Hurwith, Arthur. Papers and Oral History

Span Dates: 1947-2006
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 5 linear ft.


The Arthur Hurwith Papers describe various gay and lesbian subjects as well as Hurwith's activities with the Unitarian Universalist Gay and Lesbian Caucus. These are not described in the oral history.

Hist/Bio Note

Arthur Hurwith was born and raised in New York to a Jewish family. He moved to California in the 1960s and was a San Francisco area activist, schoolteacher and principal. Hurwith is a longtime activist for LGBT senior housing in San Francisco and a founding board member of Openhouse.

Finding Aid

A transcript of an oral history is available at the following site. A short description of the oral history and a paper collection is available by using the search box at the following web address. A finding aid is available by contacting the GLBT Historical Society of Northern California.


The collection is held at the GLBT Historical Society of Northern California [San Francisco, CA].


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