Denton, Richard Papers
Span Dates: 1931-1988
Volume: 4.8 linear feet
This collection includes Avengers Motorcycle Club administrative records, subject files on gay and lesbian organizations, and personal papers of Richard Denton.
William Richard Denton grew up in Seattle, Washington, and graduated from Queen Anne High School in 1947. Denton worked as a minister and librarian for Presbyterian churches in Reno, Nevada, and throughout Southern California. In the 1950s-1960s, Denton was married to a woman named Margie, and they had three children. In the 1970s he became a member and officer of Avengers, a gay motorcycle club.
A finding aid is available through the Online Archives of California
This collection is located at ONE Archives at
Presbyterian Church (USA) | California