Jeffrey A. Diver Papers,1965-1993

Collection Number: 3084

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Jeffrey A. Diver papers, 1965-1993.
Collection Number:
3084
Creator:
Jeffrey A. Diver
Quantity:
.3 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, scrapbooks, manuscripts.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Scrapbook of Jeffrey Arnold Diver, covering his years in R.O.T.C., the Vietnam War, and events leading to his becoming a conscientious objector; and Selective Service documents of Jeffrey Diver, Geoffrey A. Holmes and Howard Cornell in support of their applications for conscientious objector status. Also, handouts relating to Cornell Library acquisitions of gay and lesbian books and journals, 1980; letters about the New York State Task Force on Gay Issues, 1984; and correspondence relating to Cornell library card privileges for domestic partners.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Jeffrey Diver was a member of Cornell University Class of 1968.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Scrapbook of Jeffrey Arnold Diver, covering his years in R.O.T.C., the Vietnam War, and events leading to his becoming a conscientious objector; and Selective Service documents of Jeffrey Diver, Geoffrey A. Holmes and Howard Cornell in support of their applications for conscientious objector status. Also, handouts relating to Cornell Library acquisitions of gay and lesbian books and journals, 1980; letters about the New York State Task Force on Gay Issues, 1984; and correspondence relating to Cornell library card privileges for domestic partners. Files relating to Diver's employment in the Cornell University Library (CUL) system are also included.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Diver, Jeffrey A.
Cornell, Howard.
Diver, Jeffrey A.
Holmes, Geoffrey A.
United States--Armed Forces--Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Subjects:
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Conscientious objectors.
Conscientious objectors.
Gay couples.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Jeffrey A. Diver papers, #3084. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Collecting Program: Human Sexuality Collection.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Howard Cornell conscientious objector materials
Box 1 Folder 2
Jeffrey Diver conscientious objector materials, 1968-1969
Box 1 Folder 3
Geoffrey A. Holmes conscientious objector materials
Box 1 Folder 4-5
Domestic Partner records, 1980-1994
Box 1
Scrapbook containing news clippings, selective service info., etc.
Box 2 Folder 1
CUGALA letter, from Art Leonard, March 1984
Box 2 Folder 2
Open letter to CUL staff re: NYS gay rights legislation, 5/5/75
Box 2 Folder 3
CUL employment files, March 1969-June 13 1973
Box 2 Folder 4
CUL employment files, June 14 1973-July 12 1974
Box 2 Folder 5
CUL employment files, July 15 1974-1979
Box 2 Folder 6
CUL employment files, 1980-1981
Box 2 Folder 7
CUL employment files, 1982-May 1983
Box 2 Folder 8
CUL employment files, June 1983-1984