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Diana Travis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0545

Scope and Contents Note

The bulk of the collection documents the Better Homos and Gardens events, but also includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles.

Dates

  • 1971 - 2016

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical Note

Diana Travis is a local Charlotte activist and a member of the Charlotte LGBTQ community. She graduated from Myers Park High School and New England Conservatory. When Travis lived in Boston during the 1960s, she was president of the first lesbian civil rights organization, a chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis.

Travis has been with her wife, Mary Ann Mueller, for over 30 years. Since 2000 Travis has owned an environmentally-friendly goose control business, which utilizes border collies. She has received the Don King Community Service Award and been a musician-in-residence at Belmont Abbey College in a woodwind quintet. Travis plays the banjo, writes, plays tennis and fly fishes.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Diana Travis is a local Charlotte activist and a member of the Charlotte LGBTQ community. The bulk of the collection documents the Better Homos and Gardens events, but also includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into a single folder title series.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation from Diana Travis, 2017.

Note

Forms part of the King-Henry-Brockington LGBTQ+ Archive.

Processing Information

Collection inventoried by Nikki Lynn Thomas. No additional processing anticipated at this time.

Creator

Source

Title
Diana Travis papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated

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