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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the AIDS Collection, 1985-1990



Descriptive Summary

Creator: AIDS Collection
Title: AIDS Collection
Dates: 1985-1990
Abstract: The AIDS Collection, 1985-1990, contains flyers, news clippings, medical studies, and guidelines, which document the work of and issues confronting AIDS organizations in Arkansas and Texas, specifically the Austin Lesbian Gay Political Caucus, AIDS Services of Austin, Austin AIDS Project, Washington County AIDS Task Force, Inc., Arkansas AIDS Foundation, and AIDS Resources Center.
Accession No.: 90-270
Extent: 1 ft., 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The AIDS Collection, 1985-1990, contains flyers, news clippings, medical studies, and guidelines, which document the work of and issues confronting AIDS organizations in Arkansas and Texas, specifically the Austin Lesbian Gay Political Caucus, AIDS Services of Austin, Austin AIDS Project, Washington County AIDS Task Force, Inc., Arkansas AIDS Foundation, and AIDS Resources Center. The flyers discuss events and marches, fundraising, and awareness, and periodicals concern education, outreach, and organizations. News stories relate to public policies, events, and homophobic acts, while medical studies describe the disease, infection rates, and fatality rates. Printed guidelines provide strategies for discussion of HIV/AIDS in schools and at home. Furthermore, the collection addresses counseling and outreach efforts of the AIDS organizations.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Membership lists are restricted until the year 2015.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
AIDS Resources Center
AIDS Services of Austin
Arkansas AIDS Foundation
Austin AIDS Project
Austin Lesbian Gay Political Caucus
Washington County AIDS Task Force, Inc.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) -- Arkansas.
AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- United States.
AIDS (Disease) -- History.
AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation -- United States.
AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention -- Social aspects.
AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention -- Study and teaching.
AIDS (Disease) -- Texas.
AIDS (Disease) -- United States.
HIV/AIDS awareness -- United States.
Places
Arkansas – History.
Texas – History.
United States – History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

AIDS Collection, 1985-1990, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection contains unprocessed materials.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/B54 AIDS Collection, 1985-1990
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2.325/B55 AIDS Collection, 1985-1990
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2.325/B56 AIDS Collection, 1985-1990
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2.325/V63 AIDS Collection, 1985-1990
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2.325/A106c AIDS Collection, 1985-1990

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