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Allquist, Karl R., 1937-1982

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1937 - 1992

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Karl Allquist diary

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS842f
Scope and Content This collection contains a diary kept by Karl Allquist during the final years of his life in which he recorded his dreams, emotions, and his struggle with HIV. He wrote about the decision to tell his family and friends of the diagnosis, growing tensions between him and his partner, plans to go to Key West, and doctors' visits. He also documents the presence of HIV/AIDS in the media, treatments he received, and developing Kaposi’s Sarcoma.
Dates: 1989-1991