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Administrative records 1986-2007

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, clippings, flyers, budget records, court records, press releases, bylaws, fundraising records, and other administrative records regarding Charles Gossett's activist work for LGBT organizations, 1986-2007.

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically.
Box 4, Folder 24-26

American Political Science Association: Committee on the Status of Lesbians and Gays in the Profession 1994-2007

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 4, Folder 23

American Political Science Association: Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Political Science Caucus 1991-1997

Box 1, Folder 59-62

District of Columbia Domestic Partnership Commission 1986-1992

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 5, Folder 23-29

Georgia Equality Project 1994-2001

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 5, Folder 30

Georgia Political Action Committee 1992-1995

Box 6, Folder 4

Miscellaneous 1991-1998

Scope and Contents

Includes Educational Resources Committee and Buchanan Memorial Fund Trustees meeting records as well as Metropolitan Community Church of Washington, D.C., building underpinning agreement and permits.
Box 6, Folder 6

Olympics Out of Wayne County, Georgia 1994-1997

 

Domestic partnership benefits research 1984-2008

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically by topic. Subsets of city, county, and state governments; court cases; and universities are listed at the end.

Scope and Contents

Survey records, court records, clippings, articles, correspondence, resolutions, handbooks, ordinances, pension plans, insurance plans, healthcare plans, and other records documenting the status of domestic partnership benefits in city, county, and state governments, and to a lesser extent, in federal, educational, and corporate institutions, 1984-2008.
Box 1, Folder 54-56

Articles, general 1989-2004

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 1, Folder 57

City and state benefits 1996-1999

Box 1, Folder 58

Conference papers 1995

Box 2, Folder 1

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 1993

Box 2, Folder 2

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 1995

Box 2, Folder 3

Private sector 1991-1997

Box 2, Folder 4-5

Publications 1993-2005

Physical Description: [2 folders]

Scope and Contents

Includes Gossett papers "Domestic Partnership Benefits: Public Sector Patterns" (1993) and "Legal Challenges to Local Ordinances Providing Domestic Partnership Benefits" (2005).
 

City, county, and state governments 1984-2006

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically.
Box 1, Folder 1

Alameda County, California 1990-1997

Box 1, Folder 2

Ann Arbor, Michigan 1991-1992

Box 1, Folder 3-4

Atlanta, Georgia 1993-1996

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 5

Austin, Texas 1993-1994

Box 1, Folder 6

Baltimore, Maryland 1993-1994

Box 1, Folder 7

Berkeley, California 1984

Box 1, Folder 8

Boulder, Colorado 1996

Box 1, Folder 9

Burlington, Vermont 1993

Box 1, Folder 10

Brookline, Massachusetts 1994

Box 1, Folder 11

Corvalis, Oregon 1996

Box 1, Folder 12

Dade County, Florida 1997

Box 1, Folder 13

Dane County, Wisconsin 2000

Box 1, Folder 14

East Lansing, Michigan 1986-1993

Box 1, Folder 15

Ithaca, New York 1990-1995

Box 1, Folder 16

King County, Washington 1993-1995

Box 1, Folder 17

Laguna Beach, California 1993

Box 1, Folder 18

Lawrence, Kansas 2007

Box 1, Folder 19

Long Beach, California 1992-1993

Box 1, Folder 20

Los Angeles, California 1992-1994

Box 1, Folder 21

Madison, Wisconsin 1987-1990

Box 1, Folder 22

Marin County, California 1993

Box 1, Folder 23

Massachusetts 1992

Box 1, Folder 24

Moscow, Idaho 2008

Box 1, Folder 25-26

Multnomah County, Oregon 1992-1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 27

Newton, Massachusetts 1999

Box 1, Folder 28

New York 1994

Box 1, Folder 29

Northampton, Massachusetts 1995

Box 1, Folder 30

Oakland, California 1997

Box 1, Folder 31

St. Louis, Missouri 2001

Box 1, Folder 32

Salt Lake City, Utah 2005-2006

Box 1, Folder 33

San Diego, California 1994

Box 1, Folder 34

San Francisco, California 1990

Box 1, Folder 35

San Mateo County, California 1992-1993

Box 1, Folder 36

Oak Park, Illinois 1994

Box 1, Folder 37

Olympia, Washington 1993-1995

Box 1, Folder 39

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1994-1996

Box 1, Folder 40

Portland, Oregon 1994

Box 1, Folder 41

Rochester, New York 1989-1994

Box 1, Folder 42

Sacramento, California 1992

Box 1, Folder 43

Santa Cruz, California 1986-1993

Box 1, Folder 44

Santa Cruz County, California 1992

Box 1, Folder 45

Shorewood Hills, Wisconsin 1993

Box 1, Folder 46

Springfield, Massachusetts 1997

Box 1, Folder 47

Seattle, Washington 1989-1992

Box 1, Folder 48

Takoma Park, Maryland 1992-1993

Box 1, Folder 49

Tucson, Arizona 1997

Box 1, Folder 50

Vermont 1994

Box 1, Folder 51-52

Washington, D.C. 1992-2002

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 53

West Hollywood, California 1988-1993

 

