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Ted Lenhart LGBTQ Community Collection (MS-00484)

Abstract

The Ted Lenhart LGBTQ Community Collection (1990-2001) is comprised of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and organizational material detailing LGBTQ community issues in Nevada throughout the 1990s. The collection includes materials from organizations including: Aid for AIDS of Nevada, the Clark County Coalition of HIV/AIDS Service Providers, the Nevada chapter of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT-UP), efforts to organize an HIV-Negative Men’s support group in Nevada, and Nevada Outdoors, an LGBTQ hiking club.

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Date
1990-2001
Extent
0.19 Cubic Feet (1 box)
0.21 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
Related People/Corporations
Creator: Lenhart, Ted
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Ted Lenhart LGBTQ Community Collection (1990-2001) is comprised of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and organizational material detailing LGBTQ community issues in Nevada throughout the 1990s. The collection includes materials from organizations including: Aid for AIDS of Nevada, the Clark County Coalition of HIV/AIDS Service Providers, the Nevada chapter of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT-UP), efforts to organize an HIV-Negative Men’s support group in Nevada, and Nevada Outdoors, an LGBTQ hiking club.

Biographical / Historical Note

Ted Lenhart worked as an LGBTQ activist in Las Vegas, Nevada during the 1990s, primarily focused on the HIV and AIDS epidemic. He worked with multiple organizations, including the Nevada chapters of Aid for AIDS, AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT-UP), and the Clark County Coalition of HIV/AIDS Service Providers. Additionally, Lenhart worked to develop social support groups for LGBTQ individuals, including the HIV-Negative Men’s Support Group and Nevada Outdoors, an LGBTQ hiking club.

Arrangement

Material is arranged by organization.

Related Collections

The following resources may provide additional information related to the materials in this collection:

Dennis McBride Collection on LGBTQ Las Vegas, Nevada 1993-2017. MS-00802. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dennis McBride LGBTQ Poster and Sign Collection, 1984-2012. MS-00842. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Las Vegas Bugle Collection on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History, 1984-2002. MS-00476. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada LGBTQ Collection, 1955-2016. MS-00251. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lee Plotkin Papers, 1955-2006. MS-00518. Special Collections and Archives, UNLV Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Rick L. May Papers, 1982-1997. MS-00446. Special Collections and Archives, UNLV Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Terry Wilsey Papers on the Las Vegas, Nevada LGBT Community, 1979-2002. MS-00472. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Ted Lenhart LGBTQ Community Collection, 1990-2001. MS-00484. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::MS00484
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 2004 by Ted Lenhart; accession number 2005-09.

Processing Note

Material was minimally processed by Dennis McBride in 2004. In 2014, as part of a legacy finding aid conversion project, Ian M. Baldwin revised and enhanced the collection description to bring it into compliance with current professional standards. Subsequently, Ian M. Baldwin entered the data into ArchivesSpace. In 2019, as part of an archival backlog elimination project, Melise Leech revised the collection description to bring it into compliance with current professional standards.

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