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Roma Guy papers, 1965-1977
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Material

  • Title: Roma Guy papers
    Collection number: 2160
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1965-1977
    Abstract: Roma Guy is a lifelong activist based in San Francisco working for health education, an end to homelessness and lesbian feminist politics. This collection contains writings and materials collected by Roma Guy during her work and activist activities.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Guy, Roma

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Roma Guy papers (Collection 2160). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7347898 

    Acquisition Information

    Provenance unknown. This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library .

    Processing History

    Processed by Kimberlee Granholm, 2012
    The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive  at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library . These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

    Biography

    Roma Guy was born in Maine and received her undergraduate degree in both sociology and history from the University of Maine. She received her Master's in Social Work from Wayne State University. Since the early 1970s, her and her partner Diana Jones have lived and worked in San Francisco.
    Guy was a founder of the San Francisco Women's Building and the Stay in School Family Resource Center at San Francisco State University, and was the executive director of The Women's Foundation. Throughout the 1990s, she served on the Board of Directors of the Oakland based Institute for Social and Economic Studies, which promoted dialogue and promoted new alliances among progressives and leftists. As of 2005, Roma Guy is a lecturer in the San Francisco State University's Department of Health Education and serves on the San Francisco City and county Health Commission in addition to serving as the director of the Bay Area Homelessness Program.

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains writings and materials collected by Roma Guy during her work and activist activities.

    Related Material

    San Francisco Women's Building/Women's Centers Records, 1966, 1972-2001,  housed at the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society in San Francisco, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Feminist literature--Archival resources