Hope and Unity Metropolitan and Community Church Collection of Graeme Reid

Span Dates: 1995-1998
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 4 boxes; 99 audiocassettes; 38 videocassettes


The collection consists of his oral histories and video-documentation of healing rituals, gender, kinship relations, and the significance of the Holy Spirit in community life.

Hist/Bio Note

Graeme Reid assembled the Hope and Unity Metropolitan and Community Church (HUMCC) [Johannesburg, South Africa] Collection for an ethnographic study of the HUMCC. This study focused on issues concerning an integrated cultural identity for gay and lesbians.

Finding Aid

An guide to all the GALA collections is available at the following site; an inventory of the collections is available by contacting the GALA archives.


The collection is held at the Gay and Lesbian Archives of South Africa (GALA). GALA is located within the Historical Papers Department of the William Cullen Library at the University of Witwatersrand in Braamfontein near Johannesburg, South Africa.


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