Larry Bush Papers,1977-1984

Collection Number: 7316

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Larry Bush papers, 1977-1984
Collection Number:
7316
Creator:
Larry Bush
Quantity:
7.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, drafts of articles, transcripts of interviews, photographs, audiotape.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The collection consists of Bush's personal papers and collected news articles. Subjects include AIDS, the Human Rights Campaign Fund, the National Gay Task Force, and the legislative and legal aspects of gay rights.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Larry Bush was the Washington D.C. correspondent for The Advocate. As a freelance writer and journalist, he published several articles in both gay and straight publications, conducted interviews, gave speeches, and published the Bush Report, which was concerned with gay political and cultural issues. He was also the Washington liaison for the National Gay Task Force.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The collection consists of Bush's correspondence, drafts of articles, transcripts of interviews, photographs, and an audiotape. Also included are subject files, clippings, reports, and articles pertaining to gay liberation, politics, rights, social and cultural issues, and journalism. Subjects include AIDS, the Human Rights Campaign Fund, the National Gay Task Force, and the legislative and legal aspects of gay rights; there are files on individuals, government commissions, and numerous other gay and lesbian issues.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Goodstein, David B.
Gay Rights National Lobby.
Democratic Party.
Human Rights Campaign Fund.
National Gay Task Force.

Subjects:
Advocate.
The Bush Report.
Gays' writings.
Homosexuality--laws and legislation.
Gays--Political Action.
Homosexuality.
Gay Men.
AIDS (Disease).
Gay Journalism.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Larry Bush. Papers, #7316. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
COLLECTION ARRANGEMENT

The collection had little original organization. The materials were divided into two series: Larry Bush personal files, and an alphabetical subject file. More than half of the folder headings were assigned.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Larry Bush Personal Papers Box 1, folders 1-52
Box 6, folder 1
Box 7, folders 1-36
Series II. Subject Files Box 1, folders 53-60
Box 2
Box 3
Box 4
Box 5
Box 6, folders 2-20
Box 7, folders 37-56
Box 8
Box 9

