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Coleman (Thomas F) and Jay M. Kohorn Papers
Coll2014-031  
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Description
Criminal court records, civil court records, correspondence, law review articles, clippings, reports, state bills and laws, notes, and other professional papers of Thomas F. Coleman and Jay M. Kohorn documenting their careers from 1972-1991. Coleman and Kohorn were attorneys specializing in defending sexual civil liberties, primarily in the LGBT community.
Background
"Thomas F. Coleman and Jay M. Kohorn see themselves as participants in and shapers of what they call the most important constitutional movement of this century: The growth of the right to privacy and personal autonomy." -quote from "Portrait of a Sexual Civil Liberties Office," box 10, folder 21.
Extent
12 Linear Feet 12 archive boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. The credit line reads "Thomas F. Coleman and Jay M. Kohorn, equal rights advocates."
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.