STONEWALL NATIONAL MUSEUM & ARCHIVES

Additional Resources

SNMA is only one of the many LGBTQ archives around the country. Check out these other organizations.


ACT UP Oral History Project

New York, NY
Focus: ACT UP/HIV & AIDS
Holdings: Interviews, video clips

AIDS Education Posters
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Focus: HIV & AIDS
Holdings: Posters

Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony
Focus: Same-sex and same-gender loving women
Holdings: Oral Histories

Holdings: 3,500 linear feet, 23,900 library items


BI/PAN Library

Focus: Bi+ people, and media focused on Bi+ characters and issues
Holdings: Media

Butch.org

Focus: Personal blog of filmmaker, collector and queer historian Jenni Olson since 1995
Holdings: Films, Queer Photo Archive, Writings

Black Lesbian Archives
Focus: Black Lesbians
Holdings: Articles, Posters, flyers, Mixtapes, Videos, Photos, Audio, Publication, Poetry

The Center
New York, NY
Focus: New York City
Holdings: Papers, serials, archival materials

 Cherry Grove Archives Collection
Fire Island, NY

Chris Gonzalez Library and Archives
Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN
Focus: Indianapolis and the Midwest
Holdings: 7,000 titles

The Dallas Way
University of North Texas
Dallas, TX
Focus:  LGBTQ history of Dallas TX
Holdings: Oral histories, papers, archival materials

The Madeline Davis LGBTQ Archive of Western New York
Western New York State & Southern Ontario
Buffalo, NY
Holdings: 50+ Organizational records, manuscripts, archival materials

Digital Transgender Archive
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
Focus: Transgender individuals internationally
Holdings: 8,200 items

Diverse Sexuality and Gender Section of the Society of American Archivists
Professional organization for archivists working with LGBTQ collections.

Fales Library Special Collections
New York University
New York, NY
Focus: LGBTQ life in NYC

Gay and Lesbian Archives of Pacific Northwest
Portland, OR
Focus: Portland and the Pacific Northwest
Holdings: Papers, books, oral histories

The Gay Ohio History Initiative (GOHI)
An initiative of the Ohio History Connection

Gerber/Hart Library and Archive
Focus: Chicago and Midwest
Holdings: books, periodicals, archives, and artifacts

GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, CA
Focus: San Francisco Bay Area
Holdings: 3,500 linear feet of manuscript collections, photographs, periodicals, ephemera, artifacts, and textiles

Gulf Coast Archive and Museum
Houston, TX
Focus: Coastal areas of Texas

Historical Society of Missouri
Saint Louis, MO
Focus: LGBTQ serials
Holdings: 5 boxes

Human Sexuality Collections
Cornell University Libraries
Ithaca, NY
Focus: US gay and lesbian community and pornography

I’m From Driftwood
Focus: LGBT Story Archive
Holdings: Videos

Invisible Histories Project
Birmingham, AL
Focus: Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia

James Hormel LGBTQIA Center 
San Francisco, CA
Holdings: books, magazines, audiovisual materials, archives, photographs

Jenni Olson Queer Film Collection at Harvard Film Archive
Cambridge, MA
Holdings: Prints, negatives, digital masters, and production and distribution documentation, film and video material documenting LGBT film history

LAMBDA Archives of San Diego
San Diego, CA
Focus: San Diego
Holdings: oral histories, archival materials

The Lavender Effect 

Leather Archives and Museum
Chicago, IL
Focus: leather, fetish, kink

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
Allentown, PA
Archives are held in partnership with Muhlenberg College
Focus: History of the LGBTQ community of the Lehigh Valley, in Eastern PA

Holdings: papers from activists, organizations, individuals, publications, and oral histories collections


Lesbian Herstory Archives
Brooklyn, NY
Focus: Lesbians and their communities
Holdings: 11,000 titles, 1,500 subject files

Leslie-Lohman Museum
New York, NY
Focus: LGBTQ visual art
Holdings 20,000 objects

LGBT Center of Central PA History Project
Focus: Central Pennsylvania
Holdings: Oral history project and archival collection


