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Doug Young fonds


Physical Description:
1.15 m of textual records

Doug Young, 1950-1994, was born near Taber, Alberta and raised there and in Medicine Hat. He attended Medicine Hat College and the University of Calgary. Young worked with the Alberta Service Corps for five years and Canada Customs for three. He was active in the Gay rights movement in Calgary and served as the president of Gay Information and Resources Calgary (GIRC) from 1977 to 1979, and as a board member from 1977 to 1981. He was active in many other organizations including the Alberta Lesbian and Gay Rights Association, AIDS Calgary, Gay and Lesbian Legal Advocates Calgary (GALLAC), Right to Privacy Committee, and the Gay and Lesbian Community Police Liaison Committee.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, and records of organizations in which he was involved; Gay newspapers; and some personal papers.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of John Cooper, 1994.

The material is in English.

Sensitive files are restricted.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:

Notes from an interview with Doug Young by John S. Cooper are in the Cooper Family fonds, at Glenbow (M 8371, file 159A).

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 8397

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