Bussen, Jim Papers
Span Dates: 1972-1995
Volume: 3 linear feet
His papers include organizational files, photographs, LGBT awards, press clippings, and numerous newsletters of Dignity U.S.A. and Dignity Chicago.
Jim Bussen was a gay rights activist who founded Chicago’s chapter of the gay Catholic group Dignity in January 1972. He served as national president of Dignity USA from 1985-1989.
A brief description of the collection is available online.
This collection is housed at Gerber Hart Library and Archives
Activist (church change) | Catholic (Roman) | Dignity | National Gay & Lesbian Task Force | Gay Liberation Movement | Illinois