Mary McCrank Papers,1979-1997

Collection Number: 7806

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Mary McCrank papers, 1979-1997
Collection Number:
7806
Creator:
McCrank, Mary
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, newspapers, and printed materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Files belonging to Rochester area gay rights activist, Mary McCrank, including news clippings, correspondence, posters, fliers, and a transcript of the debate in the Senate on a bias-related violence bill.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Files belonging to Rochester area gay rights activist, Mary McCrank, including newsclippings, correspondence, posters, fliers, and a transcript of the debate in the Senate on a bias-related violence bill.
SUBJECTS

Names:
McCrank, Mary

Subjects:
Gay men -- Societies and clubs -- New York (State) -- Rochester.
Lesbians -- Societies and clubs -- New York (State) -- Rochester.

Places:
New York (State) -- Rochester


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Mary McCrank papers, #7806. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley records

NOTES

Arrangement and description of the Mary McCrank papers, #7806 made possible in part by a grant from the Documentary Heritage Program of the New York State Archives, a program of the State Education Department

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Periodicals and news clippings
1979, 1984-1992
Includes debate over gay priests, potential cause of AIDS identified.
Box 1 Folder 2
Promotional materials
1987-1991, 1994
Fliers, pamphlets, programs, invitations for conventions, events, resorts in and around Rochester.
Box 1 Folder 3
"Is the Church Today a Dysfunctional Family?: A Pastoral Letter from Matthew Fox to Cardinal Ratzinger"
August 8, 1988
An article of a letter from Matthew Fox, O.P., writing to Cardinal Ratzinger and the whole Church, defending his work against Ratzinger's criticisms that it is unorthodox, dangerous, and deviant.
Box 1 Folder 4
Bias-Related Violence Bill- Debate Transcript
September 13, 1990
Box 1 Folder 5
Letter from the Diocese of Rochester
March 13, 1997
Letter from Matthew Clark, Bishop of Rochester, thanking Mary McCrank for her support of their celebration for gay and lesbian Catholics.