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Lesbian Connection collection of lesbian publications

Identifier: MSS 616 large

Scope and Contents

The Lesbian Connection collection currently consists of publications that were sent to Lesbian Connection. With the LC acting as a clearinghouse for information on Lesbian resources, social issues, political activism, and local and national events, LC was sent or subscribed to many publications such as these. The original donation of nearly 10 boxes of publications was sorted and integrated into Special Collections' cataloged serials. This collection holds many of the remaining miscellaneous publications.


  • Creation: 1970 - 2016

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored off site. Please request 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.

Biographical / Historical

Lesbian Connection was founded in 1974 by Ambitious Amazons, a lesbian-feminist collective which included Margy Lesher. Lesbian Connection is a bi-monthly publication for and by lesbians based in Lansing, Michigan.


.8 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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The publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Margy Lesher, founder and owner of Lesbian Connection, in 2017.

Processing Information

Lydia Tang processed this collection in 2017 with the assistance of Brianna Thomas.

Finding Aid for the Lesbian Connection collection of lesbian publications
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Lydia Tang
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA