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Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alliance records


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

The Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alliance (BGALA) was an LGBTQ club at Haverford College from approximately 1989 to 2000.

This collection contains booklets and journals from Haverford's club Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alliance (BGALA). There is a journal shared by club members, several copies of a club-specific arts magazine, a resource guide for members, and several articles written for a club publication called PRISM. The collection also includes event flyers, organizational materials, Outtalk essays, and materials pertaining to the planning of the BGALA lounge.

Folders are arranged thematically and chronologically.

Acquisition unknown.

Processed by Anna Neuheardt; completed February, 2019; updated by Elizabeth Jones-Minsinger, February 2021.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Anna Neuheardt
Finding Aid Date
February, 2019
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Prism Materials, 1987-1991.
Box 1 Folder 1
You're Not Alone: Resource Booklet, 1991.
Box 1 Folder 2
The Angels Are Singing: Magazine, 1995.
Box 1 Folder 3
BGALA Journal, 1995-2007.
Box 1 Folder 4
Emails, 2000.
Box 1 Folder 5
Organizational Materials, ca. 1989.
Box 1 Folder 6
Edmund J. Lee Memorial Prize, 1989.
Box 1 Folder 7
Harassment incident and equal opportunity policy, 1989-1990.
Box 1 Folder 8
Haverford College informational packets, ca. 1990.
Box 1 Folder 9
Event flyers and organizational materials, 1992-2001 and undated.
Box 1 Folder 10
Lounge planning and monitoring, 1993.
Box 1 Folder 11
Haverford opinion/attitude study, 1993.
Box 1 Folder 12
Customs, 1993-1997.
Box 1 Folder 13
Outtalk essays, 1997-1998.
Box 1 Folder 14
Correspondence, 2000.
Box 1 Folder 15

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