MS Papers List
[Further papers relating to censorship and human rights]
Contains papers about Films, Videos & Publications Classification
(prohibition of child pornography) Amendment Bill, including submissions.
Also papers on complains to Broadcasting Standards Authority.
Catalogue headings: 1. Censorship - New Zealand. 2. Films, Videos &
Publications Classification (prohibition of child pornography) Amendment
Bill. 3. Broadcasting Standards Authority.
PHOTOGRAPHIC prints of unknown provenance, European and USA,
Probably from the Graham Underhill Collection (cf MS-Papers-0599). 1 Box
Mostly photographs of male nudes and from porn magazines.
Catalogue headings: 1. Male nudes - photographs. 2. Porn magazines. I.
ERCOLANO, Philippe d. 1995
[Personal relics, including photographs]
Includes legal papers from his estate, correspondence and memorabilia,
papers relating to his sexual interests and interests in leather, a large
collection of photographs. Many photographs feature his partner (Murray
Lyndon), house and friends.
See also MS Papers 0104, previously donated. Further photographs are in
ATL. RESTRICTED see Curator.
53 folders and loose material in 3 boxes
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay men - Memorabilia. I. Lyndon, Murray d. 1987.
Photograph album and a collection of loose photographs, mostly featuring
Paul Nash and mostly taken by his sometime partner Philippe Ercolano. Many
of these are nude.
RESTRICTED see Curator.
1 album and one bag of loose photos
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay men - memorabilia. I. Ercolano, Philippe d
BAMBOO S A S Club.
Archives of the club including membership register (restricted), The club
was also known as the Sports and Social Club. Rules, financial papers and
6 folders Inventory available.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Clubs - Wellington. I. Sports and Social Club
DEVOTION Grants Committee
Contains applications for funds to be disbursed from money raised from the
Devotion parties, reports on disbursements and associated correspondence.
Catalogue headings: 1. Community grants - Wellington.
[Personal papers, 1985-1997]
Contains papers of AIDS Support Network Hamilton 1985-86. Papers on gay
activism, Hamilton and Wellington, including Homosexual Law Reform
Campaign, Newspaper clippings and ephemera.
Catalogue headings: 1. AIDS Support Network Hamilton. 2. Sexual Law Reform
- New Zealand. 3. Homosexual law reform bill, 1985. 4. Gay Activism -
Hamilton. 5. Newspaper clippings.
PINK Triangle Publishing Collective.
Photograph collection of the collective. Contains original prints and some
negatives, many of them used in the paper.
# envelopes in three boxes. Contains detailed inventory.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay press - New Zealand. 2. Gay magazines - New
Transcripts of interviews conducted for his PhD Research, 1999.
1 folder of transcripts, 1 box of original cassette tapes and associated
Note: Material gathered for Worlds in Collision (PhD, Auckland).
Inventory is with the tapes.
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform – New Zealand. 2. Homosexual Law Reform Bill,
1985. I. Worlds in Collision; the gay debate in New Zealand.
GAY Games VI, Sydney, Australia, 2002.
Ephemera, including team registration forms.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Games, VI, 2002. 2. Sports.
GAY Games, V, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1998
Ephemera, including team registration forms. Theme: ‘Friendship through
culture and sports’.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Games, V, 1998. 2. Sports.
NEW ZEALAND Quilt Project.
Ephemera, including leaflets, small poster.
‘New Zealand AIDS Memorial Quilt’
Catalogue headings: 1. Quilts. 2. People with AIDS – Memorials – New Zealand.
GAY Games, IV, New York, USA, 1994
Ephemera, in plastic Bag.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Games, IV, 1994. 2. Sports.
LANDSFORENINGEN for Bøsser og Lesbike.
Stop Aids project comic books, text in Danish.
Includes ‘Cand. Gummifil.’ And ‘Hvad skal Robinson på Fredag?’
Catalogue headings: 1. HIV epidemic – Denmark. 2. Stop AIDS Projects – Denmark.
AIDS information booklets by Lars Moberg. Includes: Behandla;
HIVinfection och dess behandlung; Skydda: at skydda sig sjalv och andra;
Testa sig: HIVtestning – varfor,, hur och darefter; Begripa: att forstå
Catalogue headings: 1. HIV epidemic – Sweden. I. Moberg, Lars.
WELLINGTON City Council. Lesbian and Gay Advisory Group.
Minutes of meetings, ‘First annual report back’ and other papers,
donated by Neil Anderson, Convenor, 1994. Includes covering letter to
Catalogue headings: 1. Wellington – Gay Community. I. Anderson, Neil.
