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Ed Scruggs:

A Guide to His Papers 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

June 20, 2013



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-06-24T10:25-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
creatorScruggs, Ed, (Edward Goodwin), 1929-2009
Title: Ed Scruggs papers
Dates: 1972; 1993-2009
Quantity: 0.5 linear ft.
AbstractEd Scruggs (1929-2009) was a gay and civil rights activist from Atlanta, Georgia, who was active in the coalition to change the Georgia state flag. The papers are comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, certificates and awards, comemorative materials from president Bill Clinton and information pertaining to the campaign to get the 1994 Olympics out of Cobb County.
Identification: W113
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Papers

The papers are comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, certificates and awards, commemorative materials from President Bill Clinton and information pertaining to the 1994 campaign to get the Olympics out of Cobb County. The materials reflect Scruggs' involvement with gay rights activism in Atlanta.


Biography of Ed Scruggs

Ed Scruggs (1929-2009) was a gay and civil rights activist from Atlanta, Georgia, who was active in the coalition to change the Georgia state flag. He graduated from Buford High School in 1948 and attended Emory University before serving in the US. Army during the Koeran War. Scruggs was also a retired violinist with the Atlanta Symphony and he was a member of the LGBT Veterans Organization, American Veterans for Equal Rights.


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.

Gay activists--Georgia
Gay men--Georgia--Atlanta
Gay pride parades--Georgia
Gay rights movement--Georgia--Cobb County
Veterans--Gays

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], Ed Scruggs Papers, W113, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Floyd Taylor, executor for Ed Scruggs, January 1, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Denelle Eads June 2013.


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