Joseph (Joe) Ward Papers
Scope and Content
The collection includes board meeting documents, brochures, event information, and ephemera from the organization Soul Essence as well as publications.
- 2000-2007, undated
- Ward, Joseph (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material in English
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).
Joseph (Joe) Ward, a former Minnesotan who lives in California, worked as an advocate for the African American GLBT community in Minnesota. He was heavily involved in Minnesota Men of Color, serving as Board Treasurer in the 2000s, and also acted as Director of Soul Essence, a Twin Cities African American GLBT group which he cofounded in 2002.
1 box (.21 linear feet)
The collection contains the professional papers of Joseph (Joe) Ward.
Source of acquisition
Donated by Joseph (Joe) Ward.
The collection was processed by Teresa Tjepkes in 2014 as part of a project financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
- African American bisexuals Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African American gay men Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African American lesbians Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- African American transgender people Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Minnesota Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Minnesota Soul Essence
- Ward, Joseph
- Joseph (Joe) Ward papers, 2000-2007
- Teresa Tjepkes
- October 2014
- 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