PINK Health, Wellington
Papers of a gay health action group which met for a while in 1996.
Catalogue headings: 1. Wellington – Gay Community. 2. Community Health.
METROPOLITAN Community Church in Auckland
Includes; ‘Our statement, 1990’ (‘a general statement of our identity’
followed by ‘14 separate clauses of commitment’); and ‘Standard
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay religious organisations – New Zealand.
KEMBER, Ian R.
Papers documenting the Ian Kember collection of photographs.
Held in the Alexander Turnbull Library, the papers include original
negatives and prints. One group concerns Bill Edginton and Gary Morris
and their home; the other concerns the 13th Wellington Lesbian and Gay
Catalogue headings: 1. Photographers. 2. Wellington – Gay Community.
AMERICAN Sociological Association
Ephemeral material and fact sheets concerning AIDS. Includes also letter
to James Robb, 1993 and Gary Albrecht’s A sociological evaluation of our
experience with AIDS: research and policy (Congressional briefing, 3 May
Catalogue headings: 1. HIV epidemic – United States of America. I. Albrecht, Gary A
sociological evaluation of our experience with AIDS: research and policy
(Congressional briefing, 3 May 1993).
CHUBS and Chasers Club of New Zealand
Papers of a club devoted to “issues relevant to larger gay men and their
admirers”. Includes constitution and rules, application form, 1997-1998.
The newsletters are shelved at LAGANZ Serials Stack 1 CCC and lasted
until about March 1999.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Men – New Zealand.
UNIVERSAL Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches. Library
Lists of books and serials held, and material available for exchanges.
Some of this material is probably from another collection, the
International Lesbian and Gay Archives in Los Angeles. See inventory for
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Archives and libraries – United States. I. International
Lesbian and Gay Archives.
FEDERATION of American and Canadian Transsexuals (FACT)
Brochure, letter by Georgia Patricia Fisher, founder, and sample issue
of Transsexuals in prison (v. 11 no.3) 1989.
This material was probably donated by Leonie Neill, founder of
Transcare, and was associated with a dossier of material compiled by
Georgia Patricia Fisher.
Catalogue headings: 1. Transsexuals – Canada.
HARVEY Milk AIDS Education Fund
Catalogue headings: 1. HIV epidemic – California.
QUEER News Aotearoa (New Zealand)
An online publication edited by Mark Proffit. Also includes some
e-mail correspondence relating to QNA.
Holdings: no. 2 (15 October 1995)-3, 5-6, 8 (26 November 1995)
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay online newsletters – New Zealand. I. Proffit, Mark.
SWANSON, Roger (collector)
Examples of e-mail communications harvested in 1995-1999, concerning
Hawaiian gay marriage debates, Conversion therapy, gay businesses etc.
Some are from GAP or Michael P Moore.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay online newsletters – New Zealand. 2. Gay marriage – Hawaii.
GAY Broadcasting Collective
Further papers, ca 1987 to 2000.
Apparently assembled by Ian Kember, a member of the collective, in a
ring binder. With three folders of running sheets: 1997-1998, 1999-2001,
probably both compiled by John Jolliff and Des Smith.
Note: for related material see LAGANZ-MS-Papers-0022 (running sheets of
programmes by Phil Parkinson)
LAGANZ-MS-Papers-0366 (the principal collection) and
LAGANZ-MS-Papers-0405 (reel to reel tapes only). The Collective’s own
tapes are filed on the 2nd floor and cover the period 1985-2002.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay radio – New Zealand.
Papers deposited by Neville Tilsley, a member of Gayline, including a
submission on the Homosexual Law Reform Bill and associated material.
Also a folder of printed pamphlets, and “What it’s like to be gay”
reprinted from The Star, Christchurch 12 July 1985.
Catalogue headings: 1. Christchurch – Gay Community. 2. Gay counselling services –
Christchurch. I. Tilsley, Neville.
GAY University Students Association (University of Canterbury)
Papers, ca 1981-1985
Contains some correspondence, financial papers and miscellanea.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay student groups – Christchurch. 2. University of Canterbury.
Papers concerning Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985.
Kim Saffron was the Wellington Regional Coordinator of HUG:
Heterosexuals unafraid of Gays. The papers include correspondence with
MPs, HUG newsletters, clippings and lobbying materials.
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual Law reform – New Zealand. 2. Homosexual law reform bill,
1985. I. HUG: Heterosexuals Unafraid of Gays.
HILL, Christopher M.
