Mariposa Education and Research Foundation Records, 1970-1987

Collection Number: 7300

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Mariposa Education and Research Foundation records, 1970-1987.
Collection Number:
7300
Creator:
Mariposa Education and Research Foundation.
Quantity:
7.6 cubic feet
Forms of Material:
Printed materials, office files, publications, 8mm film reels, audio reels, cassette tapes, photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Mariposa's organizational records, plus some of the ephemera and audio-visual materials it collected.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The Mariposa Education and Research Foundation was founded to educate the public and its leaders about human sexuality and to bridge the gap between the accurate information known to researchers and the sexual beliefs held by most other Americans. For its libraries, it collected periodicals and other publications, personal files, legal documents, notes, manuscripts, clippings, and films pertaining to all aspects of human sexuality, and to the gay and lesbian experience in particular.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Mariposa's organizational records, including mailings and minutes of meetings. Also educational materials Mariposa created for the public, including posters and brochures, plus some of the ephemera (for example magazines and photographs) and audio-visual materials it collected. Themes include birth control, gay and lesbian rights and legal issues, S/M lifestyle, and other aspects of human sexuality.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Mariposa Education and Research Foundation.

Subjects:
Homosexuality.
Gay liberation movement.
Gay men.
Lesbianism.
Sex.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Mariposa Education and Research Foundation records, #7300. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Collecting program: Human Sexuality.
Distinct sub-collections are cataloged separately. For a list of these component collections, search the Library catalog under the title Mariposa Education and Research Foundation records.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
E. Hugh Behymer
Box 1 Folder 2
Betty Berzon
Box 1 Folder 3
David Crandell
Box 1 Folder 4
Robert Dahlin
Box 1 Folder 5
Newton E. Deiter
Box 1 Folder 6
Martin Duberman
Box 1 Folder 7
Robert Hart
Box 1 Folder 8
Vance Henry
Box 1 Folder 9
Harry Langhorne
Box 1 Folder 10
Gordon Martin
Box 1 Folder 11
David McWhirter, Andrew Mattison
Box 1 Folder 12
Larry Perron
Box 1 Folder 13
Robert Roth
Box 1 Folder 14
Richard Schlegel
Box 1 Folder 15
Larry Townsend
Box 1 Folder 16-18
C.A. Tripp
Box 1 Folder 19
Bruce Voeller
Box 1 Folder 20
Randy Wicker
Box 1 Folder 21
Perry Deane Young
Box 1 Folder 22-23
General Donor Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 24
Donor Prospects
Box 1 Folder 25-29
Library Lists
Box 1 Folder 30
Board of Advisors
Box 1 Folder 31-32
Gay and Lesbian Archives
Box 1 Folder 33
Advocate
Box 1 Folder 34-36
Cataloging and Subject Terms
Box 1 Folder 37
Lesbian and Gay History Group of Toronto
Box 1 Folder 38
Publications
Box 1 Folder 39
Catalogs
Box 1 Folder 40
National Gay Archives
Box 1 Folder 41
Gay Health Centers
Box 1 Folder 42
Mariposa Publicity
Box 2
Audio-visual materials
Two film reels: Close Feelings and Hope Is Not A Method; Audiocassettes: "Sol Gordon, 10/19/1973, Owego", "Getting Together is Life Itself", Blur "Girls & Boys" single; Mini educational films on birth control.
Box 3
Magazines kept by Mariposa
Journal of Sex Education & Therapy, The Personnel and Guidance Journal, miscellaneous professional health magazines: The Female Patient, The International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, Society for Sex Therapy and Research Directory, etc.; miscellaneous mainstream magazines with GLBT related articles: Time, New York, Inquiry Magazine, etc. Most magazines from the 1970s and 80s.
Box 4
Photographs, photo prints, slides
55 envelopes, 7 slide boxes
Miscellaneous physique photos and other nude photos, including 7 Colt Studio black and white photographs.
