Paula L. Ettelbrick Papers,1986-1993

Collection Number: 7644

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Paula L. Ettelbrick papers, 1986-1993.
Collection Number:
7644
Creator:
Paula L. Ettelbrick
Quantity:
5.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, subject files.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Court orders and files relating to the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund's pioneering work on second parent adoption. Included are files on: second parent adoption, other adoption cases, co-parenting cases, and domestic partners. Also, files on marital status discrimination, health, sodomy laws, violence, and a federal civil rights law.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Ettelbrick served as staff attorney and then legal director of the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund from 1986-1993. She went on to leadership positions at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, and the Stonewall Community Foundation. She was born October 2, 1955 and died October 7, 2011.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Court orders and files relating to the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund's pioneering work on second parent adoption, a legal principle that makes it possible for the same sex partner of a parent to become the legal second parent. Included are files on: second parent adoption, other adoption cases, co-parenting cases, and domestic partners. Also, files on other lesbian and gay rights issues that Ettelbrick focused on while working with Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, including marital status discrimination, health, sodomy laws, violence, and a federal civil rights law.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ettelbrick, Paula L.
Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund.

Subjects:
Gay adoption--New York (State)
Gay parents--New York (State)
Gay rights--Law and legislation.
Lesbian mothers--New York (State)
Gays--Legal status, laws, etc.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Paula L. Ettelbrick papers, #7644. 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
Adoption, Second Parent: "In matter of Michael David", California
1991
Box 1 Folder 2
Second Parent Adoption: Illinois
1994
Box 1 Folder 3
Second Parent Adoption: "In re: Katherine Mary" (Massachusetts)
1993
Box 1 Folder 4
Second Parent Adoption: "In matter of W.S.D.? District of Columbia"
1992
Box 1 Folder 5
Second Parent Adoption: New Mexico
1992
Box 1 Folder 6
Second Parent Adoption: Minnesota
1990-1991
Box 1 Folder 7
Second Parent Adoption: "In re: R.C. ? Vermont"
1991-1992
Box 1 Folder 8
Second Parent Adoption: Wisconsin
1994
Box 1 Folder 9
Second Parent Adoption: New York Attorney General Opinion
1990-1993
Box 1 Folder 10
Second Parent Adoption: New York Attorney General Opinion
1981-1991
Box 1 Folder 11
Second Parent Adoption: Full Faith and Credit (Georgia Context)
1985-1992
Box 1 Folder 12
Second Parent Adoption: Miscellaneous Adoptions
1987-1993
Box 1 Folder 13
Second Parent Adoption: "In re: Evan, New York"
1992
Box 1 Folder 14
Second Parent Adoption: New York Miscellaneous
1993
Box 1 Folder 15
Second Parent Adoption: Pennsylvania
1993
Box 1 Folder 16
Multiple Parent Adoption: "In re: A.L. and E.L.", Oregon
1992
Box 1 Folder 17
Second Parent Adoption: Hennepin County, Minnesota
1991
Box 1 Folder 18
Second Parent Adoption: "Garry/ Opatut", New Jersey
1992-1993
Box 1 Folder 19
Second Parent Adoption: Vermont legislation [with computer diskettes]
1994
Box 1 Folder 20
Second Parent Adoption: Vermont legislation
1993-1994
Box 1 Folder 21
Second Parent Adoption: "Matter of L.S. and V.L.", District of Columbia
1989-1990
Box 1 Folder 22
Second Parent Adoption: "In re: AA; In re: B.L.V.B.", Vermont
1993
Box 1 Folder 23
Adoption: Miscellaneous articles
1989-1992
Box 1 Folder 24
Adoption: Parenting
1993
Box 1 Folder 25
Adoption or Co-parenting: New Jersey
1993
Box 1 Folder 26
Adoption: B. Gressin, Immigration and Naturalization Service
1992
Box 1 Folder 27
Adoption: "Matter of adoption of Hope, New York"
1989-1991
Box 1 Folder 28
Adoption: Florida
1992-1993
Box 1 Folder 29
Adoption: New York
1992
Box 1 Folder 30
Adoption: "Sabol v. Farie" (Florida)
1991-1993
Box 1 Folder 31
Co-parent adoption papers
1987-1988
Box 1 Folder 32
Parenting: Co-parents
1989-190
Box 1 Folder 33
Co-parenting: Colorado
1992
Box 1 Folder 34
Co-parenting cases: "Matter of Pearlman" (Florida)
1988-1989
Box 1 Folder 35
Co-parenting cases: "Michele G. v. Nancy S."(California)
1990-1991
Box 2 Folder 1-3
Co-Parenting: A.C. v. C.B. (New Mexico)
Box 2 Folder 4
Co-Parenting: Carney v. Dianna (Maryland)
Box 2 Folder 5
Co-Parenting: Estate of Hamilton (Vermont)
Box 2 Folder 6
Co-Parenting: Kulla v. McNulty (Minnesota)
Box 2 Folder 7
Co-Parenting: Loftin v. Flournoy (California)
Box 2 Folder 8
Co-Parenting: Matter of Batey (California)
Box 2 Folder 9
Co-Parenting: Matter of Hatzopoulos (Colorado)
Box 2 Folder 10-11
Co-Parenting: Miscellaneous
