DYSON, Anthony Edward, fl 1958-1998, lecturer and gay activist

Scope and Content

Papers of Anthony Edward Dyson, 1958, 1990 and 1995, comprising a file of letters sent to Dyson in response to the letter to The Times supporting the recommendation of the Wolfenden Committee for the decriminalisation of homosexuality, 1958, with a note by Dyson on the background to the Times letter, 1990; a file relating to the formation of the Homosexual Law Reform Society, 1958, including a copy of the Report of the Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution (Wolfenden Report), memoranda on homosexuality by the Albany Trust and the HLRS, press cuttings relating to the Wolfenden Report, correspondence with various individuals concerning Dyson's letter to The Times , a copy of the original letter, material relating to the formation of the Honorary Committee of the HLRS, and a note by Dyson explaining the historical background, 1995.


Arranged by Dyson in two files.