CROSSMAN; Robert (1947-1996); politician and gay activist

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Papers of Robert Crossman, mainly comprising material relating to local government, gays and lesbian rights, particularly regarding equal opportunities and and the teaching of homosexuality in schools, his term as Mayor of Islington and papers regarding gay organisations and events.


The papers have been divided into 5 series by the areas of Crossman's work. These are: Series 1 - London Borough of Islington. Subdivided into papers regarding his work as Labour Councillor and his work as Mayor of Islington Series 2 - Education and Equal Opportunities. Mostly relating to the Stop 28 Clause Campaign Series 3 - Gay and Lesbian Papers regarding organisations in the London and wider area Series 4 - Training - papers relating to training opportunities provided by Crossman Series 5 - personal papers

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