David A. Lowe papers, 1988-1992

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zkr0

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lowe, David A.
Title: David A. Lowe papers, 1988-1992
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1072
Extent: 2 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of David A. Lowe, a lawyer, gay rights activist, and graduate of Emory University. The papers mainly concern his activism in Atlanta, Georgia.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Gift, 2007


[after identification of item(s)], David A. Lowe papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Unprocessed collection.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

David A. Lowe (1970-), lawyer, gay rights activist, and graduate of Emory University.

David A. Lowe (1970-), lawyer, gay rights activist, and graduate of Emory University.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains papers of David A. Lowe from 1988-1992, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, journals, and subject files concerning demonstrations and the Act-Up organization.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection; inventory available.

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Container List

Atlanta and Emory Activism
Box Folder Content
1 1 Act-Up legislative and lobbying materials, 1989-1992
1 2 Act-Up demonstrations - Sodomy laws, Center for Disease Control, CNN, Southern Baptist Convention, Family Concerns protest, Grady, 1990-1991
1 3 Act-Up stickers, 1988-1992
1 4 Act-Up press releases, 1990-1991
1 5 Act-Up Atlanta, 1989-1991
1 6 Act-Up national materials, 1990-1991
1 7 Act-Up needle exchange programs, 1990-1991
1 8 Emory Lesbian Gay Organization (ELGO), 1988-1992
1 9 Names Project quilt at Emory, 1990-1991
1 10 Atlanta and Georgia AIDS organizations
1 11 T-shirts - Act-Up, CDC CD, CDC invasion, 1990
1 12 Homophobic rubber stamp
Personal Date Books and Publicity
2 1 Date Books / Journals, 1990-1992
2 2 Etcetera magazines, 1990-1991
2 3 Local and national LGBT newspaper clippings
2 4 Local and national general newspaper clippings