Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4678
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: KREMENSTEIN, Gerald (fl 1970-2010)
Date(s): 1971- 2008
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Kremenstein | Gerald | fl 1970-2010 | alias Kay | Gerald
Gerald Kremenstein, also known as Gerald Kay, was born in France, the son of an Anglo Jewish mother and Jewish father from Eastern Europe. He moved to London prior to 1971. Gerald Kremenstein was a committee member of the Northwest London Lesbian and Gay Group (NWLLGG) which was formerly known as Harrow and Brent Gay Unity (HBGU) before becoming the Harrow and Brent Lesbian and Gay Group (HBLGG)). He was also a member of the Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group (JGLG) and St Katharine's Group. He has also been active in the London Gay scene attending social events from the early 1970s to the mid 2000s.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Gerald Kremenstein, including committee and related records of the Harrow and Brent Lesbian and Gay Group collected by Gerald Kay as Committee member, and event material, the earliest items from 1971. These include flyers, tickets, badges and membership cards for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) London-based clubs, events and groups which Gerald Kay attended. Highlights include papers relating to the Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group (JGLG) and St Katharine's Group, and a visit to United States of America.
These records were catalogued under supervision of Richard Wiltshire, Senior Archivist by Zaida Tavares, volunteer as part of the Speakout London - Diversity City project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and based at London Metropolitan Archives.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Arranged as follows:
LMA/4678/01 HARROW AND BRENT LESBIAN AND GAY GROUP
LMA/4678/02 GAY ORGANISATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
LMA/4678/03 COLLECTED PRINTED MATERIAL
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Donated in August 2013.
LMA also holds further records of the Northwest London Gay and Lesbian Group: Unity Newsletter 1974 - 1986; Fortieth Anniversary booklet 2011, minutes 1978 - 1980 (reference LMA/4696).
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: Added December 2015.