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Stonewall Bar Association:

A Guide to Its Records at Georgia State University

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

October 2013



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-27T14:25-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator:Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia
Title: Stonewall Bar Association records
Dates: 1995-2012
Quantity: 1.75 Linear feet
Abstract:The Stonewall Bar Association was founded to support gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual policies and lawmaking in the state of Georgia. The Association's records, 1995-2012, consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, bylaws, and reports donated by former officers.
Identification: W117
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Records

The Stonewall Bar Association Records, 1994-2012, are organized in three series, reflecting three past presidents of the organization: Jane Morrison’s papers, Brian Basinger’s papers, and Jeff Swart’s papers. The records include correspondence, meeting minutes, bylaws and reports. A large number of folders are dedicated to the Stonewall Bar Association’s Annual Awards Dinner. A Separated Materials series contains two floppy disks, two CDs, and a pin.


Historical Note about the Stonewall Bar Association

The Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia (SBA) a professional association of attorneys, judges, law students, paralegals and other legal professionals. SBA supports the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and opposes discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identity. Members of the association are straight as well as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. SBA provides informational resources and educational opportunities for its membership and the general public, and fosters ties between judges, attorneys, and law students. SBA holds an Annual Awards Dinner for its members and supporters.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Basinger, Brian M. (Brian Michael)
Morrison, Jane (Judge)
Swart, Jeffrey J.
Gays--Legal status, laws, etc.
Lawyers--Societies, etc.
Atlanta (Ga.)
Georgia

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], Stonewall Bar Association Records, W117, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Jane Morrison (October 19, 2012), Brian Basinger (February 8, 2013), and Jeff Swart (May 7, 2013).

Processing Information

Processed by Courtney Nix, October 2013.


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