Gay community -- Nevada -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

High Sierra Prime Timers-Reno Records

Identifier: NC1436

The High Sierra Prime Timers-Reno was the local branch of the Prime Timers World Wide, an international organization that provides support for mature bisexual or gay men. It was founded in 2000 and active until August 2022; Ken Zeising was a founding member and first president of the organization. The collection contains a history of the organization, the final newsletter, the Constitution and bylaws, Chapter Charter, and a certificateof incorporation by the State of Nevada.

Dates: 2000-2022

Martin Koehler Papers

Identifier: NC1360

Martin Koehler was a member of the Metropolitan Community Church of the Sierra and a northern Nevada gay rights activist. The collection contains posters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, and brochures regarding the Church as well as other gay rights activities in which Koehler participated.

Dates: 1979-2005; Majority of material found within 1979-1991

Nevada LGBT Archive Records

Identifier: NC1316

The Nevada LGBT Archive began in December 2015 as a non-profit and as a statewide repository of artifacts and ephemera pertaining to the LGBT population in Nevada. Collection highlights northern Nevada resources available to LGBT community and the events held by/for them, and events held for the LGBT community in Nevada. Collection materials include brochures, posters, newspaper articles, and banners created between 1965 and 2018.

Dates: 1965-2018

Spectrum, Northern Nevada Records

Identifier: 2007-10
Scope and Contents

Gay and lesbian organization, includes bylaws, minutes, clippings, membership information.

Dates: 1990-2001