Collection Info

Clement, Robert M. Papers

Span Dates: 1971-1977

Volume: 2.4 linear feet


The bulk of the papers consist of 35mm color slides and Ektachrome transparencies of views of church interiors, religious ceremonies, services and gay rallies. There is also a file of miscellaneous correspondence and papers relating to the pastoral activities of Father Clement at the Church of the Beloved Disciple. In order to protect the privacy of individual persons some correspondence has been removed from the papers and placed in Group K. Restricted Papers.

Hist/Bio Note

A biographical statement is provided at this link. There is also an oral history interview on this web site.

Finding Aid

A finding aid can be found at this link.


The Robert Clement Papers are included with a larger collection, the International Gay Information Center Personal Papers, that is located at the New York Public Library Manuscripts and Archives Division.

Index Terms

Independent Catholic ChurchNew YorkCatholic gays -- United States Gay Clergy -- United StatesGays -- United States -- History -- 20th Century -- SourcesEucharistic Catholic ChurchClement, Robert M.Church of the Beloved Disciple