Guide to the Christine Browning Files on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues at the University of California, Irvine AS.151

Finding aid prepared by Audra Eagle Yun
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
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Title: Christine Browning files on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender issues at the University of California, Irvine
Identifier/Call Number: AS.151
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1984-2002
Abstract: Christine Browning, Ph.D., was a psychologist at the University of California, Irvine. She accumulated materials related to her work as a mentor and activist for LGBT issues at UC Irvine and within the University of California. The materials in this collection illustrate Browning's work as an advocate and leader, including UC Irvine's "Shantytown" and domestic partnership housing, the UC Irvine Matthew Sheppard Memorial, the UC Irvine Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Lesbians and Gay Men, the UC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Association, the UC Irvine LGBT Resource Center and student retreats, the UC Irvine Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Student Union (GLBSU), and the UC Irvine Lesbian and Gay Faculty Staff Network (LGFSN).
Creator: Browning, Christine

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Preferred Citation

Christine Browning Files on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues at the University of California, Irvine. AS-151. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
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Historical Background

Christine Browning, Ph.D., retired as Senior Staff Psychologist for the Counseling Center at the University of California, Irvine in 2011. She accumulated materials related to her work as a mentor and activist for LGBT issues at UC Irvine and within the University of California. Beginning in 1987, Browning served as co-chair with Bob Gentry, Assistant Dean of Students, of the UC Irvine Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Lesbians and Gay Men. She was part of the founding advisory board for the UC Irvine LGBT Resource Center, served on the steering committee of the UC Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Association (UCLGBTIA), and served as coordinator and advisor for the UC Irvine LGBT Mentoring Program.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The materials in this collection illustrate Browning's work as an advocate and leader, including UC Irvine's "Shantytown" and domestic partnership housing, the UC Irvine Matthew Sheppard Memorial, the UC Irvine Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Lesbians and Gay Men, the UC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Association, the UC Irvine LGBT Resource Center and student retreats, the UC Irvine Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Student Union (GLBSU), and the UC Irvine Lesbian and Gay Faculty Staff Network (LGFSN).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

University of California, Irvine -- Archives.
Activists -- California -- Orange County.
College students -- Counseling of -- California -- Irvine -- 20th century
Gays -- California -- Orange County -- Archives.
Lesbians -- California -- Orange County -- Archives.
Student housing -- California -- Irvine -- History -- Sources