Further papers, 2000
Includes (folder 1) MS autobiography, RESTRICTED UNTIL 2020. Also
includes (folder 2) photocopy of Benjamin Rossen, Moral Panic, the story
of Oude Pekela, and (folder 3) typescript draft (photocopy) of ‘When the
devil came to Christchurch’ by Jenny Barnett & Michael Hill ‘forthcoming
in Australian Religious Studies Review’
Catalogue headings: 1. Moral Panics – Christchurch. 2. Christchurch Civic Creche. 3.
Rossen, Benjamin. Moral Panic, the story of Oude Pekela.
Papers of a gay Christian group, including minutes of meetings, reports
and accounts. Deposited by Roger Swanson, 1999. Folders 1-2 are
unarranged, Folder 3 contains Service Sheets and folder 4 is also
See related ephemera in LAGANZ-MS-Papers-0449
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Christians – Wellington. 2. Gay religious organisations.
GAP: Gay Association of Professionals.
Official records of GAP, deposited through the secretary. Note that the
early records were largely lost but the onetime secretary Michael P
Moore gave others to LAGANZ. Folder 1 contains incomplete AGMS,
1998-2001; Folder 2 has GAP Constitution.
Folder 3 has minutes etc to 1999; Folder 4 has miscellaneous
secretarial papers, 1998-1999; Folder 5 has secretarial papers 2000,
Folder 6 has more secretarial Papers 2000. Folder 7 Contains a copy of
the printed GAP & Glib Directory, 2000.
Catalogue headings: 1. Wellington - Gay clubs. 2. Gay Community – Wellington. I. Gay
Association of Professionals.
6 wax boxes
Official records of a Wellington congregation of gay and lesbian Roman
Catholics. Some early papers, 1978-1979, were lost but most of the later
papers are present, roughly sorted into annual files. There are also
files of group newsletters, and press clippings with photocopied
Ascent’s collections of newsletters and serials from similar
organisations, received as exchanges, are in the LAGANZ Serials
Collection. Several subsidiary collections of ephemera from such
organisations (Dignity, Acceptance etc) are filed in
LAGANZ-MS-Papers-0378 (6 folders).
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Christians – Wellington. 2. Roman Catholic Church and gays. 3.
Gay religious organisations.
Papers concerned with her involvement in the National Gay Rights
Coalition of New Zealand, and also papers of her partner Lynne Gilmore
(who founded FLAG: Feminist Lesbian Action Group). Also a collection of
printed matter (see inventory).
Catalogue headings: 1. Lesbian Feminism – New Zealand. 2. National Gay Rights Coalition
of New Zealand. I. Gilmore, Lynne. II. FLAG: Feminist Lesbian Action
DORIAN SOCIETY, Wellington.
Financial papers 1980s to 1988
4 wax boxes
The residue of the accounts and business papers of the society, which
collapsed in 1988. Includes chequebooks, invoice books etc.
Catalogue headings: 1. Wellington – Gay Community. 2. Gay Clubs - Wellington.
NEW ZEALAND AIDS Foundation.
Papers of the Gay Youth Consultation 1990.
Includes report on the event, written by Paul Kinder, organisational and
planning papers etc. Folder 1 is business papers, folder 2 is large
folded worksheets, folder 3 has 2 copies of the report & folder 4 is
miscellaneous published material. With this came a copy of Framed Youth
(video) transferred to LAGANZ video collection.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Youth Consultation, 1990. I. Kinder, Paul
Papers relating to homosexual law reform, 1973-1986
The Ken McGrath was formerly a committee member of the NZ Homosexual Law
Reform Society. Papers donated, 1999, via Laurie Guy. Includes sample
publications with newsletters of NZHLRS.
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform – New Zealand. I. New Zealand Homosexual Law
Letters from politicians and others in response to lobbying on the
Homosexual Law Reform Bill, 1985-1986.
Includes some letters to Ron L Johnson.
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual law reform – New Zealand. I. Johnson, Ron L.
Papers of a gay Roman Catholic group. Includes papers from its 6th
biennial international convention, Seattle, 1983, collected by David
Catalogue headings: 1. Roman Catholic Church and Gays – United States. 2. Gay Christians
– United States. 3. Gay Religious organisations – United States.
Papers and other documents
14 waxed boxes of material, with one folio folders
Includes manuscripts, videos, audiotapes, artefacts. A collection of
garments deposited 1998 was transferred to Te Papa in 2003 and a
collection of unidentified videotapes was transferred to the New Zealand
Film Archive. Inventory compiled 2005.
