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Dan Kirsch papers concerning the Charlotte LGBT community

Identifier: MS0358

Scope and Contents

The collection is a miscellany of materials (cards, flyers, brochures, programs, etc.) from the Charlotte gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. It also includes three or four posters about Charlotte Gay Pride and "Coming Out" events. These materials are duplicates from the collection at Duke.


  • 1990 - 2000


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Dan Kirsch is an activist, community organizer and theater director. He moved to Charlotte in 1989 to become the managing director of the Charlotte Shakespeare Company. Kirsch was executive director of Charlotte's Lesbian and Gay Community Center. He also founded One Voice Chorus, a gay, lesbian and gay-affirmative chorus in Charlotte, NC, and OutCharlotte, an annual cultural festival that celebrated LGBT culture through theater, dance, music, visual art, film and video. Kirsch died on February 21, 2020, a great loss to Charlotte's LGBT community and the city at large.


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Contains cards, newsletters and programs concerning the Charlotte LGBT community, including items related to One Voice and Charlotte Pride. There are also several posters related to "Coming Out" events in the Charlotte area.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dan Kirsch, 23 November 2005

Processing Information

Previously titled Charlotte Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Collection.

No additional processing anticipated at this time.
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Repository Details

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

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