Court cases 1986-2008

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically.
Box 3, Folder 49

Albany, New York 1996-1999

Box 3, Folder 50

Anchorage, Alaska 2005

Box 3, Folder 51-53

Ann Arbor, Michigan 2003-2005

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 3, Folder 54

Ann Arbor School District, Michigan 2003-2007

Box 3, Folder 55

Arlington, Virginia 1997-2000

Box 3, Folder 56

Atlanta, Georgia 1986-2004

Box 3, Folder 57-58

Boston, Massachusettes 1993-1999

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 59-60

Broward County, Florida 1999-2004

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 61

Cambridge, Massachusetts 1992-2000

Box 3, Folder 62

Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina 1994-2001

Box 3, Folder 63

Chicago, Illinois 1997-1999

Box 3, Folder 64

Cleveland Heights, Ohio 2005

Box 4, Folder 1

Denver, Colorado 1992-1999

Box 4, Folder 2-3

Gainesville, Florida 2000-2001

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 4, Folder 4

Kalamazoo, Michigan 2005-2008

Box 4, Folder 5

Kansas City, Missouri 2003-2007

Box 4, Folder 6

Madison Metro School District, Wisconsin 1997-2001

Box 4, Folder 7

Minneapolis, Minnesota 1992-2004

Box 4, Folder 8-9

Montgomery County, Maryland 1999-2002

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 4, Folder 10

New Orleans, Louisiana 2003-2008

Box 4, Folder 11

New York, New York 1989-2000

Box 4, Folder 12-16

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1995-2002

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 4, Folder 17-18

Pima County, Arizona 1997-1999

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 4, Folder 19

Portland, Maine 2003-2004

Box 4, Folder 20

Santa Barbara, California 1997-1999

Box 4, Folder 21

Vancouver, Washington 1999-2001

 

Universities 1992-2002

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically.
Box 2, Folder 6-7

Private universities 1992-1993

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 2, Folder 11-12

Universities, general 1994-2001

Physical Description: [2 folders]

Scope and Contents

Includes Georgia Equality Project records.
Box 2, Folder 8

University of Iowa 1992

Box 2, Folder 9

University of Maryland 1996

Box 2, Folder 10

University of Vermont 1992-1993

Box 2, Folder 13

University Systems Domestic Parternship Benefits Committee 2001-2002

Scope and Contents

Includes Georgia Equality Project records.
 

LGBT employment discrimination research 1966-2001

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically by topic, then by state.

Scope and Contents

Survey records, reports, clippings, articles, correspondence, ordinances, resolutions, human resources policies, and other records documenting LGBT employment anti-discrimination policies in United States city, county, and state governments, 1966-2001.
Box 2, Folder 14

Email and notes 1994-1996

Box 3, Folder 44-45

Employment discrimination 1992-1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 46

Employment discrimination cases 1994

Box 3, Folder 47

Employment discrimination litigation 1991

Box 3, Folder 48

Employment discrimination, state 1983

Box 2, Folder 15

Home rule - primary sources and interviews 1996-1997

Scope and Contents

Includes Gossett paper "Dillon's Rule and Gay Rights: State Control over Local Efforts to Protect the Rights of Lesbians and Gay Men" (1996).
Box 2, Folder 16

Lists of cities 1998

 

Arizona

Box 2, Folder 17

Phoenix 1994

Box 2, Folder 18

Tucson 1994-1997

 

Arkansas

Box 2, Folder 19

Fayetteville 1998

 

