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Current News (Kansas City, MO) Publications

Identifier: Tretter-94

Scope and Contents

To view a full listing of the Tretter Collection's holdings, please visit the UMN Library's Catalog record here: Current News, Tretter Holdings


  • Creation: 1994 - 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Current News was a weekly gay and lesbian publication based in Kansas City, MO. It was first published in 1991 and focused mostly on local entertainment, but it also covered local activisim, such as ACT UP protests. Like many LGBT entertainment publications at the time, it was available at local gay bars.


.25 Linear Feet (1 half Hollinger box)

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This record represents the run of Current News held in the Tretter Collection. It is not a complete run but contains scattered issues from 1994 up to 2000.

Current News (Kansas City, MO) Publications
Kristen Datta
January 2023
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Jean Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies Collecting Area