Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormons) Collection donated by Jay Bell
Span Dates: 1989-2001
Volume: 1 linear ft.
The Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormon) Collection donated by Jay Bell contains the correspondence, conference materials, flyers, programs, brochures, newsletters, and news clippings. Examples of local chapter newsletters come from Arizona, Las Vegas, New York, California, and Washington, D.C. There are also newsletters from the Gamofites (derived from Gay Mormon Fathers) and the Family Fellowship Organization. It includes organizational records of the national and chapter organizations. It also contains newsletters from chapters across the country. Gamofites (Gay Mormon Fathers) and Family Fellowship Organization material is also included.
Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormons) was
formed in 1977 to serve gay and lesbian members of
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church/Mormon Church). Since that time, the national organization and local chapters have organized conferences, workshops, and programs and published newsletters.
The collection is processed and open for research. A finding aid is available by contacting the Manuscripts Division of Special Collections Department of the Marriott Library of the University of Utah.
The collection is held in the Special Collections Department of the Marriott Library of the University of Utah. Use the website to contact manuscript librarians for additional information about the collection.
Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormons),
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,