LGBT Archives in the US

The following list is by no means complete, but provides some of the more prominent collections that are models for Houston ARCH in one way or another.  A more comprehensive listing of LGBT historical societies and organizations is available at:


ACT-UP Oral History Project (New York, NY; San Francisco, CA)


Boston History Project (Boston, MA)


Chicago Gay History (Chicago, IL)


The Gerber/Hart Library (Chicago, IL)


GLBT Historical Society (San Francisco, CA)


HAPPY Foundation (San Antonio, TX)


Homosexual Information Center (Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge)


Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies

(Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis)


The Legacy Project (Chicago, IL)


Lesbian Herstory Archive (New York, NY)


ONE Archives (Los Angeles, CA) (New York, NY; virtual collection)


National Archive of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History (New York, NY)


New York Public Library (New York, NY)


Stonewall Library and Archive (Fort Lauderdale, FL)