Lavender Legacies Guide: United States: New Jersey

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Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives
Location: Rutgers University Libraries
169 College Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163
Phone: (732) 932-7006 Fax: (732) 932-7012
Contact: David Kuzma, Reference Archivist
Internet Address:
Hours: During regular school year: Mon-Fri: 9 am - 5 pm; Sat: 1-5 pm.
Wheelchair Access: yes
Founded as a manuscript and rare books repository in the 1940s, the division for Rutgers University Records began in 1962 and has expanded into collecting New Jersey materials generally.
Information about holdings
Time periods/geographical regions documented:
New Jersey, 1969-1989.

Significant People/organizations/subjects documented:
Rutgers University Lesbian and Gay Alliance (13 ft.); New Jersey Lesbian and Gay Coalition (3.5 ft.).
Collecting interests
History of New Jersey and Rutgers University. Statewide and regional GLBT organizations as well as those at Rutgers.
Use requirements
Materials are open to the public.
Research space, copying, exhibitions, reference assistance on site, telephone reference, Internet reference (email/web), and loan agreements for exhibits.
Indices, finding aids, collection descriptions
Card catalogs, typed finding aids, most manuscript records are in RLIN.
News about collections
New acquisitions are noted in the Journal of Rutgers University Libraries, published twice a year.