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Sturgis Haskins, Maine Gay Symposium, Wilde-Stein Club, University of Maine, Gay Community, Gay and Lesbian Right, Memorabilia, Boston, Maine, Orono



Sturgis Haskins was a long-time activist in Gay and Lesbian communities, and was one of the organizers of the annual Maine Gay Symposium started in 1974 at University of Maine, Orono. Haskins was a co- founder in 1973 of the Wilde-Stein Club, the first openly Gay student organization at the University of Maine in Orono. The Papers contain material documenting Haskins’ personal life, pamphlets, correspondence, memorabilia, and information on organizations in which Haskins was interested, and clippings covering topics relating to the Gay and Lesbian communities and homosexuality.

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24 ft.



Donated by Sturgis Haskins in 1999.

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The Sturgis Haskins 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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