California

Box 2, Folder 20

Berkeley 1994

Box 2, Folder 21

Cathedral City 1994

Box 2, Folder 22

Cupertino 1994

Box 2, Folder 23

Davis 1994

Box 2, Folder 24

Hayward 1990-1994

Box 2, Folder 25

Laguna Beach 1994

Box 2, Folder 26

Long Beach

Physical Description: [empty folder]
Box 2, Folder 27

Los Angeles 1994

Box 2, Folder 28

Mountain View 1994

Box 2, Folder 29

Oakland

Physical Description: [empty folder]
Box 2, Folder 30

Riverside 1994

Box 2, Folder 31

Sacramento

Physical Description: [empty folder]
Box 2, Folder 32

San Diego

Physical Description: [empty folder]
Box 2, Folder 33

San Francisco 1971-1998

Box 2, Folder 34

San Jose

Physical Description: [empty folder]
Box 2, Folder 35

Santa Barbara 1994

Box 2, Folder 36

Santa Cruz 1994

Box 2, Folder 37

Santa Monica 1995

Box 2, Folder 38

West Hollywood

Physical Description: [empty folder]
Box 2, Folder 39

Marin County 1966-1979

Box 2, Folder 40

San Mateo County 1994

Box 2, Folder 41

Santa Barbara County 1994

Box 2, Folder 42

Santa Cruz County 1994

 

Colorado

Box 2, Folder 43

Aspen 1994

Box 2, Folder 44

Boulder 1994

Box 2, Folder 45

Boulder County 1994

Box 2, Folder 46

Crested Butte 1993

Box 2, Folder 47

Denver

Physical Description: [empty folder]
Box 2, Folder 48

Telluride 1994

 

Connecticut

Box 2, Folder 49

New Haven undated

Box 2, Folder 50

Stamford 1994

Box 2, Folder 51

District of Columbia 1977

 

Florida

Box 2, Folder 52

Broward Count;y 1995

Box 2, Folder 53

Dade County 1997-1998

Box 2, Folder 54

Gulfport undated

Box 2, Folder 55

Hillsborogh County 1991

Box 2, Folder 56

Key West 1994

Box 2, Folder 57

Miami 1979-1999

Box 2, Folder 58

Miami Beach 1994-1998

Box 2, Folder 59

Palm Beach 1994-1995

Box 2, Folder 60

West Palm Beach 1994-1995

 

Georgia

Box 2, Folder 61

Atlanta 1986-1994

Box 2, Folder 62

Lithia Springs 1998

Box 2, Folder 63

Carrollton 1996-2001

 

Hawaii

Box 2, Folder 64

Honolulu undated

 

Idaho

Box 2, Folder 65

Troy 1994

 

Illinois

Box 2, Folder 66

Champaign 1994

Box 2, Folder 67

Chicago 1990

Box 2, Folder 68

Oak Park 1994

Box 2, Folder 69

Urbana 1994

 

Indiana

Box 2, Folder 70

Bloomington 1994-1996

Box 2, Folder 71

Lafayette 1994

Box 2, Folder 72

West Lafayette 1994

 

Iowa

Box 2, Folder 73

Ames 1994

Box 2, Folder 74

Iowa City 1977-1996

 

Kansas

Box 2, Folder 75

Lawrence 1995

Box 2, Folder 76

Wichita 1976-1996

 

Louisiana

Box 2, Folder 77

State of Louisiana 1996

Box 2, Folder 78

New Orleans 1994

 

Maine

Box 2, Folder 79

State of Maine 1997

Box 2, Folder 80

Portland 1992-1994

 

Maryland

Box 2, Folder 81

Baltimore 1994-1996

Box 2, Folder 82

Gaithersburg 1994

Box 2, Folder 83

Rockville 1994

Box 2, Folder 84

Mount Ranier 1995

Box 2, Folder 85

Howard County [Ellicott City] undated

Box 2, Folder 86

Montgomery County 1994

Box 2, Folder 87

Prince George's County 1995

 

Massachusetts

Box 2, Folder 88

Cambridge 1991-1997

 

Michigan

Box 2, Folder 89

Ann Arbor 1978

Box 2, Folder 90

East Lansing 1994

Box 2, Folder 91

Flint 1994

Box 2, Folder 92

Grand Rapids 1994

Box 2, Folder 93

Ypsilanti 1998

 

Minnesota

Box 2, Folder 94

Minneapolis 1993

Box 2, Folder 95

Saint Paul 1993

 

Missouri

Box 2, Folder 96

Kansas City 1994

Box 2, Folder 97

St. Louis 1994

Box 2, Folder 98

New Hampshirse 1997

 

New Mexico

Box 2, Folder 99

State of New Mexico 1985

Box 2, Folder 100

Albuquerque 1984

 

New Jersey

Box 2, Folder 101

County of Essex 1994

 

New York

Box 2, Folder 102

Albany 1994

Box 2, Folder 103

Alfred 1994

Box 2, Folder 104

Buffalo 1994

Box 2, Folder 105

Ithaca 1994-1995

Box 2, Folder 106

New York 1971-1997

Box 2, Folder 107

Rochester 1994

Box 2, Folder 108

Suffolk County 1994

Box 2, Folder 109

Syracuse 1994

 

