Collection Info

Itkin, Mikhail

Span Dates: 1956-1989

Volume: approx. 1 linear ft.


The materials were collected by Jim Kepner, a trustee for the Community of the Love of Christ, who received copies of Itkin's correspondence. correspondence with other gay religious leaders, Itkin's writings, newsletters and flyers about the Community of the Love of Christ and the Evangelical Catholic Communion (the name of Itkin's religious group also went by other names at various times). All of this is processed and accesible.

Hist/Bio Note

Mikhail (michael) Itkin's was born Feb. 7, 1936 and died Aug. 1, 1989. For more biographical information, see his entry in the Profile Gallery at the following web address.

Finding Aid

A finding aid is available at the following website.


The ONE Institute is affiliated with but not governed nor funded by the University of Southern California. Information about the ONE Institute can be found on their website at the following web address.

Index Terms

CaliforniaChurch work with gays -- United StatesClergy -- Political ActivityGay Clergy -- United StatesGay liberation movement -- Religious aspectsGays -- Religious LifeItkin, Michael Eucharistic Catholic ChurchPrimitive CatholicFree Catholic