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Kay Madden Collection

Identifier: MS-0314

Scope and Contents

The Kay Madden Collection was gifted to GLAMA by Kay Madden in 2017.

Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript collection comprises materials from the various organizations Madden was a part of from 1981 to 1996. Sources in this collection include correspondence, newsletters, publications, conference information, and meeting minutes. The organizations included in this collection include the Human Rights Project, Kansas City Gay and Lesbian Violence Committee, Pink Triangle Political Coalition, ACTUP-KC, LAMBDA Legal, and the National Lawyers Guild, among others. Other information including the Mayor’s Commission of the 1980s, the Gay Marches on Washington in 1987 and 1990, and personal writings of Madden’s are also included.

Housed in the Marr Sound Archives, the audiovisual material consists of a compact cassette recording entitled American Legal Forum (Side 1-Catherine McKinnon, Side 2-Nan Hunter).


  • 1947 - 1998

Conditions Governing Use

Donor has transferred copyright of materials they have created


7 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 5 Manuscript Boxes)

0.1 Linear Feet (Marr: 1 Compact Cassette)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: Kaylee Peile, Lydia Bechtel-Edmonson, Stuart Hinds (supervising archivist). Marr: Andrew Hansbrough.
LaBudde: May 2018. Marr: 2022.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository