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MS Papers List

500-549

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-500
KELLS, Paul
Correspondence, 1973-1975.
Letters to and from Paul Kells, Jack Goodwin, Nigel Baumber, Robin Duff, Michael Ross, Bruce Hay, Lindsay Taylor, David Russell, Alison Laurie, Sarah Calvert, Dee Halpin, and others. Many concern his position as 'Sex Liberation Officer' of NZUSA. Includes inventory.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. 2. New Zealand University Students Association. Sex Liberation Officer.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-502
KNOWLES, Owen Ralph
Correspondence, 1968-1975
Letter from David Bindon, 21 May 1968, and Brian MacDonnell MP (with reply) and letters to other MPs and circulars on behalf of NZ Homosexual Law Reform Society. Also correspondence with newspapers over the non-publication of display advertisements. Includes inventory.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. I. New Zealand Homosexual Law Reform Society. II. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-503
LAURIE, Alison J.
Correspondence, 1985.
Mostly copies of letters from European gay and lesbian organisations supporting the New Zealand movement during the homosexual law reform campaign. They are in various languages. Several criticise the Salvation Army and are copies of letters sent to General Wahlstrom. There are other letters from New Zealand MPs.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Homosexual law reform campaign, 1985-86. 2. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. I. Salvation Army

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-505
MALING, Paul R. H.
Correspondence, 1974-1975.
Copies of letters to The Press (Christchurch), from Liaison officer Gay Liberation Christchurch. (See also Aequus and the GLF Chch archives).
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. I. Gay Liberation, Christchurch.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-507
McMORLAND, Don
Correspondence, 1979.
Letter to Warren Freer MP concerning his proposed Crimes Amendment Bill ('the Freer Bill'), 21 August
1979.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. Freer, Warren.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-508
MOLLOY, Peter
Correspondence, 1980.
Includes letters to politicians, letter from Bill Logan on his article (enclosed) 'Poofters and commies' in Salient, letter accompanying a copy of a Californian court order, letters to and from Amnesty International, letter from Gavin Young on National Gay Rights Coalition matters and the Human Rights Commission.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. 2. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand. I. Salient. II Logan, William King. III. Amnesty International.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-509
NEELS, Barry
Papers, 1967-1979.
Correspondence with the Evening Post, Peter de Waal (of Campaign against Moral Persecution, NSW), E'in A. Jackson [later as Leonie Neill] (of Metropolitan Community Church), Hugh Gaw, Mike Waghorne and two politicians, Jonathan Hunt and Martin Finlay. Includes 'A history of Gay Liberation in Wellington as remembered by Barry Neels'. Includes ephemera and inventory.
# folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. 2. Gay Liberation Welfare Group (Wellington). 3. Gay AID. I. A history of Gay Liberation in Wellington as remembered by Barry Neels.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-510
OELDERINK, Martin J.
Correspondence, 1978-1980.
Correspondence concerning non-publication of the National Gay Rights Coalition of NZ advertisement, 1977, letter from Post Office Savings Bank, 7 June 1978, letter from Mary Batchelor MP concerning the Freer Bill, 1980.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. 2. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-511
PEARSON, Nigel K.
Correspondence, 1978-1982.
Includes correspondence with MPs, material about Gays in Education, and other educational groups, and the National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. I. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand. II. Gays in Education.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-512
RANSOM, Stewart
Correspondence, 1974.
Letter from Felix Donnelly 9 September 1974, returning a book.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. I. Donnelly, Felix.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-513
REYNOLDS, Paul
Papers, 1980.
Papers relating to the 8th National Gay Rights Conference, Dunedin 1980. The papers mostly concern administrative matters.
# folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. I. National Gay Rights Conference, 8th Dunedin 1980.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-514
SMITH, Paul R.
Correspondence, 1976-1978.
Letter from American Psychiatric Association 29 December 1976, attached to a copy of the APA Board of Trustees listing of homosexuality as a mental disorder. Letters to and from David Thomson, Minister of Justice concerning the Human Rights Commission Act 1977. Letter from Bruce Asher and reply, 1978.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Psychiatry and gay people. 2. Human Rights Commission Act 1977.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-515
SUKOLSKI, Mike
Correspondence, 1981
Letter dated 9 September 1981 about bed rails (humourous) from Kevin H. Green. Circular 'Tablets of
stone' from Robin Duff, Secretary Gay Teachers Union (no date).
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. 2. Gay Teachers Union. I. Green, Kevin H. II. Duff, Robin.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-516
UNDERHILL, Graham
Correspondence, 1978-1979.
Letter, 18 April 1978, about the banning of the song 'Glad to be Gay', Letter 11 March 1978 in response to a letter about Swedish films from Patricia Bartlett, Letter 11 June 1979 about marriage guidance for gay couples.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: I. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. 2. Censorship - New Zealand

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-517
WAGHORNE, Michael
Correspondence, 1977-1983.
Letter from Chris Parkin to Mike Waghorne enclosing a copy of text for publication by Campaign for Homosexual Equality. Correspondence with Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand. Sundry letters from politicians.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: I. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. I. Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand. II. Parkin, Chris J. F

