STONEWALL NATIONAL MUSEUM & ARCHIVES

Additional Resources

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

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


ACT UP Oral History Project

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


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

 

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
Sexual Minorities Archive
College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, MA
Focus: Transgender individuals internationally
Holdings: 8,200 items

 

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

 

Gerber/Hart Library and Archive
Chicago, IL
Focus: Chicago metropolitan area and Midwest
Holdings: 22,500 library, 1,700 linear feet of archives

 

GLBT Historical Association
San Francisco, CA
Focus: San Francisco and Los Angeles
Holdings: 3,500 linear feet of magazines, papers, newsletters

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

June L. Mazer Lesbian Collection
West Hollywood, CA
Focus: Lesbian and feminist history; California
Holdings: 2,300 titles

 

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

 

Outwards Archives
Los Angeles, CA
Focus: Recorded oral histories

 

Quatrefoil Library
Minneapolis, MN
Holdings: LGBTQ Library + Community Center

 

Queer Zine Archive Project
Focus: Queer zines

 

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

 

Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection
University of Minneapolis Library
Minneapolis, MN
Focus: Midwest, Twin Cities
Holdings: 3,500 linear feet of material

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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