Research Catalog

ACT UP New York records

Title
ACT UP New York records, 1969, 1982-1997 (bulk 1987-1995).
Author
ACT UP New York (Organization)
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

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Details

Description
97.4 linear feet (234 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes, 1 oversize item).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Artifacts.
  • Ephemera.
  • Fliers (printed matter).
  • Photographs.
  • Posters.
  • Slides (photographs).
  • Stickers.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
  • Microfilm must be used when available.
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
  • are reproduced in the NYPL Digital Gallery.
Biography (note)
  • The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Center in New York City's Greenwich Village as an organization devoted to direct action (demonstrations and civil disobedience) to call the attention of government officials, scientists, drug companies and other corporations, and the general public to the severity of the AIDS crisis and its impact on the lives of individuals.
Call Number
MssCol 10
OCLC
233578972
Author
ACT UP New York (Organization)
Title
ACT UP New York records, 1969, 1982-1997 (bulk 1987-1995).
Additional Formats
The majority of the collection is available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-229.
ACT UP New York posters and placards are reproduced in the NYPL Digital Gallery.
Summary
The ACT UP New York records consist of administrative files, minutes, correspondence, records of demonstrations, financial and legal documents, chapter and committee records, subject files, conference notes and programs, published and near-print materials, ephemera, fliers and handbills, photographs, artifacts, posters and placards documenting the organization's efforts.
Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Microfilm must be used when available.
Biography
The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) was founded in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Center in New York City's Greenwich Village as an organization devoted to direct action (demonstrations and civil disobedience) to call the attention of government officials, scientists, drug companies and other corporations, and the general public to the severity of the AIDS crisis and its impact on the lives of individuals.
Finding Aids
Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Related collections include the ACT UP Oral History Project Videotapes; AIDS Activist Videotape Collection; AIDS and Adolescents Network of New York Records; Gran Fury Collection; and the International Gay Information Center Collection; Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library.
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Research Call Number
MssCol 10
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