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James "Jim" Long papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0551

Scope and Content Note

Jim Long III was born in Gastonia, NC and lived in Los Angeles, CA until 2000. He was the first openly Gay city councilman from Bessemer City, NC. The collection documents Long's personal life and political career, as well as his involvement in the LGBTQ community in Los Angeles.

Dates

  • 1955 - 2014

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

James Augustus Long III was born in Gastonia, NC and lived in Los Angeles, CA until 2000. He was the first openly Gay city councilman from Bessemer City, NC. Collection materials are related to Long's personal, professional, and political careers, and include papers, photographs, publications, and ephemera.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Jim Long III was born in Gastonia, NC and lived in Los Angeles, CA until 2000. He was the first openly Gay city councilman from Bessemer City, NC. The collection documents Long's personal life and political career, as well as his involvement in the LGBTQ community in Los Angeles.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection received as a donation from James Long III, 2017.

Separated Materials

"Jenny lives with Eric and Martin" (Rare LU HQ76.25 .B67 1983)

General

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

Processing Information

Collection processed by Pablo Best, 2017.

Title
James "Jim" Long III 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

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Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte 28223 United Stated

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