Marinissen, Jan Collection on the Council on Religion and the Homosexual (CRH) Records

Span Dates: 1963-1975
Bulk Dates:
Volume: .6 linear feet


The collection includes organizational records; correspondence and memos; board and member meeting minutes; conference materials; financial records; mass mailings; publications; and writings and bibliographies on the church and homosexuality. Newsletters were transferred to the GLBTHS Periodical Collection.

Hist/Bio Note

Jan Marinissen (1928-2002) was the Rehabilitation Secretary of CRH and served on its board. An ordained minister associated with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Marinissen was a longtime advocate of, and influence on, the inmates’ rights and prison reform movements of the 1960s and 1970s.

Finding Aid

A finding aid is available through the Online Archives of California.


This collection is housed at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco.


Council on Religion and the Homosexual | California | San Francisco