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William Barry, The AIDS Project : A History, Maine AIDs Activism, Peabody House, HIV, AIDS, Frannie Peabody



William Barry is a well-known, published local historian. Frannie Peabody was an early Maine AIDS activist, who established the Peabody House, a center dedicated to assisting individuals living with HIV/AIDS. The Papers contain research materials gathered for the writing of the book, "The AIDS Project : a history." They include correspondence, clippings, photographs, publications, research notes, drafts, and documents from Maine’s largest AIDS service organization.

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4.5 ft.



These papers were donated by William D. Barry and Frances W. Peabody in 1999.

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The Barry-Peabody Papers are the physical property of the University of Southern Maine Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the creator or her legal heirs and assigns.

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