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Christopher O’Connor, University of Southern Maine, Portland Hall, Portland, Maine, Anti-Gay Graffiti, Graffiti, Harassment, Community Response



Christopher O’Connor was resident director of USM’s Portland Hall dormitory in the fall of 1999 when there was an incident involving anti-gay graffiti in the dormitory. The Collection includes newspaper clippings regarding the incident, brochures, and a letter to the USM community from O'Connor.

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0.25 ft.



Donated by Christopher O’Connor in 1999.

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The Christopher O’Connor Collection is the physical property of the University of Southern Maine Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the creator or her legal heirs and assigns.

For further information, consult the Head of Special Collections,


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