LGBTQ History Digital Collaboratory

University of Toronto, Canada
Holdings: Oral Histories


LGBTQ Iowa Archives and Library

Holdings: Transgender Oral History Project of Iowa, LGBT Oral Histories of Central Iowa

LGBT Religious Archives Network

Making Gay History

June L. Mazer Lesbian Collection

West Hollywood, CA
Focus: Lesbian and feminist history; California
Holdings: 2,300 titles

Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
South Hadley, MA
Focus: Mount Holyoke College community
Holdings: LGBTQ Alum Oral History Project and other collections

The National AIDS Memorial
San Francisco, CA
Focus: AIDS and fear, silence, discrimination, stigma
Holdings: All 48,000 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in an interactive experience

National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame
Chicago, IL
Focus: LGBTQ athletes

Northwest Lesbian Gay Museum Project
Seattle, WA
Focus: Seattle and Pacific Northwest
Holdings: Oral histories and papers

One National Gay & Lesbian Archives
USC Library
Los Angeles, CA
Focus: LGBTQ history
Holdings: Over 2 million items

Outspoken: Oral History from LGBTQ Pioneers
Las Vegas, Nevada
Focus: Oral Histories

Outspoken Films
LGBT Documentaries

Out Alliance Library & Archives
Rochester, NY
Focus: Rochester LGBTQ+ community, Upstate NY, feminist materials
Holdings: 10,000 circulating books, DVDs; rare, pulp, magazines, newspapers
Re-housing primary source materials in other local archives. Yearly archival event with community partners.

Outwards Archives
Los Angeles, CA
Focus: Recorded oral histories

Quatrefoil Library
Minneapolis, MN
Holdings: LGBTQ Library + Community Center
Holdings: 30,000 books, DVDs, periodicals, the majority of them circulating.

Queer Zine Archive Project
Focus: Queer zines

Rainbow History Project 
Washington, DC
Focus: History, arts, and culture relevant to sexually diverse communities in Greater Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Holdings: 1,400 DC-focused items including oral histories

River Campus Libraries Rare Books and Special Collections AIDS Education Posters
Rochester, NY
Focus: HIV/AIDS

The Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria

Transgender Media Portal
Carleton University
Ottawa, ON
Focus: Audiovisual media by trans, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming creators
Holdings: 1500+ records

The Trans + Gender Project

Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies
University of Minnesota Libraries
Minneapolis, MN
Focus: Upper Midwest, US, and International archival materials and rare books
Holdings: 3,500 linear feet of material

Tucson LGBTQ Museum
Tucson, AZ
Focus: LGBTQ community in Tucson
Holdings:  Oral histories, papers and serials

Anchorage, Alaska
Focus: LGBTQ Alaska
Holdings: Papers, Newsletters, Flyers

University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Focus: Texas LGBTQ community; Happy Foundation archives
Holdings:  2,000 records

Visual AIDS
Focus: HIV & AIDS

William Way LGBT Community Center
Philadelphia, PA
Focus: LGBTQ history of Philadelphia metropolitan area
Holdings: 1,000 linear feet of material

 

Awards, Reviews and Other Literary Resources

Lambda Literary Foundation
Publishes reviews of LGBTQ books every month on their website and offers awards annually each spring.

Rainbow
Founded in 1970, Rainbow is the LGBTQ roundtable of the American Library Association.  In addition to providing connections between professionals in the field, each year they offer the Stonewall Book Awards.

The American Library Association also publishs suggested bibliographies of titles of relevance to additional segments of the LGBTQ population.

Asian LGBTQ

Black LGBTQ

LGBTQ with Disabilities

LGBTQ Latinos/Latinas

LGBTQ Teens

Guidelines for an LGBTQ friendly library

Additional ALA LGBTQ resources

Other LGBTQ Community Resources

CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
Focus: Umbrella organization for LGBT Community Centers
Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Nursing Home Abuse Center

Focus: Advocating for LGBTQ Elderly
Chestnut Hill, MA

Out for America
Focus: Elevating LGBTQ Elected Officials
Washington, DC

Sunshine Behavioral Health
Focus: Substance Abuse Addiction and Recovery
Transgender Community and Substance Abuse Guide

 

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