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Archives Tour - LGBTQ Collections
  • Category
    Archive
  • Date(s)
    05 December 2017
  • Time
    6:30 PM
  • Price
    £7*
  • Concs.
    £5*
Archives Tour - LGBTQ Collections
18:30 - 19:30

Why was John Gielgud told to see a doctor and how many lesbian pulp fiction novels could one library hold? Explore the Bishopsgate Institute's treasure trove of LGBTQ history in their Special Collections.

Led by Stefan Dickers, the Library and Archives Manager at Bishopsgate Institute who looks after its extensive collection of books, pamphlets, maps, photographs and oral histories on London history, as well as the labour movement, protest, atheism, the co-op and LGBT history. He is passionate about history, the Institute and its historic collections (along with West Ham United) and will talk about them all at length to anyone who will listen. He started as the archivist at Bishopsgate Institute in 2005 and has previously worked at the London School of Economics and Senate House Library. He is also Archives and Resources Secretary of the Society for the Study of Labour History. Follow @stefdickers 

More about the Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive at Bishopsgate Institute.

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