Northland Gay Men's Center Records
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains correspondence and documents related to Northland Gay Men's Center's membership, operations, board, discussion groups, events, newsletter, library, activities such as Adopt-a-Highway participation, and local and regional partnerships. In addition, the collection includes financial records, grant applications and associated documentation, notes from calls the center received from individuals, and memorabilia from community events in which the Center was involved, such as Duluth-Superior Pride, Twin Cities Pride, and Duluth Christmas and St. Patrick's Day Parades.
- Creation: 1980 - 2014
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1992 - 2009
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.
The Northland Gay Men's Center (NGMC) was founded in Duluth in 1992, and served Northern Minnesota, Northwestern Wisconsin, and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Center's mission is to be an affirming and substance-free community space, providing information and support, and working to build awareness and end oppression and discrimination in the wider community.
5 Linear Feet (5 Paige boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection is organized into the following series:
I. Administrative and Financial
II. Programs and Operations
IV. Audiovisual, Digital, and Photographs
V. Press Clippings and Publications
Initial processing and finding aid authorship was completed by Christina Getaz in 2017.
Upon the arrival of a new accession in 2021, further processing and finding aid editing and authorship was completed by Myra Billund-Phibbs in March 2022.
- Northland Gay Men's Center Records
- Christina Getaz, Myra Billund-Phibbs
- 2017, 2022
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