Collection Info

Hope and Unity Metropolitan and Community Church Collection of Graeme Reid

Span Dates: 1995-1998

Volume: 4 boxes; 99 audiocassettes; 38 videocassettes

Description

The collection consists of his oral histories and video-documentation of healing rituals, gender, kinship relations, and the significance of the Holy Spirit in community life.

Hist/Bio Note

Graeme Reid assembled the Hope and Unity Metropolitan and Community Church (HUMCC) [Johannesburg, South Africa] Collection for an ethnographic study of the HUMCC. This study focused on issues concerning an integrated cultural identity for gay and lesbians.

Finding Aid

An inventory is available by contacting the GALA archives. Contact information is available on their website.

Location

The collection is held at the Gay and Lesbian Archives of South Africa (GALA). GALA is located within the Historical Papers Department of the William Cullen Library at the University of Witwatersrand in Braamfontein near Johannesburg, South Africa.
http://www.gala.wits.ac.za/archives_glance.htm

Index Terms

South AfricaUniversal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community ChurchesGays -- Religious LifeLesbians -- Religious lifeHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- South Africa