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Donald B. Rosenthal papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0453

Scope and Contents

The Donald B. Rosenthal papers comprise records of Rosenthal's involvement with a range of political and sexual identity organizations since moving to Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2000. The bulk of the materials derive from Rosenthal's direct involvement with Mecklenburg Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Action Committee (MeckPAC) as well as the Mecklenberg County HIV/AIDS Council. The records date from circa 2005-2013 and include administrative records, correspondence, and printed ephemera.

Dates

  • circa 2005-2014

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Language of Materials

English

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Donald B. Rosenthal Papers are the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical note

After relocating to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area, Don Rosenthal, a retired political science professor of emeritus from SUNY Buffalo, became active in two LGBT organizations; Mecklenburg LGBT Political Action Committee (MeckPAC) and Equality North Carolina (ENC). Over the years, Rosenthal contributed much to the local and statewide LGBT community. He was previously the vice president of ENC, held a chair position for the foundation and was a dedicated member of the steering committee for MeckPAC. In 2012, Rosenthal was one of the few who worked to re-establish the Charlotte chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), where he now serves as a current member of the board.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 1 USB drive)

8.11 Megabytes

Overview

After relocating to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area, Don Rosenthal became active in two LGBT organizations; Mecklenburg LGBT Political Action Committee (MeckPAC) and Equality North Carolina (ENC). The bulk of the materials derive from Rosenthal's direct involvement with MeckPAC and Equality NC.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Donald B. Rosenthal, July 2013.

Note

Forms part of the King-Henry-Brockington LGBTQ+ Archive.
Title
Donald B. Rosenthal Papers MS0453 MS0453
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated