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Lex Watson papers relating to the gay rights movement and AIDS organisations, 1968-2001

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Lex Watson papers relating to the gay rights movement and AIDS organisations, 1968-2001

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MLMSS 10553

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9WZW4yGY

Lex Watson papers relating to the gay rights movement and AIDS organisations, 1968-2001

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Lex Watson papers relating to the gay rights movement and AIDS organisations, 1968-2001

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Lex Watson papers relating to the gay rights movement and AIDS organisations, 1968-2001

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Date

1968-2001

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MLMSS 10553

Record Identifier

9WZW4yGY
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2.56 metres of textual material (16 boxes)

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Copyright status : In copyright – life of author(s) plus 70 years

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Paper collected by academic and gay rights activist Alexander 'Lex' Watson between 1968 and 2001, being records from groups Watson was associated with and other groups espousing gay and lesbian rights and equality through politics, media representation, law reform, and HIV/AIDS activism, research and awareness.

BOX 1
ACT Homosexual Law R...

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Lex Watson papers relating to the gay rights movement and AIDS organisations, 1968-2001

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Contents list adapted from inventory supplied by donor.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

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Donated by Robert French in 2019

Administrative / Biographical history

Alexander “Lex” Watson was born in Perth, WA, in 1943. He began teaching politics at the University of Sydney in 1964. He was a founding member of the Campaign Against Moral Persecution (CAMP) formed in Sydney in 1970, which was Australia’s first openly gay advocacy organisation. From the early 1970s Watson was a regular contributor to the Sydney S...

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MLMSS 10553

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9WZW4yGY

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