Library of the London School of Economics & Political Science
10 Portugal Street
Sue Donnelly, Archivist
020 7955 7223
The Hall-Carpenter Archives (HCA) founded in 1982 are the largest source for the study of gay activism in Britain which followed the publication of the Wolfenden Report in 1958.
Archives of gay organisations and activists, and a periodicals collection which includes complete runs of most British and Irish gay serials including Gay News and Capital Gay, and many newsletters from lesbian and gay groups throughout the UK. US gay serials are well represented with broad coverage of 'Advocate' and 'Christopher Street'. There are also holdings from Australasia and Europe, including Eastern Europe.
Archives, Social History