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Shelly Robbins papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1102

Scope and Content

This collection contains LGBT publications and event programs collected by Shelly Robbins, as well as a scrapbook of photos and pins documenting her participation in the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.


  • 1987-1993


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Shelly Robbins moved to Atlanta from the West Coast in the mid-1980s at the age of 39. She volunteered with the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in 1987, Southern Voice, the Names Project, Fourth Tuesday, the Atlanta Pride Committee, the Pride Prom, and other LGBT organizations through the early 1990s. After 1996, she worked as the Volunteer Coordinator for the Atlanta Health Initiative. She retired in 2012 and married her wife Jacke in 2013. Additional biographical information about Shelly Robbins has not been determined.


0.417 linear ft. (one document case)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2016

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection and are unprocessed. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2016.

Shelly Robbins papers
Hannah Givens
September 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305