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Guide to the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County Records MS.R.118
MS.R.118  
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Description
This collection comprises the records of The Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County (The Center OC), a not-for-profit organization serving the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in Orange County, California. The collection documents the Center OC's operations, sponsored events, services, fundraising, educational activities, and public health campaigns including those addressing HIV/AIDS. Materials include reports, newsletters, memoranda, event programs, photographs, fliers, posters, training and educational materials, clippings, and audiovisual recordings.
Background
The Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County (The Center OC) is one of the oldest gay and lesbian community centers in the United States, established as a volunteer organization in 1971 and incorporated in 1975 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit community-based organization. The Center's programming serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, including the Spanish-speaking LGBT community, those who are questioning, LGBT youth, and LGBT families.
Extent
14.1 Linear feet (28 boxes and 3 oversized folders)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.