Publications and Research

Document Type

Book Chapter or Section

Publication Date



An introduction to the history and radical practice of New York City's Lesbian Herstory Archives with discussion of the period-specific situation of the archive housed in, but outgrowing, private quarters.


This work was originally pubished in "Gay and Lesbian Library Service" edited by Ellen Greenblatt and Cal Goug.

It is made available with permission from the original editors who hold copyright to the work.


To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.