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Changing Men collections

Identifier: MSS 228 large


  • 1970?-2016


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research except for documents bound by a red ribbon, which are restricted.
Conditions Governing Access The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


approximately 292 Linear Feet (292 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

The Changing Men Collections grew from an initial donation by Art Stawinski in 1990 of materials by the National Organization for Changing Men (NOCM) and grew to incorporate material on father's rights, mythopoetic men's movement, and the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS). Other organizations represented include the Chicago Men's Gathering, National Conferences on Men and Masculinity, Berkeley Men's Center, Men Sharing (Boston), Knoxville Men's Resource Center, The Nuturant Male, and Vietnam Vets Against the War, as well as documentation on the Radical Faeries. Edward Read Barton became volunteer curator of the Changing Men Collections in 1991 until 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Most series named for their donor, Additional archive donations have been received, sorted and organized from Daniel Amneus, Edward Read Barton, Kenneth Clatterbaugh, Richard F. Doyle, Ian Harris, Gayle Kimball, Hal Klegman, David Matteson, James O’Neil, Gregory Scammell, John Stoltenberg, and Michael Whitty (Dr. Detroit)

Related Materials

Changing Men Collections Vertical Files (CMVR) are files of miscellaneous clipping, flyers, brochures, and articles on the various file titles. There are currently over 260 catalogues CMVFs. There are over 350 catalogues newsletters and magazines of the various branches of the contemporary men’s movement worldwide. The Men’s Studies Bibliography formerly at MIT is now housed in Changing Men Archive under the call number MSS227 and a copy of the index is also linked to the CMC web page

Table of Contents

Box 1. Travis Ballard -- 2. Bruce Curtis -- 3-6. Peter Cyr -- 7-10. Jeff Beane -- 11-13. Edward Honnold -- 14. Richard Halloran -- 15. Men's studies course packs and syllabi -- 16-17. Jack Kammer -- 18. Organizing Committee, 4th Men & Masculinity Conference (1978) -- 19. 1st-14th National Conferences on Men & Masculinity -- 20-21. Chicago Men's Gathering -- 22. Men's movement periodical and journal articles -- 23. National Organization for Changing Men (Joseph Pleck) -- 24. False Memory Syndrome Foundation -- 25. Dale Rice -- 26-27. Male Contraception Information Project -- 28. West Michigan Men's Center (Kalamazoo, Mich.) (including: Gatherings of Men; Metamorphosis Weekends; Living Relationships) -- 29. Men's movement audio tapes -- 30-36. Gordon Clay Video Collection -- 37. Homophobia game. -- 38-41. Men's movement t-shirts -- 42-44. Francis Baumli -- 45-49. Bill Kauth/New Warrior Training Adventure.
Meeting Name National Conference on Men & Masculinity.
Variant Title Changing men archive :archive of articles, convention materials and individual and organizational records as collected in the Changing Men Collections in the Michigan State University Libraries

Processing Information

Collection acquired and processed by volunteer curator Edward Barton. This collection is currently in process.

Collection partially microfilmed (Boxes 1-54) by Primary Source Microfilm
Finding Aid for the Changing Men collections
Finding aid by Edward Barton
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48824 USA