Beery, Barbara Papers

Span Dates: 1970s-1990s
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 0.2 linear feet (one half-manuscript box)


This collection consists of subject files collected by Barbara Beery related to lesbian and gay rights law, historical study, and religious groups. It includes “Identity: Lesbian and Gay Christian Scientists” and “Bay Area Lesbians in Law” newsletters; clippings and correspondence documenting the 1994 controversy regarding gay clergy at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Oakland; and 1970s meeting materials, mailers, and clippings from the Lesbian Rights Alliance, Lesbian Rights Project, Lesbian History Collective, and Gay Rights Advocates.

Hist/Bio Note

Barbara Beery was a lesbian attorney in the San Francisco Bay area in the 1970s to 1990s.

Finding Aid

An online finding aid is available, but does not indicate the date, location, or quantity of the newsletter, "Identity: Lesbian and Gay Christian Scientists".


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