Box 4
Mariposa brochure
Box 4
"You're Under Arrest"
circa 1979
Box 4
"What Has Jimmy Carter Done for Gays?", New York State Democratic Party
1980
Box 4
"A Teacher's Source Book" flyer
Box 4
"Coming Out!", R. Adam DeBaugh
1980
Box 4
Donahue transcript
1980
Box 4
"Drinking Patterns in Homosexual and Heterosexual Women", Lewis
1982
Box 4
Lambda Legal's "Living With AIDS"
1988
Box 4
National Gay Archives and Library, Philadelphia, Barbara Gittings
circa 1980
Box 4
Correspondence regarding sexual and gender identity disorders in DSM III
1978-1983
Box 4
Marital Satisfaction Inventory
Box 4
Mailings, flyers, brochures from gay/lesbian events, issues from Vermont to California
1978-1981
Box 4
Brochures
1981
Box 4
Mailings, flyers
circa 1981
Box 4
Clippings, mailings
1980-1985
Box 4
Mailings, flyers, brochures
1980-1991
Box 4
Mailings regarding gay clubs
circa 1980-1990
Box 4
New York City mailings
1980s
Box 4
DS mailings
Box 4
Lexington, Kentucky
Box 4
Albuquerque, New Mexico-Common Bond
1984
Box 4
Washington State Network of Sexual Minorities
1979
Box 4
Oregon
Box 4
California
Box 4
"Primary Transsexualism", Milton Eber
1982
Box 4
Clippings-AIDS
1984
Box 4
Mailings, flyers
1980-1986
Box 4
San Diego Lesbian and Gay Community Center
1974-1980
Box 4
Newsletter, volume 1
3 Zip disks
Mapcase Folder 1
Oversize posters
Santa Barbara Gay and Lesbian Unity Week, May 23-31, featuring Bruce Voeller and The Mariposa Portraits; Homosexuality: the Last Debate, featuring Bruce Voeller; Grace Jones, New Years Eve 1983
Box 5
Audio-visual materials
Miscellaneous adult movies, 8mm film reels
Box 6
Audio-visual materials
Miscellaneous adult movies, 8mm film reels; Miscellaneous unlabeled audio rells, also audio reels labeled: Callahan Research Group Session, 5/8/73 and 5/21/73, Callahan Research News Session, 5/22/73
Box 7
Miscellaneous S/M ephemera, mailings
Newsletters, club information, brochures, etc. Info. from TAIL (Total Ass Involvement League), FFA (Fall Festival Association aka Fist Fuckers of America), info. on fisting, An Exploratory Descriptive Study of a Self-Defined S/M Sample; also miscellaneous mailings to Bruce Voeller: Information from SAGE, MECLA, misc. democratic clubs; newspaper clippings.
Box 8 Folder 1-5
Mailings to Mariposa
1988-1989
Box 8 Folder 6
Fund for Human Dignity- memos, correspondence
Box 8 Folder 7
Porn and S/M mailings
1988-1989
Box 8 Folder 8
Mariposa bookkeeping (finances)
Box 8 Folder 9
Mariposa FC Appeal
Box 8 Folder 10
Financial statement
December 31, 1980
Box 8 Folder 11
Meeting minutes/Board correspondence
Box 8 Folder 12
Graphic Services
Box 8 Folder 13
Gifts in Kind
Box 8 Folder 14
Tax Returns
June 30, 1980
Box 8 Folder 15
Remittance Information
June 30, 1980
Box 8 Folder 16
Bank Reconciliations
June 30, 1980
Box 8 Folder 17
Extensions filed
Box 8 Folder 18
Audit
Box 8 Folder 19
Misc. financial materials
Box 8 Folder 20
Chart of accounts
Box 8 Folder 21
Non-cash entries
Box 8 Folder 22-24
Martin, Gordon
Box 8 Folder 25
Gays and Religion- NYC, St. Lukes
Box 8 Folder 26
Misc.- mailings, new clips, flyers, etc.
