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Jim Wanser Collection

Identifier: MS-0270

Scope and Contents

The Jim Wanser Collection covers in depth the forming of the UMKC LGBT Initiative and its development into the LGBT Office, as well as the founding of the Kansas City Chapter of GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation). Documents include Advisory Board minutes, drafts, programs, correspondence, outreach, and educational resources, spanning from 1992 to 2013. Series are broken into two main areas: the LGBT Office (first ten series) and GLAAD (last series).


  • 1992 - 2013

Conditions Governing Use

Donor has transferred copyright of materials they have created


5 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 4 Manuscript Boxes.)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: Anthony J. LaBat, Stuart Hinds (supervising archivist).
LaBudde: March 2016.
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Repository Details

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