Fonds - David Pepper fonds

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David Pepper fonds

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  • 1976-[1998?], 2002; predominant 1988-1997 (Creation)
    David Pepper fonds

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1.01 m of textual records
3 photographs
2 audio microcassettes

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David Pepper is a gay activist and journalist in Ottawa, Ontario. Pepper has served as a member of the Ottawa Police Service Liaison Committee for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities since July of 1991. Pepper has worked for the Ottawa Police Services Board since June of 1993. He was a founder and member of the Ottawa-Hull Lesbian and Gay Task Force on Violence along with Carol Holland. Pepper wrote for GO INFO and Capital Xtra! in the 1990s. Pepper has also served as a Board member of the AIDS Committee of Ottawa.

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Fonds consists of records created and maintained by David Pepper. Records relate to his involvement with the AIDS Committee of Ottawa and the Ottawa Police Service Liaison Committee for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities, as well as his column “Q Period” that appeared in Capital Xtra!. The fonds also includes clipping files maintained by Pepper for research and reference purposes.

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The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in writing from the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives as the physical owner. Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in the materials. Note that the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s).

Preferred citation: David Pepper, 2007-110, Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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