Guide to the David P. McWhirter Papers,
1976-1984

Collection Number: 7317

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
Phil McCray
Date completed:
July 1991
EAD encoding:
Mireille Lee, June 2000

© 2000 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
David P. McWhirter papers, 1976-1984
Collection Number:
7317
Creator:
David P. McWhirter
Quantity:
2.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Magazines, brochures, reports, manuscripts, bulk mailings, subject files.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The David P. McWhirter papers relate to human sexuality in general and to homosexuality in particular. Subject files derive from sexuality and privacy commissions on which McWhirter served. The collection includes numerous typescripts of pornographic stories.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Magazines, brochures, reports, manuscripts of stories, files, bulk mailings and miscellany relating to human sexuality in general and to homosexuality in particular. Subject files derive from sexuality and privacy commissions on which McWhirter served. Collection includes numerous typescripts of pornographic stories. Many of the items were in the Mariposa Research and Education Foundation library.

PROVENANCE

Many of the items were in the Mariposa Research and Education Foundation library. The provenance of the pornographic manuscripts is not clear. The Bruce Voeller manuscript Murder at McGurk was transferred to the Voeller Collection, #7307.

SUBJECTS

Names:
McWhirter, David P., 1932-
Mariposa Education and Research Foundation.

Subjects:
Gay men.
Pornography.
Homosexuality.
Sex (Psychology).


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
David P. McWhirter Papers, #7317. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIAL

Bruce R. Voeller papers, #7307.
Several cubic feet of periodicals have been catalogued individually; clippings and straight magazines and newspapers were discarded.

SERIES LIST

Series I. Work Box 1
Series II. Professional Service Boxes 1, 2
Series III. Other Writings and Publications not by McWhirter Boxes 1, 2
Series IV. Miscellaneous Boxes 1, 3

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
Series I. Work
The Male Couple, by David P. McWhirter and Andrew M. Mattison
The Male Couple, by David P. McWhirter and Andrew M. Mattison
Box 1 Folder 1
The Male Couple publicity
Box 1 Folder 2
Publicity, Schedules, and Speaking Engagements for McWhirter and Mattison, Detroit and Chicago, 1984
Box 1 Folder 3
Series II. Professional Service
Speaking Engagements, 1976
Box 1 Folder 4
American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists
Box 1 Folder 14
Roundtable Outline: Sex and Sexual Dysfunction
Box 1 Folder 16
Mariposa-sponsored Library Display on Sexuality in Literature
Box 1 Folder 18-19
Board of Medical Quality Assurance Task Force on Physician Education in Human Sexuality, 1977-1978
Board of Medical Quality Assurance Task Force on Physician Education in Human Sexuality, 1977-1978 - Correspondence, Reports, Papers, Information
Box 1 Folder 7-12
State of California Commission on Personal Privacy, 1982
State of California Commission on Personal Privacy, 1982
Box 1 Folder 35-48
Correspondence, subcommittee reports, schedules, drafts of the final report, and other background written material
State of California Commission on Personal Privacy, 1982
Box 2 Folder 1-13
Correspondence, subcommittee reports, schedules, drafts of the final report, and other background written material
State of California Commission on Personal Privacy, 1982
Box 2 Folder 22-23
Commission recommendations, drafts, report errata; "Suggested issues for study by Commission," "Commissioner Biographical Data Forms," Miscellaneous
McWhirter Commission Appointment Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 25
Series III. Other Writings and Publications not by McWhirter
State of Oregon Department of Human Resources Final Report of the Task Force on Sexual Preference, 1978
Box 1 Folder 13
"A Sex Manual for Women (and men)" by Kathie Kelly, Carolyn Smith, and Bernie Zilbergeld
Box 1 Folder 15
"Development of Exclusive Romantic Pair Bonds: Construct Validation of a Five Stage Theory," by John Raymond Sumerlin
Box 1 Folder 17
"Community Attitudes on Homosexuality and About Homosexuals: A Report on the Environment in Norman, Oklahoma"
Box 1 Folder 20
"Report of the Committee on Homosexual Offenses and Prostitution," Home Office, Scottish Home Department
Box 1 Folder 21
"An Ounce of Prevention: Toward an Understanding of the Causes of violence," State of California Commission on Crime Control and Violence Prevention
Box 1 Folder 22
"Homosexuals in America . . ." The Gallup Opinion Index
Box 1 Folder 23
"Are There Gay People Working on My Business?"
Box 1 Folder 24
Second Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Council for Sexual Minorities
Box 1 Folder 25
Report of the Pennsylvania Council for Sexual Minorities
Box 1 Folder 26
Clippings and Articles Pertaining to Homosexual Legal Matters
Box 1 Folder 27
"Recognizing Sexual Orientation and Gay People Within the Secondary Curriculum: What Role for Schools?" by Dickson J. Hingson
Box 1 Folder 28
Booklets on Kaposi's Sarcoma and AIDS
Box 1 Folder 29
"The Birth of Sexology - A Brief History in Documents"
Box 1 Folder 30
"Breast Feeding," Scientific American April 1984
Box 1 Folder 31
Reports and Articles on Sexuality
Box 1 Folder 32
Miscellaneous Printed Material on Sexual Topics
Box 1 Folder 33-34
"The Freedom of Intimate Association," by Kenneth L. Karst
Box 2 Folder 14
"Law in a Free Society"
Box 2 Folder 15
Articles on Privacy
Box 2 Folder 16
"Secret Meeting Laws and Public Agencies"
Box 2 Folder 17
Miscellaneous Printed Background Material Pertaining to Privacy
Box 2 Folder 18-21
Bibliography on Privacy
Box 2 Folder 24
Alternate Relationships and Families
Box 2 Folder 26-31
"An Interim Evaluation of DSM-III Categories Paranoid, Schizoid, and Schizotypal Personality Disorder," by Larry Siever and Kenneth Kendler
Box 2 Folder 32-24
"The Lavender Couch: A Consumers' Guide to Psychotherapy for Lesbians and Gay Men," by Marny Hall
Box 2 Folder 35-38
"Gaze Aversion as an Unobtrusive Measure of Homophobia," by Robyn S. Zeiger
Box 2 Folder 39
"Urban Mexican Male Homosexual Encounters: An Analysis of Participants and Coping Strategies," by Joseph Michael Carrier
Box 2 Folder 40-44
Series IV. Miscellaneous
Correspondence and a Manuscript of Poems from Robert I. McQueen
Box 1 Folder 5
International Transpersonal Association
Box 1 Folder 6
Numerous Typed, Mimeographed, and Carbon Copied Manuscripts of Pornographic Prose Fiction, Plus Illustrations
Box 3 Folder 1-23