Collection Info

De Gruchy, Steve

Span Dates: 1977-1998

Description

The Steve De Gruchy Papers consist of one box. The collection contains research material on homosexuality and Christianity for the book, Aliens in the Household of God: Homosexuality and the Christian Faith in South Africa, that he co-edited with Paul Germond. (See Germond, Paul). In addition to published material, the collection includes reports, policy documents, and a manuscript of the book.

Hist/Bio Note

De Gruchy, a minister with the United Congregational Church in South Africa, directs the inter-denominational Moffat Mission in Kuruman.

Finding Aid

Further information about the collection is available from the Gay and Lesbian Archives of South Africa. Contact information is available from their website.
http://www.gala.wits.ac.za/archives_glance.htm

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//index/htm

Index Terms

Christian-GeneralSouth AfricaGermond, PaulUnited Church of ChristClergy -- Political ActivityGays -- Religious LifeHomosexuality -- History -- 20th centuryLesbians -- Religious lifeHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityDeGruchy, SteveHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- South Africa