Guide to the Cornell University Gaypril Graffiti,
Collection Number: 13-6-2615
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library
Peter Martinez, June 2003
Ezra Corral, July 2008
© 2003 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Cornell University Gaypril graffiti,
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, written material.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection material in English
Transcripts of graffiti chalked on sidewalks during Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Awareness month at Cornell, originating from
members of Cornell's gay and lesbian community, and collected by members of the staff of the Department of Manuscripts and
University Archives. The bulk of the graffiti was in response to the University Grounds Crew's selective washing out of gay
graffiti celebrating Gaypril in 1990. The collection includes samples of the gay community's response, publicity, and clippings
pertaining to the incident. Also, correspondence relating to other incidences of homophobic graffiti.
Sex--Quotations, maxims, etc.
INFORMATION FOR USERS
Cornell University Gaypril graffiti, #13-6-2615. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collecting Program: Human Sexuality Collection.