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Eddie Anderson Papers (MS-00457)

Abstract

The Eddie Anderson Papers date from 1965 to 2000. The collection contains material from Eddie Anderson’s work as a political and social activist, as well as his radio career in Reno, Nevada. Included are newspaper articles, research notes, correspondence, speeches on political activism and gay rights, video recordings, audio recordings, memorabilia, black-and-white photographs, and color photographs. There is a photograph of Eddie Anderson with President Richard Nixon from 1969.

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Date
1965 to 2000
Extent
3.64 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
3.25 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Papers
Related People/Corporations
Access Note

Collection is open for research, with the exception of materials that are restricted to protect personally identifiable information. Restrictions are noted at the file level of the inventory.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.

Scope and Contents Note

The Eddie Anderson Papers date from 1965 to 2000. The collection contains material from Eddie Anderson’s work as a political and social activist, as well as his radio career in Reno, Nevada. Included are newspaper articles, research notes, correspondence, speeches on political activism and gay rights, video recordings, audio recordings, memorabilia, black-and-white photographs, and color photographs. There is a photograph of Eddie Anderson with President Richard Nixon from 1969.

Biographical / Historical Note

Eddie Anderson is a political and social activist based out of Reno, Nevada. In the 1990s Eddie Anderson was spokesman for NO HATE (Nevadans Organized for Human, Advocacy, Tolerance and Equality). His work is focused on fundraising for multiple sclerosis, political campaigning for the Democratic Party, and equal rights for minorities and women. Much of his work is concentrated on gay rights and promoting tolerance. Anderson had a career in the 1980s and 1990s as a radio talk-show host where he discussed many of these issues. He also interviewed politicians and sports figures.

Arrangement

Materials remain in original order.

Related Collections

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

Anderson, Eddie. Interview, 2000 October 11. OH-00035. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Eddie Anderson Papers, 1965-2000. MS-00457. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS00457
Acquisition Note

Materials were donated in 2000 by Eddie Anderson; accession number 2002-027.

Processing Note

In 2017, as part of an archival backlog elimination project, Brooks Whittaker processed the collection.

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