Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, clippings, memoranda, notes, meeting notes, depositions, photographs, receipts, articles,
essays, broadsides, legal papers, medical certificates and other material from activist and gay religious leader, Mikhail
(Michael) Itkin, 1956-1989. A leader in a group known by various names including the Evangelical Catholic Communion or Community
of the Love of Christ, Itkin was also a gay rights and political activist.
Mikhail Itkin was born Michael Francis Itkin on February 7, 1936. In Los Angeles during the 1960s and 1970s, Itkin was a leader
in the Community for the Love of Christ and the Evangelical Catholic Communion (two of many names attached to the group) and
an activist advocate for gay rights and political causes. In the late 1970s Itkin relocated to San Francisco. Itkin died on
August 1, 1989.