Guide to the Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) Club Records, 2005-2007

Summary Information

Title: Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) Club Records, 2005-2007
Collection: UA.5120
Extent: 5.25 linear feet (1 half-sized manuscript box, 2 oversize boxes, 1 oversize drawer)
Abstract:

The Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) is a student organization at Appalachian State University and grew out of the former "BLGAAD" - Bisexual, Gays, Lesbians, and Allies Associated for Diversity. These records include photos, ephemera, and financial records for SAGA, dating 2005-2007.

Creator: Sexuality and Gender Alliance Club.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) is a student organization at Appalachian State University and grew out of the former "BLGAAD" - Bisexual, Gays, Lesbians, and Allies Associated for Diversity. BGLAAD began at ASU in 1990 and operated possibly as late as 2005. It is unclear when SAGA began under their current name, but they have since at least 2005. As of 2011, they meet weekly in I.G. Greer.

Scope and Contents

This accession includes four Hollinger boxes of various sizes which contains materials for SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance), formerly known as BGLAAD. Of note, this collection possesses a photograph album which holds photographs from a number of club events. Also included are records of financial transactions of the club. Other club-related materials retained in this collection include T-shirts, publications, fliers, and a SAGA banner. As well, one folder contains a handout regarding positive relationships created by Carol O'Saben and Rebekah White from conversation at the "What's Love Got To Do With It" meeting. There is also artwork created by students at a queer art history meeting. During this meeting, the members voted on and selected the two most popular pieces of art. These pieces are included in the folder with the handouts.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5120: Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) Club Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2007.143: SAGA (Formerly BGLAAD) Organizational File, 2005-2007