Box 2 Folder 12
Co-Parenting: New Hampshire Research
Box 2 Folder 13
Co-Parenting: Prescott v. Blume
Box 2 Folder 14
Co-Parenting: Sabol v. Bowling (California)
Box 2 Folder 15
Co-Parenting: Sofia De Felice
-
Box 3 Folder 1
Co-Parenting: Sporleder v. Hermes (Wisconson)
Box 3 Folder 2
Co-Parenting: Statutes (Oregon)
Box 3 Folder 3
Co-Parenting: Steven W. v. Martha N. (California)
Box 3 Folder 4
Domestic Partners: Insurance Issues
Box 3 Folder 5
Domestic Partners: Lotus Development Corporation
Box 3 Folder 6-8
Domestic Partners: Miscellaneous
Box 3 Folder 9
Domestic Partners: Montefiore Hospital
Box 3 Folder 10-11
Domestic Partners: Private Employers, General
Box 3 Folder 12
Domestic Partners: Unions (Local 715 SEIU)
Box 4 Folder 1
Age - Old Lesbians
1993
Box 4 Folder 2-7
Alison D.
1990
Box 4 Folder 8
Constitutional Law
1993
Box 4 Folder 9
Employment: Miscellaneous
1990-1993
Box 4 Folder 10
Employment: Articles
1991-1992
Box 4 Folder 11
Employment: California Cases
1991
Box 4 Folder 12-15
Employment: City/Local Laws
1988-1991
Box 4 Folder 16
Employment: Family Leave Act
1993
Box 4 Folder 17
Employment: International
1992
Box 4 Folder 18
Employment: National Employment Lawyers Association
19904992
Box 4 Folder 19
Employment: Research - Title VII
1989-1993
Box 4 Folder 20-22
Employment: Research - Miscellaneous
Box 4 Folder 23
Employment: Sexual Harrassment - Federal Law
1986-1992
Box 4 Folder 24
Employment: State Laws
1989-1993
Box 4 Folder 25
Experts: Couples
1982-1986
Box 4 Folder 26
Experts: Garnets
Box 4 Folder 27-28
Experts: General
1988-1992
Box 4 Folder 29
Experts: Herek, Gregory
1990-1991
Box 4 Folder 30
Experts: Herek, Gregory
1989-1993
Box 4 Folder 31
Experts: Parenting
1989-1991
Box 4 Folder 32
Federal Civil Rights Bill: Congressional Hearing Material
Box 5 Folder 1-2
Federal Civil Rights Bill: Congressional Hearing Material
Box 5 Folder 3
Federal Civil Rights Bill: Religious Exemption
Box 5 Folder 4
General Reading Material
1989-1996
Box 5 Folder 5
GMHC (Gay Men's Health Crisis): Lesbian AIDS Project
1995
Box 5 Folder 6
Health: ADAP
1996
Box 5 Folder 7
Health: Health Care Campaign Coalition
1995-1996
Box 5 Folder 8
Health: H.M.O.'s/ Health Providers
1996
Box 5 Folder 24
Marital Status Discrimination/Religious Freedom
1992-1996
Box 5 Folder 9
Initiatives: [Colorado]
1992-1993
Box 5 Folder 10
Initiatives: NGLTF -Fight the Right Resource Packet
1994
Box 5 Folder 11-13
Initiatives: [Miscellaneous]
1991-1993
Box 5 Folder 14
International: Civil Rights
1990-1994
Box 5 Folder 15-16
International: ILGA (International Gay and Lesbian Association)
1992
Box 5 Folder 17
International: ILGA Women's Secretariat
1992
Box 5 Folder 18-20
International: Information
1990-1994
Box 5 Folder 21
International: International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
1992
Box 5 Folder 22
International: Stonewall 25
1993-1994
Box 5 Folder 23
Lesbian and Gay Studies: Articles
1966-1993
Box 5 Folder 24
Lesbian and Gay Studies: C.L.A.G.S.
1991
Box 5 Folder 25
Lesbian and Gay Studies: Homosexuality and Gender
Box 5 Folder 26
Lesbian and Gay Studies: Homosexuality and Biology
1991-1993
Box 5 Folder 27-29
Marital Status Discrimination/Religious Freedom
1992-1996
Box 5 Folder 30
Relationship Contract/Recognition Cases: Crooke v. Gilden (Georgia)
1992
Box 5 Folder 31
Relationship Contract/Recognition Cases: Matter of Kowalski
1991
Box 5 Folder 32-33
Relationship Contract/Recognition Cases: Miscellaneous
1991-1993
Box 5 Folder 34
Relationship Contract/Recognition Cases: Shahar v. Bowers (Georgia)
1991-1992
Box 5 Folder 35
Sexual Harrassment: CWELF Report
1992
Box 5 Folder 36
Sexual Harrassment: Dillon v. Frank (California)
1992
Box 5 Folder 37
Sexual Harrassment: Lesbian/Gay
1993-1994
Box 5 Folder 38
Sexual Harrassment: Robinson v. Jackson Shipyards, Inc.
1991
Box 5 Folder 39
Sodomy Laws: [Kentucky v. Wasson et. al.l
1992
Box 5 Folder 40
Sodomy Laws: [Michigan Organization for Human Rights v. Kelley]
1990
Box 5 Folder 41
Sodomy Laws: Nicaragua
1994
Box 5 Folder 42
Sodomy Laws: Texas Law and Mica England Complaint
1990
Box 5 Folder 43
Sodomy Laws: Texas v. Morales et al.
1992
Box 6 Folder 1
Universities: Law Students: Organizations
1992
Box 6 Folder 2
Universities: University of Michigan Law School
1991-1993
Box 6 Folder 3
Violence: Violence Against Women Act
1986-1993
Box 6 Folder 4
Violence: Anti-Gay
1989-1993
Box 6 Folder 5
Violence: Anti-Gay Studies
1991
Box 6 Folder 6
Violence: AJC Publications [American Jewish Committee]
1992
Box 6 Folder 7
Violence: Bias Bill
1990-1992
Box 6 Folder 8
Violence: Christian Coalition Agenda
1991
Box 6 Folder 9
Violence: Domestic Violence
1991
Box 6 Folder 10
Violence: Domestic Violence Act (NJ)
1991
Box 6 Folder 11
Violence: Hate Crimes: Hate Speech/Hate Crimes
1989-1992
Box 6 Folder 12
Violence: Hate Crimes: [Representing Victims of Bias Crimes]
1989
Box 6 Folder 13
Violence: Hate Crimes: Skinheads
1988-1992
Box 6 Folder 14
Violence: Hate Crimes: [Striking Back At Bigotry]
1986
Box 6 Folder 15
Women's Studies: General Information
1989-1990