Box 8 Folder 27
Sexuality in Literature: Selected Readings on Human Sexuality in the 80's, published by Mariposa
Box 8 Folder 28
"Third Annual Freedom Banquet" booklet
Box 8 Folder 29
Springs Life newsletter
Box 8 Folder 30
Copy of Topoi: An International Review of Philosophy
1983
Box 8 Folder 31
National Association of Gay & Lesbian Democratic Clubs
Box 8 Folder 32
New York City PFLAG newsletter
1987
Box 8 Folder 33
People's Anti-war Mobilizer
Box 8 Folder 34
Donahue/Falwell interview transcript
Box 8 Folder 35
Untitled physique magazine
Box 8 Folder 36
A Gay Manifesto
Box 8 Folder 37
Postcard and Get-Well-Soon card
Box 8 Folder 38
Directory of Graduates: Rockefeller University
1978
Box 8 Folder 39
American Mercury, contains article entitled "Homosexuality in American Culture"
August 1951
Box 8 Folder 40
On Small Press as Class Struggle, by Merritt Clifton
Box 8 Folder 41
Wishing Well publication materials
Box 8 Folder 42
"Pirate Communities in the Seventeenth Century: A Case Study of Homosexual Society", by Martin Duberman
Box 8 Folder 43
Mariposa funding requests and legal matters
1989-1993
Box 8 Folder 44
Gay themed playbills
Box 8 Folder 45-46
Clippings
Box 9 Folder 1
Drawings by Sean: Calendar and datebook
1979
Box 9 Folder 2
The Gay Engagement Calendar
1977-1979,1984
Box 9 Folder 3
The Target Calendar
1979,1982
Box 9 Folder 4
Colt Calendar
1976-1980,1982-1983
Box 9 Folder 5
Untitled physique calendar
1964
Box 9 Folder 6
Fizeek Calendar
1965-1966
Box 9 Folder 7
America the Beautiful- Blueboy Calendar
1979-1980
Box 9 Folder 8
In Touch Calendar
1978
Box 9 Folder 9
Mandate Calendar
1976
Box 9 Folder 10
Stag Line Zodiac Calendar
1966
Box 9 Folder 11
Hot Spots Engagement Calendar
1978
Box 9 Folder 12
A State of Man, Inc. Calendar
1975
Box 9 Folder 13
The Celebrity Calendar
1977
Box 9 Folder 14
Club Baths International Calendar
1977
Box 9 Folder 15
Sierra Domino Calendars/datebooks
1976,1978
Box 9 Folder 16
Roy Dean's Calendar
1978
Box 9 Folder 17
Annual Man Desk Calendar
1985
Box 9 Folder 18
The Gay Desk Calendar
1990
Box 9 Folder 19
Man's Image Calendar
1977
Box 9
Sierra Domino Ebony Iron Calendar
1979
Box 9
Hardbody Calendar
1988
Box 10 Folder 1
Copies of gay and AIDS related articles
1982
Box 10 Folder 2
Clippings of lesbian/gay themed articles
1980-1982
Box 10 Folder 3
News clippings
Box 10 Folder 4
Copies of various articles (not news)
Box 10 Folder 5
Periodicals with lesbian/gay or AIDS/HIV related articles
Box 10 Folder 6
Black Women's Anti-Violence Project
1984
Box 10 Folder 7
Book/bibliography lists
1984
Box 10 Folder 8
Boycotts
1978
Box 10 Folder 9
Casa de Cristo mailing
1985
Box 10 Folder 10
Center for Women's Studies and Services
1984
Box 10 Folder 11
Chicago Resource Center proposal request information
1986
Box 10 Folder 12
Contact lists, Mariposa/NGLTF correspondence, misc.
1976?
Box 10 Folder 13
Correspondence: to Bruce Voeller re: spermicides and prevention of the HTLV-3 virus
1985
Box 10 Folder 14
Correspondence: Letter and gift certificate from Dr. Kopecky
1985
Box 10 Folder 15
Correspondence: Inquiry from a Mariposa donor
1986
Box 10 Folder 16
Correspondence: National Coalition of Gay STD Services
1985
Box 10 Folder 17
Ed Koch
1984-1985
Box 10 Folder 18
Entertainment
Nightclub and party flyers, movie flyers, broadway play announcements, etc.