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1-8
Notes, Handwritten and Typed; Drafts of Letters and Articles; Lists
Box 6 Folder 1
Personal Handwritten Notes
Box 7 Folder 17-34
Notebooks
Box 1 Folder 9-17
Personal Correspondence
Box 7 Folder 1-5
Larry Bush Personal, Including Financial Papers, and Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 18-23
Larry Bush Personal Documents, Photographs, Audiotape, Clippings, Certificates, Typescripts
Box 1 Folder 24-28
Mailings, Newsletters, Press Releases
Box 1 Folder 29
Larry Bush Finances
Box 1 Folder 30-35
Articles Published by Larry Bush
Box 1 Folder 36
Letters of Complaint Against Larry Bush re: Published Articles
Box 1 Folder 37-44
Drafts of Articles, Interviews, and Other Writings; Handwritten and Typed
Box 7 Folder 6-10
Typed Drafts
Box 7 Folder 11-16
Handwritten Drafts
Box 1 Folder 45-49
Bush Report
Box 7 Folder 35-36
Bush Report
Box 1 Folder 50
Speeches, Invitations to Speak
Box 1 Folder 51-52
Story Assignments
Box 1 Folder 53
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Box 1 Folder 54
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA)
Box 1 Folder 55
Advocate
Box 1 Folder 56-60
AIDS - Clippings
Box 6 Folder 2
AIDS - New York Times Clippings
Box 6 Folder 3
AIDS - Miscellaneous Clippings
Box 2 Folder 1-2
AIDS - Editorials
Box 2 Folder 3-4
AIDS - Articles
Box 2 Folder 5
AIDS - Mailings
Box 2 Folder 6
AIDS - Publications
Box 2 Folder 7
AIDS - Letters
Box 2 Folder 8
AIDS - Miscellaneous Transcripts and Articles
Box 2 Folder 9-10
AIDS - Miscellaneous Written Material
Box 2 Folder 11
AIDS - Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Box 2 Folder 12-19
AIDS - Congressional Action
Box 2 Folder 20-21
AIDS - Gay Support Groups
Box 2 Folder 22
AIDS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Box 2 Folder 23
AIDS - Political
Box 2 Folder 24-25
AIDS - Public Health Service
Box 2 Folder 26-29
AIDS - Weiss Hearings
Box 2 Folder 30
American Medical Association (AMA)
Box 2 Folder 32-33
Amnesty International
Box 6 Folder 4
Appropriations Committee Transcript
Box 6 Folder 5
U.S. Navy vs. John Baskin - Legal Documents
Box 2 Folder 34
Robert Bauman
Box 2 Folder 35-36
Blade Communications, Inc
Box 6 Folder 6
Blade Communications, Inc. - Financial Papers
Box 2 Folder 37-38
Books
Box 2 Folder 39
Boston Gays
Box 2 Folder 40
Anita Bryant - IRS Documents
Box 2 Folder 41
International Association of Black and White Men Together (IABWMT/BWMT)
Box 2 Folder 42-43
Catalogs
Box 2 Folder 44-51
Civil Rights - Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR)
Box 3 Folder 1-2
Clippings
Box 6 Folder 7-16
Clippings - Gay Related 1983-84
Box 3 Folder 3-6
Commission on Personal Privacy
Box 3 Folder 7-8
98th Congress
Box 3 Folder 9-10
98th Congressional Health Hearings
Box 3 Folder 11
Constitution - Court Decisions
Box 3 Folder 12
Coors
Box 3 Folder 13-14
Court Cases
Box 3 Folder 15-23
Culture
Box 3 Folder 24
Democrats
Box 3 Folder 25
Democratic National Party Conference, 1982
Box 3 Folder 26
Discrimination
Box 3 Folder 27-30
District of Columbia Sexual Assault Reform Act
Box 3 Folder 31
Draft
Box 3 Folder 32
Family Issues
Box 3 Folder 33
Family Protection Act, 1981
Box 3 Folder 34
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Box 3 Folder 35
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Box 3 Folder 36-37
Federal and District of Columbia Crime Codes
Box 3 Folder 38-39
Feminist
Box 3 Folder 40-42
Films
Box 3 Folder 43-44
First Amendment Survival Kit
Box 3 Folder 45
Foundations, Grants, Awards
Box 3 Folder 46
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Box 3 Folder 47
"Friends of Wine"
Box 3 Folder 48
Fund for Human Dignity, Press Releases 1982-83
Box 3 Folder 49
Samuel A. Garrison III
Box 3 Folder 50
Gay Academic Union (GAU)
Box 3 Folder 51
Gays and Literature
Box 3 Folder 52
Gay Clout
Box 3 Folder 53-55
Gay Democrats
Box 3 Folder 56
Gay Groups - Effects of De-funding
Box 3 Folder 57
Gay Journalists
Box 3 Folder 58
Gay Legal Organizations
Box 3 Folder 59-60
Gay Media
Box 3 Folder 61
Gay Officials - Wayne Lerch
Box 3 Folder 62-64
Gay Organizations
Box 3 Folder 65-66
Gay Organizations - Political, District of Columbia
Box 4 Folder 1
Gay Political Action Committee (GAYPAC)
Box 4 Folder 2
Gay Press Association
Box 6 Folder 17-18
Gay Rights Coalition of Georgetown University Law Center, et al. v. Georgetown University et al. Legal Documents and Articles
Box 4 Folder 3-5
Gay Rights National Lobby (GRNL)
Box 4 Folder 6
Gay Rights National Lobby (GRNL) - Board of Directors
Box 4 Folder 7-8
Gay Rights National Lobby (GRNL) - Press Releases 1981-82
Box 4 Folder 9
Gay Rights National Lobby (GRNL) - Press Releases 1983
Box 4 Folder 10
Gay Services
Box 4 Folder 11-12
David B. Goodstein
Box 4 Folder 13-14
Kevin Gordon
Box 4 Folder 15
Governors
Box 4 Folder 16
Peter D. Hannaford
Box 4 Folder 17
Rev. B. Samuel Hart Nomination to U.S. Civil Rights Commission
Box 4 Folder 18
Denver Health Conference 1983
Box 4 Folder 19
History
Box 4 Folder 20-28
Human Rights Campaign Fund (HRCF) - 1982 Tax Forms
Box 4 Folder 20-28
Human Rights Campaign Fund (HRCF) - Jim Foster's 1982 Report
Box 4 Folder 35
Human Rights Campaign Fund (HRCF) - Press Releases 1982
Box 4 Folder 36-43
Immigration
Box 4 Folder 44
International
Box 4 Folder 45
Key West
Box 4 Folder 46
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
Box 4 Folder 46
Legal Services Corporation
Box 6 Folder 20
LIFE Magazine - July 5, 1948
Box 4 Folder 48-49
Miscellaneous Mailings
Box 4 Folder 50
Management
Box 4 Folder 51-53
Miller vs. Rumsfeld
Box 4 Folder 54
John Money, Ph.D.
Box 4 Folder 55
Moral Majority 1981
Box 4 Folder 56
Mormons
Box 4 Folder 57
Movement
Box 4 Folder 58-59
National Committee for an Effective Congress
Box 4 Folder 60-63
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - 1982 Crisis
Box 5 Folder 1-2
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - 1982 Crisis
Box 5 Folder 3
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - CBS 1980
Box 5 Folder 4
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - International Association of Black and White Men Together 1983
Box 5 Folder 5
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - Press Releases prior to 1980
Box 5 Folder 6
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - Press Releases 1980-81
Box 5 Folder 7-10
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - Press Releases 1982-83
Box 5 Folder 1
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - Press Releases 1983
Box 5 Folder 12
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - Press Releases 1984
Box 5 Folder 13
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - Jack Campbell
Box 5 Folder 14-16
National Gay Task Force (NGTF) - Miscellaneous
Box 5 Folder 17
New Right
Box 5 Folder 18-20
Newsletters
Box 5 Folder 21
Organized Crime Control Commission Report 1979
Box 5 Folder 22
Pamphlets
Box 5 Folder 23
Political
Box 5 Folder 24-25
Presidential Candidates
Box 5 Folder 26
Miscellaneous Press Releases
Box 5 Folder 27
Proposition Six - Briggs Initiative
Box 5 Folder 28
Redistricting
Box 5 Folder 29
Report - Interdepartmental Group on Unauthorized Disclosures of Classified Information
Box 5 Folder 30
Richmond - Human Rights Legislation
Box 6 Folder 19
Vito Russo - Stonewall Manuscript
Box 5 Folder 31-32
Sex Education
Box 5 Folder 33-34
Sex Research
Box 5 Folder 35
Sex Roles and Models
Box 5 Folder 36
Stonewall Gay Democratic Club - Press Releases
Box 5 Folder 37-38
State and City Level News
Box 7 Folder 37-56
Subject File
Box 8 Folder 1-18
Subject File
Box 9 Folder 1-28
Subject File
Box 5 Folder 39
Uplinger Legal Material
Box 5 Folder 40
Washington Journalism Review (WJR)
Box 5 Folder 41-45
White House Conference on Families - 1979-80