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-518
WARD, Martin
Correspondence, 1980
Letters between Martin Ward and Wellington City officials concerning advertising on city buses. The advertisement objected to was 'Lesbians, contact your local community' and was sought by the Wellington Lesbian Centre.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Wellington Lesbian Centre. 2. Wellington City Council.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-519
WHOOLEY, John
Correspondence, 1977
Copies of letters from politicians about the Human Rights Bill 1977. Also letters from Auckland Hospital Board, Wellington Hospital Board and Palmerston North Hospital concerning situation of staff who are convicted of offences of a sexual nature.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. 2. Human Rights Bill 1977

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-521
WILSON, Robert A.
Correspondence, 1985.
Replies to circular letters sent to MPs soliciting views in the Homosexual Law Reform Bill. With a follow up letter and also a telegram from Fran Wilde and an inventory.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. 2. Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-522
YOUNG, Gavin
Correspondence, 1977-1985.
Personal and political correspondence, mostly inward. Most letters concern the National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand and the sexual law reform moves associated with Warren Freer. Some letters have false names. Inventory included.
# folders
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. 2. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. 3. New Zealand Human Rights Commission. 4. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-523
WRIGHT, N. F.
Correspondence, 1978.
Letter to editor, Sunday News 21 March 1978 about an article 'Queer tag on kiwi males' by Phillip Hodson.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - New Zealand - Correspondence. I. Sunday News. II. Hodson, Phillip.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-524
BERRYMAN, Wayne
Correspondence, 1979.
Letter to Federal Bureau of Prisons, Kansas, about treatment of Russell D. Smith and rape in US prisons, with covering letter probably to Pink Triangle.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Prisons - United States. II. Smith, Russell D.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-525
DOWNEY, P. J.
Correspondence, 1980-1981.
Letter to S. P. Kennedy, 5 February 1981, concerning NZ Human Rights Commission policy on anti-gay
discrimination, and letter to Downey from Stig-Ake Petersson of RFSL on the same subject.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Activists - Correspondence. 2. New Zealand. Human Rights Commission. I. Kennedy, S. P. II. Riksforbundet for Sexuellt Likaberattigande.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-526
BELL, Terry
Correspondence, 1973.
Letter to [unknown] of Gay Lit News from Sydney Gay Liberation offering to exchange newsletters with news of coming events.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: I. Gay Liberation - Australia. 1. Gay Lit News (Auckland). II. Sydney Gay Liberation.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-527
FREER, Warren
Circular letter, 22 August 1979.
Circular (sent to Ms. J. Bowden and others), concerning the abandonment of his proposed Crimes amendment Bill, with copies of his press release.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. Crimes amendment Bill (Warren Freer), 1979.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-528
TIZARD, Bob
Letter, 23 March 1979.
Letter concerning sexual law reform prospects, to D. Cottingham.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. Cottingham, D.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-529
MULDOON, R. D.
Letter, 11 May 1979.
Letter to W. Jack, on behalf of Minister of Foreign Affairs, concerning situation of homosexuals in Iran following the Islamic revolution. "I deplore, any transgressions of human rights".
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Iran - Human rights record. 2. Gay men - Iran.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-530
BUTCHER, David
Letter to Peter Gray, 4 June 1980.
Letter noting that Gray has asked him not to support Warren Freer's proposed homosexual law reform bill: "I am somewhat confused that your organisation persists in trying to undermine the people who are sympathetic to your aim".
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. Gray, Peter. II. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand. III. Freer, Warren.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-531
IVORY, Alan
Letter, 16 January 1985.
Letter to Fran Wilde MP concerning the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, enclosing a further draft (1/85) of the Bill. (Photocopy).
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. Homosexual law reform bill, 1985-86. II. Wilde, Fran.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-532
MORGAN, John D.
Correspondence, 1985.
Copies of letters to Ann Hercus (Minister of Police), Gerald A. Wall (Speaker), and the Editor, Evening Post, concerning the presentation (on 24 September 1985) of the petition against the Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. 2. Homosexual law reform campaign, 1985. I. Evening Post.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-533
SEYMOUR, Alan
Open letter to Venn Young, MP 1974.
Concerning picket of the National Party Conference, Rotorua by Gay Liberation Wellington and its petition supporting the aims of the group. He told them to go away: "You people are doing more harm than good to the cause."
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. New Zealand National Party. Conference. II. Young, Venn. III. Gay Liberation, Wellington.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-534
RENNIE, J. McK.
Correspondence, 1985.
Three letters to Porleen Simmonds, Phillip Peek and Anthony M. Dodd (same text) in response to claims about gays made by Dr Paddy Delany, an employee of the Wellington Hospital Board, and calling into question his fitness.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1.Homosexual Law reform campaign, 1985. I. Wellington Hospital Board. II. Delany, Paddy.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-535
McLay, J. (Minister of Justice)
Letter to M. S. Bonny, 26 March 1980.
Refusing to intervene in the matter of "recent police action taken in respect of alleged homosexual offences." The matter concerned the sauna raids.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. 2. Sexual offences New Zealand. 3. Sauna raids - New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-536
GAW, Hugh
Circular and letter concerning the National Gay Rights Coalition Hui Aranga Easter gathering, 1992.
This meeting was hosted by the Maramatanga Movement. The copy was sent to Peter Nowland. "Most of the time will be spent in free-flowing discussion without a set programme."
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. National Gay Rights Coalition of New Zealand. I. Maramatanga Movement

