Collection AR496 - Transgender Archives collection

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Transgender Archives collection

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  • Multiple media

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  • 1972 - 2019 (Creation)

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Physical description

0.6 m of textual and other materials.

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Custodial history

The collection was created through multiple small accessions received both directly and indirectly from donors. The majority of material was collected by Dr. Aaron Devor, Chair of Transgender Studies at the University of Victoria. Some material was sourced and collected by Lara Wilson, Director of Special Collections and University Archivist.

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The collection consists of materials related to transgender people, narratives, and/or studies.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Dr. Aaron Devor, Lara Wilson, and individual donors.


Materials were arranged based on provenance; i.e. based on the donor or the individual to whom the records relate. Within each file the materials were arranged in original order when discernible or on function or form of the specific materials.

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Part of the Transgender Archive.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created, June 13, 2019.
Revised by JF, August 17, 2022.

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  • English

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