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Denton (Richard) papers
Coll2014-033  
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Description
Avengers Motorcycle Club administrative records, subject files on gay and lesbian organizations, and personal papers, 1931-1988, from Richard Denton. Denton worked as a minister and librarian for Presbyterian churches throughout California. In the 1970s he became a member and officer of Avengers, a gay motorcycle club.
Background
William Richard Denton grew up in Seattle, Washington, and graduated from Queen Anne High School in 1947. Denton worked as a minister and librarian for Presbyterian churches in Reno, Nevada, and throughout Southern California. In the 1950s-1960s, Denton was married to a woman named Margie, and they had three children. In the 1970s he became a member and officer of Avengers, a gay motorcycle club.
Extent
4.8 Linear Feet 3 boxes, 2 cartons, 1 flat box.
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.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.