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-537
WESLEY-BLAKE, Jonathan
Letter to Nigel Baumber, 13 May 1974.
Letter concerning the origins of Gay Liberation in Nelson in 1973 and his being asked to resign from the Nelson School of Music when W-B's orientation was revealed (he was reinstated later).
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Liberation Nelson. 2. Nelson School of Music. 3. Nelson - Gay community. I. Baumber, Nigel.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-538
LANGE, David
Letter dated 6 December 1983
Letter the from Leader of the Opposition to Stephen Rainbow responding to a petition on Lange's use of the word 'poofter': "I am appalled that I mistakenly used a word which could only give offence to many people." (Photocopy)
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Derogatory language. I. Rainbow, Stephen.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-539
TEMPLER, John C.
Correspondence, 1985.
Letters to and from Graeme Lee MP concerning the introduction of the Homosexual law reform bill, 1985, including a Lee press release.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. I. Homosexual law reform campaign, 1985-86.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-540
NEW ZEALAND AIDS Foundation
Papers relating to a request to the Department of Statistics for documentation of a statistical survey of attitudes towards homosexuality proposed by the New Zealand Police, 1992-1993.
This survey was done for the purpose of allowing the police commissioner to oppose the human rights bill as it affected employment of gays in the police force and related matters.
# folder.
Catalogue headings: 1. Police and gays - New Zealand. 2. Statistical Surveys - New Zealand. 3. New Zealand Official Information Act. I. New Zealand. Dept of Statistics. II. New Zealand. Police Department.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-541
GAY and Lesbian Archive of South Africa.
Copies of material held by GALA which relate to New Zealand.
Includes correspondence of Barry Neels and papers about NZ Homosexual Law Reform Society. Also correspondence between LAGANZ and GALA Curators and GALA brochure.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Archives and libraries - South Africa. 2. Neels, Barry - Correspondence etc. I. Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-542
ROY, Bevan
'The Dunedin gay community - perceptions from within'
[Typescript, Dunedin, n.d. (1990)] with other papers relating to the same subject. Also includes documents relating to a gay youth festival, referral list, the Alternative Human Rights Commission (Christchurch), and LAVA.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1.Dunedin - Gay community. I. Alternative Human Rights Commission. II. Lesbian Action for Visibility in Aotearoa.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-543
BIRTHDAZE.
Papers concerning the series of Birthdaze dance parties held in 1995. Donated by Daniel Fielding.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Dance parties - Wellington - 1995. I. Fielding, Daniel.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-544
NATIONAL Gay Rights Conference, 8th, Dunedin, 1980.
[Papers, collected by Paul Reynolds, the conference organiser.]
Includes circulars, workshop papers, administrative papers, press releases etc.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay conferences - New Zealand. I. Reynolds, Paul.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-545
LEE, Graeme (compiler)
Papers and Information provided by Festival of Light (Australia) to oppose Homosexual Law Reform campaign in NZ, 1985. With covering letter from Alan Barron. (Photocopies).
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Homosexual law reform campaign, 1985-86. 2. Homosexual law reform Bill, 1985. I. Festival of Light. II. Barron, Alan.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-546
WILDE, Fran
[Circulars sent to supporters during the Homosexual Law Reform Campaign, 1985-1986]
Ten items.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform - New Zealand. 2. Homosexual law reform bill, 1985.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-547
WELLS, Russell R. P.
[Papers, 1977-1978]
Includes a copy of 'Gays and property' (an address to Gay Liberation, Wellington in 1977) and correspondence with Don McMorland. The paper was also read by John McKay at the Easter 1978 conference.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Property and inheritance. 2. Wyatt, Michael. I. Title: Gays and property. II. McKay, John. III. McMorland, Don.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-548
PARKINSON, Phil
[Papers concerning the article 'The Wanganui affair' in Pink Triangle no. 56.]
Photocopies of newspaper articles about the trial of Charles Mackay for the attempted murder of D'Arcy Cresswell in 1920. Based on MS in ATL.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Mackay, Charles Evan 1875-1929. 2. Cresswell, Walter D'Arcy 1896-1960 I. Mitchell, William 1906- II. Pink Triangle no. 56.

LAGANZ-MS-Papers-549
PARKINSON, Phil
['A soldiers tale': papers concerning article in Pink Triangle no. 61 about the murder of a gay US soldier by Thomas Rex Beagle, a NZ serviceman at the Papakura Camp in 1944, and the trial.]
Collection of notes and photocopies of news clippings.
1 folder
Catalogue headings: 1. Murder of Gays - New Zealand. 2. Armed forces and gays - New Zealand. 3. Beagle, Thomas Rex. I. Pink Triangle no. 61.

 

 




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