Cahill, Martin Papers and Ascent Wellington Records

Span Dates: 1985-1995
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 2 folders


Martin Cahill donated two collections, his personal papers and records pertaining to Ascent [Wellington], the LGBT Catholic organization in New Zealand. The collection of personal papers [#117] contains ephemera of conferences, church services and gay Christian group newsletters. The collection of materials pertaining to Ascent, includes newsletters, circulars, press releases, and submissions.

Hist/Bio Note

Martin Cahill was an active member of Ascent in Welllington and the Homosexual Law Reform Campaign.

Finding Aid

A finding aid is not available. A brief description of the Ascent collection can be seen by scrolling to #480 at the following web address. For Cahill's personal collection, follow the links to Martin Cahill, collection #117.


The collection is located at the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand (LAGANZ), housed at the Alexander Turnbull Library of the National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand. For more information about the collection, contact the archives staff. Contact information can be found at the following web address.


Catholic (Roman) | Ascent (New Zealand) | New Zealand | Wellington