David's Letter 1981

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Title

David's Letter 1981

Subject

Gay Men Ireland
1980s
Isolation
Cork IGRM

Description

Letter from isolated gay man, living in rural Cork in 1980s, to Cork gay organisation, seeking contact. He outlines how none of his friends know he is gay and that he feels very isolated at times. He is afraid to give his name and address, but asks that someone from the group phone him at a local public phone box.

Creator

"David"

Source

Arthur Leahy Collection

Date

March 1981

Rights

Digitising these community resources in a publicly accessible digital archive can be seen as fair dealing and reasonable use of these materials (as defined in the 2000 Irish Copyright Act) and in keeping with the ethos and purpose with which they were produced. In addition to this, Permission to Use has also been granted by the owners of the collections and by the relevant community organisations. Items in this digital archive are covered by a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No-Derivatives License. Please credit Orla Egan, Cork LGBT Archive and provide a link back to this site

Format

Two page handwritten letter on pages torn from notebook

Language

English

Type

Text
Letter

Identifier

2017.21.6.475

Coverage

Cork
1981

Citation

"David" , “David's Letter 1981,” Cork LGBT Archive, accessed October 17, 2018, http://corklgbtarchive.com/items/show/173.

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