clause (multiple years), Hurricane Katrina (2005) when A&M hosted evacuees, the evolution of Coming Out Week and Gay (then LGBT) Awareness Week on campus, and the public controversy over university funding for the GLBT Resource Center.

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The majority of this collection is organized by academic year, often with individual semesters designated. Other folders and boxes are in order of their chronological date amongst the academic years.

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  • English

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Processed and organized by Hillary Anderson, spring 2014 to spring 2017. Additional input and supervision by Michael Jackson and Greg Bailey.

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