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The Lesbians and Policing Project (LesPop)

  • GB 1534 GB1534 LP
  • Collection
  • 1984 - 1990

The collection consists of papers relating to the activities of Les Pop including organisational papers, funding information and promotional material.

The Lesbians and Policing Project, 1984-1990

Papers of Rosemary Manning

  • GB 1534 RM
  • Fonds
  • 1887 - 1990

The collection consists of documents relating to Rosemary Manning including manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, invoices, magazine and newspaper articles, newspaper clippings and photocopies, flyers and posters, diaries, photographs and brochures. The documents relate to the fictional writing of Rosemary Manning, both in the project research and in the writing process. LGBTQ+ material is also present in the collection, and writing referring to the writer’s coming out is present in autobiographical and interview form.

Manning, Rosemary, 1911-1988, British writer

Papers of Jackie Forster

  • GB 1534 JF
  • Collection
  • 1955 - 1998

Papers and correspondence of activist and news reporter Jackie Forster (née Jacqueline Moir Mackenzie; 6 November 1926 – 10 October 1998). Including autograph, typescript, printed and photocopied material.
The archive contains papers relating the Forster’s literary and acting career, including draft, proof and printed materials of her works; personal and business correspondence, acting career related materials, such as scripts and notes, drafts of speeches and debates, annotated drafts, press cutting of Forsters articles and of issues related to the gay and lesbian community in the media and a range of personal papers detailing Forsters activist work on various projects throughout her life. The archive also contains personal correspondence and materials relating to Forster’s family members, photographs of Forster throughout her life and a collection of books signed and dedicated to her.

Forster, Jacqueline Moir (1926-1998)

Papers of Barbara Burford

  • GB 1534 BB
  • Fonds
  • 1976 - 1988

This collection contains records relating to the life of Barbara Burford, including drafts of literary works, research notes, professional and personal correspondence, photographs, memorabilia and cassette tapes.

Burford, Barbara (1944-2010)

Gwynedd and Bangor Lesbian Line

  • GB 1534 GWY
  • Collection
  • 1984 - 1989

4 series of papers of the Gwynedd and Bangor Lesbian Line from 1987-1989. Including written, typescript, printed and photocopied material. Contains materials relating to the line’s organisational running, such as meeting minutes, banking certificates and draft speeches; Correspondence including Christmas cards from line members and employee letters; the Lines newsletters, and various items ephemera including leaflets, flyers and printed images.

Gwynedd and Bangor Lesbian Line, 1984-1989

Camden Lesbian Centre and Black Lesbian Group Archive

  • GB 1534 CLCBLG
  • Collection
  • 1964 - 2001

Papers and correspondence of Camden Lesbian Centre and Black Lesbian Group (CLCLBLG), a lesbian feminist collective and physical space (c.1982-1995). Includes autograph, typescript, printed and photocopied material.

The archive includes: personal and business correspondence; CLCBLG administrative records including annual reports, diaries, meeting minutes and agendas, employee information packs, policy and procedural documents, and related material; CLCBLG Management Committee administrative records, including meeting minutes; CLCBLG newsletters; CLCBLG publicity material including flyers, posters and leaflets; press cuttings covering CLCBLG’s development, contemporary lesbian and gay issues, and related issues and communities; newsletters and bulletins of various other women’s, feminist, LGBTQ+, community and/or voluntary organisations; feminist and/or LGBTQ+ periodicals and journals; papers, programmes, flyers and other material relating to various women’s and/or lesbian feminist conferences; literature, flyers and circular correspondence relating to global solidarity campaigns with women in the Global South (e.g., South Africa, Namibia, Chile, indigenous Australian communities, Peru, India, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and elsewhere); administrative records of Camden Council Women’s Committee including meeting minutes; administrative records of Camden Council Lesbian and Gay Unit including meeting minutes; administrative records of A Woman’s Place including meeting minutes and correspondence; literature relating to women’s health and wellbeing, including resource guides and reports; audio cassettes; VHS tapes; material relating to various feminist collectives and women’s groups, including briefings, journals, bulletins, information sheets, legal guidance; academic journal articles and longform journalism; administrative records of London Women’s Centre at Wesley House, 4 Wild Court including meeting minutes, correspondence relating to events and premises, and material relating to groups based at the Centre.

The collection also contains a sizeable photographic archive including original photographs, slides, prints, photocopied and printed images, many of which appear to have originated with – or been featured in – Outwrite women’s newspaper. Many of these photographs document CLCBLG’s life and its members, while others document local, national and international protests, struggles and activist campaigns.

Camden Lesbian Centre and Black Lesbian Group