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Transgender Research Guide

Identifier: Tretter-357

Scope and Content

The Transgender Research Guide, 1923-2014 is composed of magazines, newsletters, newspapers, zines, pamphlets, correspondence, organizational records, clippings, photocopies, educational material, and ephemera. Coverage is given to subjects specific to national and international transgender individuals and communities.


  • Creation: 1923-2014


Language of Materials

English and Spanish

Restrictions on Access

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Restrictions on Use

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).


22 boxes (8.76 linear feet)


This research guide presents a summary of holdings in the collection that are primarily relevant to transgender research. Researchers are encouraged to search in MNCAT, and the Tretter Collection finding aids to supplement these results.


  1. Transgender Informational Files, 1941-2014.
  2. Transgender Periodicals 1, 1965-1992.
  3. Transgender Periodicals 2, 1970-2002.
  4. Transgender Periodicals 3, 1976-1981.
  5. Transgender Periodicals 4, 1923-1981.
  6. Transgender Newsletters, 1979-2006.
  7. Tri Ess (Gift of Jane Fee), 1993-2001.
  8. Boulton and Park Society Publications, 1987-2001.
  9. Cataloged Periodicals, 1963-2005.

Related Materials

Conversations with Chris Collection, Max Gries papers, OutFront records, MN Men of Color records, QSCC records, MN Men of Color records, GLBT(A) Programs Office records, UM-D GLBT Services records, Calliope Chorus records, A Women's Coffeehouse Collective records, Lisa Albrecht papers, Two-Spirit papers, The Marlene Somers Collection, Dallas Denny Papers, Trans Oral History Project, Jane Fee Papers, Andrea Jenkins Papers, Carter Thurmond Papers

Transgender Research Guide, 1923-2014
Emily Atchison
February 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Jean Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies Collecting Area