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Michael Loewy Papers (MS-00412)

Abstract

The Michael Loewy Papers (1985-1991) contain bylaws, correspondence, conference programs, suggestions and evaluation forms, agendas, and minutes for the Desert Mountain States Lesbian and Gay Conference. Also included are correspondence from the Lesbian and Gay Academic Union (LGAU) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, fliers, and an Empower Each Other directory.

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Date
1985-1991
Extent
0.21 Cubic Feet (1 box)
0.23 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Papers
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Access Note

Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Michael Loewy Papers (1985-1991) contain bylaws, correspondence, conference programs, suggestions and evaluation forms, agendas, and minutes for the Desert Mountain States Lesbian and Gay Conference, which he founded in 1985. Also included are correspondence from the Lesbian and Gay Academic Union (LGAU) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, fliers, and an Empower Each Other Directory.

Biographical / Historical Note

Michael Loewy was the founder of Desert Mountain States Lesbian and Gay Conference and the Lesbian and Gay Academic Union at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Loewy moved to California in 1987, but remained involved with the gay community in Las Vegas. In 2002 he graduated with a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2003 he won a Foundation Award, "Honoring the Pioneers of Gay Las Vegas."

Arrangement

Material is arranged alphabetically.

Preferred Citation

Michael Loewy Papers, 1985-1991. MS-00412. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS00412
Acquisition Note

Material was donated in 2000 by Dennis McBride; accession number 2000-03.

Processing Note

In 2018, as part of an archival backlog elimination project, Joyce Moore arranged the materials and revised the collection description to bring it into compliance with current professional standards.

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