Catalogue headings: 1. Entertainers – New Zealand. I. Gudsell, Neil.
Drafts of the ‘List of serial holdings’ of the Lesbian & Gay Rights
Resource Centre, 1983-1988 and the ‘List of serial holdings’ of its
successor, the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand, 1988-1992.
Contains listings prepared in September 1983, January 1988, October
1989, June 1990, November 1991 and September 1992.
The list was revised in 2003 and incorporated in the LAGANZ Website.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay archives and libraries – New Zealand. .I. Lesbian and Gay
Rights Resource Centre. II. Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand.
MARRIOTT, Wayne P.
Papers relating to ‘A day without Art’ posters, 1990-1996. Includes
correspondence relating to the donation, 2000, award for excellence from
1995 AIDS Media Awards and associated papers. The six framed posters are
situated in the basement as being too large for the folio shelving.
Catalogue headings: 1. HIV epidemic – United States. 2. ‘A day without Art’ posters,
Survey data on sexual orientation, prepared as course work for a
politics paper and University of Canterbury.
All data is anonymous.
Catalogue headings: 1. Sexual orientation – Research – New Zealand. I. University of
Papers and memorabilia
1 wax box
Tom was a prominent PWA and a founder of the National People Living with
AIDS Union, as well as a member of the Board of the New Zealand AIDS
Foundation, the National Council on AIDS and other community groups.
These papers were presented by his partner, Kim Scholey.
They include photos, funeral service cards, videos and audiotapes,
some of Tom’s medical papers, school and professional papers, a diary
and letters, including letters of condolence to Kim (then c/- 48 Bright
St, Eden Terrace, Auckland (09) 377-1972).
Catalogue headings: 1. People with AIDS – New Zealand. I. National People Living with
ICEBREAKERS (men) Gay Youth Group
A set of facilitation guide books to assist volunteers with running the
groups, prepared by a youth worker (Stuart Douce) and funded by
Wellington City Council. The individual guidebooks were supplied inbound
to facilitate further copying, with a covering letter and brochure (for
details see inventory). Also “Icebreakers Evaluation 1995.
[questionnaire]”. There are no restrictions on access.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gay Youth groups – New Zealand. I. Douce, Stuart. II. Beardsley,
De Rungs, Paul
Papers relating to his court martial in 1952.
As 16 year old army cadet, he was raped and made a formal complaint
about the incident, before being charged with buggery. 9 leaves with
photograph. The author gave “written permission to use” the information.
Catalogue headings: 1. Gays and the armed forces – New Zealand. 2. Male rape – New
De Rungs, Paul
“Bog spy papers” Original material and copies of the underground
newsletter Bog Spy, about sexual activity in public toilets in Auckland
in 1992, compiled largely by De Rungs. It was distributed in various gay
venues (e.g. The Bar, Albert Street, New Zealand Countrymen’s Institute)
but was suppressed after the first issue and there was some negative
comment in the gay media.
There were two printings of the first issue in June 1992. The second
issue was called The Outsider (issue no 2 August 1992) and appears to
have been the last. The illustrator does not wish to be named.
Catalogue headings: 1. Cottaging – New Zealand. I. Bog spy. II. The Outsider.
Screenplays for projected films 1992-1997
Co-authors for various scripts include Rex Pilgrim, Peter Wells and
Stewart Main. Some titles changed and there are multiple draft versions
of some. Titles include: What goes up; Katie’s class act; Nude; When
love comes; last beat of my heart; You’re my Venus; Jack be nimble, and
Extra. Inventory available.
Catalogue headings: 1. Film screenplays – New Zealand. 2. Television screenplays – New
Zealand. I. Pilgrim. Rex. II. Wells, Peter. III. Main, Stewart.
Lindsay Wright Memorabilia.
DVD of eulogies delivered at the funeral of Lindsay Gemmell Wright
(1943-2005) with service notes by the celebrant (Bill Logan) and service
cards. DVD donated by the funeral director.
Catalogue headings: 1. Wright, Lindsay Gemmell, 1943-2005. 2. Funerals – Wellington.
MS Papers 0650
Includes: ‘Brief moments of passage in time, June 1999-September 2001’
Collected Usenet posts. 171, 198 leaves, and sequel ‘Like tears in the
rain . . . Collected Usenet posts 22 May 2002 – 17 December 2002’.(157
l.) Also includes correspondence about the same with LAGANZ. The blogs
are about gay life and society in Auckland.
Catalogue headings: 1. New Zealand writers – weblogs. 2. Auckland – Gay Community. 3. Gay
Community – Auckland .