Box 10 Folder 19
Flyer for "Homosexuality: The Last Debate", Sen. John V. Briggs vs. Dr. Bruce Voeller
1978
Box 10 Folder 20
Fund for Human Dignity materials, including financial statements and meeting minutes
1990
Box 10 Folder 21
Gay-themed money making scheme mailer
1985
Box 10 Folder 22
Gay youth
1984-1985
Box 10 Folder 23
Gay Youth Alliance San Diego
1984
Box 10 Folder 24
GGBC (Greater Gotham Business Council)
1984
Box 10 Folder 25
GLID (Gay and Lesbian Independent Democrats)
1985
Box 10 Folder 26
GSDBA (Greater San Diego Business Association)
1985
Box 10 Folder 27
The Haworth Press: New Books & Journals in Human Sexuality
1990
Box 10 Folder 28
"Key Components of a Comprehensive AIDS Treatement and Research Program for California..."
1985
Box 10 Folder 29
The Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center NY Garden Party Mailer
Box 10 Folder 30
Lambda Legal mailings
1990
Box 10 Folder 31
The Lazarus Project mailings
1984-1985
Box 10 Folder 32
Letterhead (NGLTF)
Box 10 Folder 33
Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center
1984
Box 10 Folder 34
Mariposa direct mailing to the GSDBA
Box 10 Folder 35
Mariposa library booklist
Box 10 Folder 36
Mariposa library mailing lists (?)
Box 10 Folder 37-38
Mariposa misc.
Box 10 Folder 39-42
Misc. flyers, mailings, etc. sent to Mariposa
Box 10 Folder 43-44
Materials from a file entitled "Movement Misc."
Box 10 Folder 45
National Republican Congressional Committe info., incl. "Upcoming Fundraisers" list
1985
Box 10 Folder 46
"Network" group announcements
1985
Box 10 Folder 47
"Newsletter Articles Ideas"
Box 10 Folder 48
New Ways Ministry mailing
1990
Box 10 Folder 49
Note from Alan(?) Brown to "David", re: interviewing gay fathers
1980
Box 10 Folder 50
NGRA (National Gay Rights Advocates)
1984
Box 10 Folder 51
Parkside Lodge-Westgate (Chemical dependency and eating disorder treatment for gay/lesbian individuals)
Box 10 Folder 52
Politics (mailings)
Box 10 Folder 53
Research and paper: "The Civil Liberties of Homosexual Men and Women..."
1976
Box 10 Folder 54
SAGE (Senior Action in a Gay Environment)
1984-1985
Box 10 Folder 55
San Diego AIDS Project
1985
Box 10 Folder 56
San Diego Democratic Club mailing
Box 10 Folder 57
San Diego Gay Community Assistance Food Drive letter
1985
Box 10 Folder 58
San Diego Pride Guides
1984, 1985
Box 10 Folder 59
Venereal disease information
Misc. periodicals with articles relating to gays, HIV/AIDS, pornography, etc.
Box 11
Air Force Times. v.45 no.33, 1985: Mar. 4
Box 11
Army Times. v.45 no.30, 1985: Mar 4.
Box 11
Berkshire Sampler. 1980: Nov.30
Box 11
Federal Times. v.21 no.2, 1985: Mar.4
Box 11
Free Press. v.15 no3
Box 11
Life. v.56 no.26, 1964:June 26
Box 11
Look. v.31 no.1 1967:Jan.10
Box 11
Navy Times. v.34 no.20, 1985: Mar. 4
Box 11
New York Times Book Review. 1981: July 5
Box 11
The Post. (Palm Beach) 1980: July 6
Box 11
Register Star. v.29 no.208, 1982:May 21
Box 11
This World: GAYS. 1981: July 5
Box 11
This World: Special AIDS Report. 1984: Jan.15
Box 11
UpFront. (Newspaper for Handicapped and Disabled Persons). v.1 no.1
Box 11
The Villager. v.48 no.46-47
Box 11
Weekly Soho News. v.7 no.3, v.8 no.8
Photographs and theater programs
Box 12
Physique photographs
ca. 1940-1960
Box 13
Theater programs
ca. 1951-1981
Box 14
Theater programs
ca. 1951-1983