North Carolina

Box 2, Folder 110

Asheville 1994

Box 2, Folder 111

Carrboro 1994

Box 3, Folder 1

Chapel Hill 1994

Box 3, Folder 2

Durham 1994

Box 3, Folder 3

Raleigh 1994

 

Ohio

Box 3, Folder 4

Athens 1997-1998

Box 3, Folder 5

Cleveland 1997

Box 3, Folder 6

Cleveland Heights 1995

Box 3, Folder 7

Toledo 1998

Box 3, Folder 8

Yellow Springs 1995

Box 3, Folder 9

County of Cuyahoga 1994

 

Oregon

Box 3, Folder 10

Ashland 1996

Box 3, Folder 11

Multnomah undated

 

Pennsylvania

Box 3, Folder 12

Harrisburg 1994

Box 3, Folder 13

Lancaster 1991

Box 3, Folder 14

Philadelphia 1975-1994

Box 3, Folder 15

Pittsburgh 1997

Box 3, Folder 16

State College 1994

Box 3, Folder 17

City of York 1994

 

Rhode Island

Box 3, Folder 18

Providence 1995

 

South Carolina

Box 3, Folder 19

Columbia 1994

 

South Dakota

Box 3, Folder 20

Minnehaha County 1994

 

Texas

Box 3, Folder 21

Austin 1994

Box 3, Folder 22

Dallas 1995

Box 3, Folder 23

Houston undated

Box 3, Folder 24

Trowis County undated

 

Utah

Box 3, Folder 25

Salt Lake County 1992-1995

Box 3, Folder 26

Vermont 1994

 

Virginia

Box 3, Folder 27

Alexandria 1986-1994

Box 3, Folder 28

Arlington 1992-1994

Box 3, Folder 29

Charlottesville 1994

Box 3, Folder 30

Virginia Beach 1995

 

Washington

Box 3, Folder 31

State of Washington 1994

Box 3, Folder 32

Lacey 1997

Box 3, Folder 33

Olympia 1994

Box 3, Folder 34

Pullman 1994

Box 3, Folder 35

Seattle undated

Box 3, Folder 36

Tumwater 1997

Box 3, Folder 37

Vancouver undated

Box 3, Folder 38

Clallam County 1976

Box 3, Folder 39

King County 1995

 

Wisconsin

Box 3, Folder 40

State of Wisconsin 1991

Box 3, Folder 41

Milwaukee 1994-1997

Box 3, Folder 42

Shorewood Hills undated

Box 3, Folder 43

Dane County 1994

 

General research on LGBT topics 1974-2006

Scope and Contents

Clippings, articles, court records, gay rights bills, handbooks, resource guides, reports, and flyers regarding assorted LGBT topics, 1974-2006.

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically.
Box 4, Folder 27-29

Civil rights laws: city and county 1993-1999

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 5, Folder 1-6

Civil rights laws: federal and state 1975-1999

Physical Description: [6 folders]
Box 5, Folder 7-9

Civil rights laws: general 1974-2001

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 5, Folder 10

Clippings, general 1993-2002

Box 4, Folder 22

Court cases, general 1992-1995

Box 5, Folder 11

Election and supreme court 1994-2004

Box 5, Folder 12-20

Family, adoption, and marriage 1984-2000

Physical Description: [9 folders]

Scope and Contents

Includes a state legislature Defense of Marriage Act project folder.
Box 5, Folder 21

Federal employees 1993-1997

Box 5, Folder 22

Foreign countries 1993-1996

Box 6, Folder 1

Hate crimes laws 1994-1997

Box 6, Folder 2

Lobbying 1996-1999

Box 6, Folder 3

Military service 1993, 2000

Box 6, Folder 5

Miscellaneous events and resources 1999, undated

Box 6, Folder 7

Race and prejudice 1994-1995

Box 6, Folder 8

Sodomy laws 1993-1996

 

Student resources

Box 6, Folder 9-10

Beyond Tolerance resource guides circa 1992-1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]

Scope and Contents

Includes "A Massive Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Resource Guide" and "Beyond Tolerance: Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals on Campus."
Box 6, Folder 11

Gay-topic dissertation list 2001, undated

Box 6, Folder 12

Lesbian and gay studies programs, general 1990-1993

Box 6, Folder 13

Textbooks and LGBT issues 1989-2006

Box 6, Folder 14

Transgender 1994-1997