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Steve Berman Papers Coll2012.141
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Community Service and Activism Series 1. Bulk, 1980-1983 1972-1983

Scope and Contents Note

This series documents Berman's work with the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center in Los Angeles and gay and Jewish support services in the San Francisco Bay Area, with specific emphasis on care and rights for gay seniors, domestic partnership, and Jews for Social Responsibility. Included are correspondence, personal notes, news clippings, and formal papers on gay psychology. Folders contain subject file information unless otherwise specified.

Arrangement

The files are arranged in chronological order.
Box 1, Folder 1

Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, correspondence 1972-1975

Box 1, Folder 2

Association of Gay Psychologists, correspondence 1972-1975

Box 1, Folder 3

Association of Gay Psychologists, newsletters 1973-1975

Box 2, Folder 1

Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, correspondence 1975

Box 2, Folder 2-4

Clippings, Gay Issues and HIV/AIDS Bulk, 1980-1983 1975-1983

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 2, Folder 5

The Lost Tribe 1978

Box 2, Folder 6-7

Clippings, Israel-Palenstian conflict 1978-1982

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 1

Clippings, Jewish issues 1978, undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Tribue to Ivy Bottini 1980

Box 1, Folder 5

Carl's Jr. protest 1980

Box 1, Folder 6

Jewish organizations, correspondence 1981-1983

Box 1, Folder 7

North of Market Senior Services 1981-1983, undated

Box 3, Folder 2

North of Market Senior Services 1981-1983, undated

Box 2, Folder 8

Brochures 1981-1983, undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Congregation Sha'ar Zahav 1982

Box 2, Folder 9

Board of Supervisors, San Francisco 1982

Box 1, Folder 9

Lesbian and Gay Jewish Activities 1982

Box 1, Folder 10

Domestic partnership, Morris Kight 1982

Box 1, Folder 11

Domestic partnership, opposition 1982

Box 2, Folder 10

Seniors' rights 1982, undated

Box 1, Folder 12

Jews for Social Responsibility 1982, undated

Box 3, Folder 3

Judaism, general 1982-1983

Box 1, Folder 13

Gay and lesbian senior lover grievance 1982-1983

Box 1, Folder 14

Pride Center 1982-1983

Box 3, Folder 4

Tenderloin outreach project 1982-1983

Box 2, Folder 11

Jewish Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights 1983

Box 1, Folder 15

Congregation Ahavat Shalom 1983

Box 1, Folder 16

Gay and lesbian elders 1983, undated

Box 1, Folder 17

Domestic partnership legislation, drafts 1983, undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Project confrontation youth undated

Box 2, Folder 12

Gay services case conference undated

Box 1, Folder 19

A Night at the Olympics, photographs undated

Physical Characteristics Note

(6) 3x5" photographs, one typewritten note on context.

Scope and Contents Note

Photographs are external views of the Headlines Theater marquee.
 

Personal Life, Academics, and Medical Beliefs Series 2. Bulk, 1970-1983 1964-1983

Scope and Contents Note

The bulk of this series comprises transcripts, papers, and tests from Berman's school years; personal medical records from his hospital visits; and personal correspondence, resumes, financial information, and job applications. The series also contains clippings and articles from trade papers regarding the rights of patients. Along with these clippings are his personal notes, professional correspondence, and psychological case studies.

Arrangement

The files are arranged in chronological order.
Box 1, Folder 20

The Fox and Farmer Jones, poem 1964

Box 1, Folder 21

Checkbook registers Bulk, 1964-1980 1964-1980

Box 1, Folder 22

Probation officer, correspondence 1968-1970, 1973

Box 1, Folder 23

California State University Long Beach, coursework 1970-1972

Box 1, Folder 24

Personal correspondence Bulk, 1981-1983 1970-1983, undated

Box 3, Folder 5-7

Personal correspondence Bulk, 1981-1983 1970-1983, undated

Box 1, Folder 25

Academic transcripts 1971-1973

Box 1, Folder 26-27

California State University Long Beach, coursework 1972-1973, undated

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 28

Tax records Bulk, 1972-1977 1972-1977

Box 4

Day planners 1972-1980

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

(8) day planners.
Box 1, Folder 29

Hospital records 1973

Box 1, Folder 30

M.A. and Ph.D applications 1973

Box 1, Folder 31

Association of Humanistic Psychology, correspondence 1975

Box 1, Folder 32

Department of Motor Vehicles, correspondence 1976-1979

Box 3, Folder 8

Financial management 1979-1981

Box 1, Folder 33

Collection case, Mr. and Mrs. Martinez 1980

Box 1, Folder 34

Patients notes 1980-1983, undated

Physical Description: Contains restricted material.
Box 1, Folder 35

Patients' rights, general 1980-1983, undated

Box 1, Folder 36-37

Hospital records 1981

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 38

Resumes 1981, undated

Box 2, Folder 13

Job applications 1981-1983, undated

Box 1, Folder 39

Job evaluations and memorandum Bulk, 1981-1983 1975-1976, 1981-1983

Box 1, Folder 40

Personal greeting cards 1981-1983, undated

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Contains (1) metallic butterfly lapel pin from G.S. Brisson.
Box 1, Folder 41

Photographs 1981-1983

Physical Characteristics Note

(85) 3x5" photographs, (6) 4x6" photograph, (5) 5x7" photographs, (1) wallet-sized photograph, (1) cardboard montage of four wallet-sized photographs, and (25) strips of negatives.

Scope and Contents Note

Photographs and negatives contain portraits of individuals and groups. Titles of photograph envelopes include "Winter 82-83," "NOM Retreat 5/83," "Israeli Independence Day, 5/2/82," and "Halloween at NOM, 10/30/81" along with unlabeled photographs.
Box 2, Folder 14

Patients' rights, electroshock 1982, undated

Box 2, Folder 15

Professional memos and correspondence 1983, undated

Box 2, Folder 16

General social services 1983, undated

Box 1, Folder 42

Psychiatry and mental health notes undated

Box 1, Folder 43-44

Growth Group Plus undated

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 2, Folder 17

Psychiatry and mental health notes undated

Box 2, Folder 18

Gay growth groups undated

Box 3, Folder 9

Death and funeral 1983

Box 3, Folder 10

HIV/AIDS documents 1983, undated