LGBTQ Collections

The Rose Library's LGBTQ political collections document the work of activists, organizations, and trailblazing political figures to achieve equality. The social and cultural collections include the personal papers of artists and writers as well as the records of social organizations and businesses. It also includes rare books, pamphlets, and periodicals written by and for the LGBTQ community.

Collection Highlights 

Politics and Activism

LGBT Culture

HIV/AIDS Crisis and Community Public Health

Donate Now to Rose Library LGBT Collections

Your gift will help Rose Library:

  • Fund a permanent LGBT archivist position
  • Purchase unique materials for the collection
  • Build an LGBT oral history program
  • Create digital access to the collection
  • Present community exhibitions
  • Provide grants for visiting scholars and graduate students to use the collection
  • Host lectures, readings, and performance