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AIDS Action Now! fonds

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
AIDS Action Now! fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Date Range
1988-2006
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the activities AIDS Action Now! Included in the fonds are records of several committees, as well as subject files on a variety of topics. Also included in the fonds are photographs, the majority of which depict several demonstrations organized by AIDS Action No…
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Textual records
Graphic material
Date Range
1988-2006
Part Of
AIDS Action Now! fonds
Creator
AIDS Action Now!
Fonds Number
F0003
Physical Description
1 m of textual records 102 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25.3 x 20.2 cm and smaller
History / Biographical
AIDS Action Now!, is an AIDS and HIV activist organization founded in 1988 in Toronto. The mission of AIDS Action Now!, states that “through a combination of grass-roots activism, public demonstrations, lobbying, collaborative work with other community organizations, research, and related activities, we will: 1. Improve access to treatment, care and support for people living with HIV in Canada and around the world. 2. Fight for effective HIV and AIDS prevention that respects human rights. 3. Work to improve the social determinants of health for communities struggling against the AIDS epidemic."
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the activities AIDS Action Now! Included in the fonds are records of several committees, as well as subject files on a variety of topics. Also included in the fonds are photographs, the majority of which depict several demonstrations organized by AIDS Action Now!.
Notes
Full fonds description in progress. Contact the archive for more information on the fonds.
Access Restrictions
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.
Arrangement
Several loose periodicals and programmes included in the fonds have been transferred to the lesbian and gay serial collection and the monograph collection respectively.
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
1993-006, 2006-153
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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Bruce Eakin fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Scope and Content
Personal records consisting of periodicals, correspondence, books, posters, photographs, record albums, etc., relating to gay activism generally and Queer Nation in particular. A box of buttons was removed and need to be catalogued in the Artifacts database. Small artifacts: hand-made Gay is Good p…
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Graphic material
Textual records
Part Of
Bruce Eakin fonds
Fonds Number
F0124
Scope and Content
Personal records consisting of periodicals, correspondence, books, posters, photographs, record albums, etc., relating to gay activism generally and Queer Nation in particular. A box of buttons was removed and need to be catalogued in the Artifacts database. Small artifacts: hand-made Gay is Good patch; souvenir slug of visit to Disneyland
Storage Location
01 : S.01.01
02-03 : S.02.01
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
1995-131
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