SEPARATED MATERIAL

The following periodicals have been removed from the collection and catalogued individually:
Agenda. New York: 1998: Spring, Summer, Fall/Winter (2).
Anti-Sexism Newsletter. 1989:v.4no.l. 1990:v.4,no.4.
Center Voice. 1988: v.4,no. 1-2, 4.
Christopher Street. 1988:v.10 no. 12.
Edge Newsletter: Education in a Disabled Gay Environment. 1988:v.2no. 1.
Empire State Pride Agenda Quarterly Update. 1990: December. 1991: Winter.
EqualTimes. 1988:v.lno.4-5. 1989:v.l no.6, 11.
FAIRPAC Quarterly Update. 1988: Winter. 1989: Spring. 1990: Fall-Spring; special election issue: Oct. 1990.
GFN (Gay Friends and Neighbors). 1988:v.6 no.2-5.
GLIDNews. 1990: February.
ILGA Bulletin. 1991: no. 1-2,4-5. 1992:no.4.
Lesbian Her story Archives Newsletter 10. 1988: February.
Lovetann. 1993: January.
Momentum. 1988: Winter. 1990: Winter.
Newsweek. 1990: v. 115 no. 11.
NWSActuib, 1989:v.2,no.4.
Outweek. 1989:no. 19, 20, 22, 27. 1990:no. 28, 37, 58-9, 68, 71-3, 76.
ParleePlus. 1990:v.15 no.8, 10.
Pride Agenda Members Update. 1993: Spring. 1995: Summer.
Pride Guide New York, 1983, 1988-90.
Research Report. 1990: v.9no.2.
Sappho's Isle. 1990:v.3no.2.
Stop the Violence. 1992:no.8
Visibilities. 1989:v.l no.2
Women 's Research Network News. 1989: v.2no. 1.
Working It Out. 1992: v. 1 ,no.2.