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The Finding aid to the Carol Waymire Collection

Finding aid prepared by Katrina Sire, © 2013

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator
Waymire, Carol
Title
Carol Waymire activist collection
Collection no.
Coll2013.031
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1973-1979
Date [inclusive]
1973-2000
Extent
0.4 linear feet., 1 archives carton.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes fliers, minutes, notes and related records for several Los Angeles organizations including Action Coalition Against Briggs, Los Angeles Lesbian Feminists, Los Angeles Women's Forum, the Peoples College of Law, the Socialist Feminist Network, and Women Against Violence Against Women. Carol Waymire was a member of several lesbian/women's organizations including Woman Rising Collective, the Socialist-Feminist Network, and served as the coordinator of the Coalition of Older Lesbians (CoOL).

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Carol Waymire Collection, Coll2013.031, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biography

Carol Waymire was a member of several lesbian/women's organizations including the Woman Rising Collective and the Socialist-Feminist Network, and served as the coordinator of the Coalition of Older Lesbians (CoOL).

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Scope and Content

The Carol Waymire collection includes a limited number of fliers, minutes and notes for several Los Angeles organizations including Action Coalition Against Briggs, Los Angeles Lesbian Feminists, Los Angeles Women's Forum, the Socialist Feminist Network, and Women Against Violence Against Women. The Peoples College of Law also includes letters from across the country requesting information along with organizational and related records. The correspondence and lesbian organizations fliers contain a variety of catalogs, fliers, and newsletters collected by Waymire.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
© 2013
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

Method of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Katrina Sire, May 2013.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials

Removed to Coll2012-175 ONE Archives gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender manuscripts collection:

The Gay Questions and Women's Opression by the Los Angels Work Group, M-L, February 1979.

Removed to the ONE periodical collection:

ACLU Gay Rights Newsletter: November 1977, February 1979

Lesbian Connection: March 1978

The NOW Times (Van Nuys, California): February 1980

National NOW Times: September /October 1979

Sunset Junction Neighborhood Alliance: July 1983

The Third Lesbian/Gay Catalog (The Lesbian and Gay Business Guild): Winter 1981-1982

Removed to ONE program collection:

West Coast Lesbians Festival II

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Lesbian activists--California--Los Angeles
  • Lesbian feminism

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Other Finding Aids

"Women Rising History Day" .  California State University Long Beach Digital Repository. California State University Long Beach. Web. April 6, 2013.

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Carol Waymire activist collection 1973-2000 

Box Folder

 Action Coalition Against Briggs fliers 1977-1978 

1 1

 Correspondence 1979-2000 

1 2

 Gay Rights Task Force minutes 1979 

1 3

 Lesbian organizations fliers 1973-1993 

1 3

 Los Angeles Lesbian Feminist records 1977-1978   [2 folders]

1 4-5

 Los Angeles Women's Forum records 1977   [2 folders]

1 6-7

 People's College of Law records 1975-1977 

1 8

 Socialist Feminist Network records 1979-1986 

1 9

 Women Against Violence Against Women records circa 1975 

1 10

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