Michael Busch Papers,1986-1996

Collection Number: 7586

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Michael Busch papers, 1986-1996.
Collection Number:
7586
Creator:
Michael, Busch 1954-
Quantity:
1 cubic ft; 1 folder
Forms of Material:
Subject files.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Subject files pertaining to Cornell and Ithaca lesbian and gay groups and issues, including AIDS Work of Tompkins County, Cornell AIDS Action, ACT UP Ithaca, and the Cornell Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Alliance.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Artist; AIDS Work of Tompkins County volunteer, and member of the Board of Directors; Ithaca Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Task Force Board of Directors member; editorial staff of Outlines; in 1988 he received the New York State Press Association Award for "Strong at the Broken Places," an article detailing his relationship with his friend Daniel, who was dying.
At Cornell, member of Cornell AIDS Action; member of the Working Group on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Issues which was formed by President Frank Rhodes in 1993; active in the process which led the University to offer domestic partner benefits to same-sex partners of faculty and staff; also active in creating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Resource Office.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Subject files pertaining to Cornell and Ithaca lesbian and gay groups and issues, including AIDS Work of Tompkins County, Cornell AIDS Action, ACT UP Ithaca, the Cornell Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Alliance, a Cornell gay and bisexual men's support group, and records from both the LGB Working group at Cornell and from the LGBRO (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Resource Office).
Also, handouts, Gay Games related advertising, broadsides, and other material collected in June 1994 in New York City; also material concerning the Stonewall 25 year celebration.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Busch, Michael,1954-
ACT UP Ithaca (Organization)
AIDS Work of Tompkins County.
Alliance (Cornell University)
Cornell University.Cornell AIDS Action.
Gay Games

Subjects:
Gays--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Lesbians--New York (State)--Ithaca.
Gay athletes.
Stonewall Riot, New York, N.Y., 1969.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Michael Busch papers, #7586. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Collecting Program: Human Sexuality Collection.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Notes by Busch on the contents of the collection
Box 1 Folder 2
"Have You Ever Wondered..." brochure design materials
Box 1 Folder 3
Support group correspondence & flyers
Box 1 Folder 4
Support groups handouts, articles
Box 1 Folder 5
Resource materials for gay and bisexual men's support groups
Box 1 Folder 6
Guided discussions (for support groups)
Box 1 Folder 7
Tompkins County AIDS Task Force materials
Box 1 Folder 8
Cornell AIDS Action Program
Jan. '95
Box 1 Folder 9
Cornell AIDS Action
1991-1993
Box 1 Folder 10
Cornell AIDS Actoin Referral Network
Box 1 Folder 11
Cornell AIDS Action brochure
Box 1 Folder 12
March on Washington
1987
Box 1 Folder 13
ACT-UP Ithaca materials
1990-1991
Box 1 Folder 14
NGLTF member materials
1990-1992
Includes flyer from Union Square park Rally as part of 1990 Gay Pride in NYC as well as text of Urvashi Vaid's speech that day.
Box 1 Folder 15
Gay in America series from the San Francisco Examiner
1989
Box 1 Folder 16
Names Project Memorial Quilt at Cornell
1993, 1996
Box 1 Folder 17
World AIDS Day, Service of Remembrance materials
1992
Box 1 Folder 18
World AIDS Day, Service of Remembrance materials
1991
Box 1 Folder 19
Cornell Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Alliance
Box 1 Folder 20
LGB Working Group
1993-1996
Box 1 Folder 21
LGB Working Groups: Domestic Partner Benefits
Box 1 Folder 22
Domestic Partner Benefits/Net (?)
Box 1 Folder 23
LGBRO Advisory Group
1994-1996
Box 1 Folder 24
LGBRO Review Panel
1997
Box 1 Folder 25
Portrait: art show
1995-04
Box 1 Folder 26
Stonewall 25 celebration in NYC ephemera
1994
Box 1 Folder 27
Support groups addresses and birthday lists
1990-1992
Mapcase Folder 1
2 news sheets containing full page ads for the Lesbian Avengers