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Tavern Guild of San Francisco Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS144
The Tavern Guild of San Francisco (TGSF) collection is contained in one box and spans 1965-1992. The 418-page collection mainly consist of the TGSF newsletters, which provided members with meeting minutes, financial and membership reports, community announcements and upcoming events, and lists of unemployed bartenders and patron who wrote bad checks. Also in the collection are items of administrative and membership correspondence, flyers, and membership applications and surveys. The mimeograph newsletters (in 8-1/2" x 11" format) document more than 20 years of the advocacy, organizing, fundraising and promotional work of TGSF.

Dates

  • 1964-1992
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

Conditions Governing Use

Available for research.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Tavern Guild of San Francisco (TGSF) was founded in 1962 when an informal drinking group of gay bar owners and bartenders created an organization to share news, socialize and protect their community from discriminatory laws. The Tavern Guild of San Francisco collection is contained in one box and spans the years 1965-1992. The 418-page collection mainly consists of the TGSF newsletters, which provided members with meeting minutes, financial and membership reports, community announcements and upcoming events, and lists of unemployed bartenders and patron who wrote bad checks.

Arrangement

Chronological.
Arrangement The newsletters are arraigned chronologically.

Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 2014.

Processing Information

Nora Epstein, July 2014.
Title
Guide to the Tavern Guild of San Francisco Collection
Author
Nora Epstein
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
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