[Transcript: A Paris Journal]

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Edited transcript of a diary kept by Bill Nelson, Jr. from January 31 to August 2, 1971 while he was living in Paris, France for eight months in his early twenties. The original handwritten diary has been transcribed and images of subjects mentioned are embedded in the text. In the diary Nelson details his sightseeing trips in France, as well as his romantic and sexual encounters with men.

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233 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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Anglin, Mike 2014~/2017~.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: William H. "Bill" Nelson, Jr. and Jean Nelson Collection (The Dallas Way) and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 58 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Edited transcript of a diary kept by Bill Nelson, Jr. from January 31 to August 2, 1971 while he was living in Paris, France for eight months in his early twenties. The original handwritten diary has been transcribed and images of subjects mentioned are embedded in the text. In the diary Nelson details his sightseeing trips in France, as well as his romantic and sexual encounters with men.

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233 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

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The original handwritten journal that this transcript is based on is part of the William H. "Bill" Nelson, Jr. and Jean Nelson Collection (The Dallas Way) and can be viewed in the UNT Special Collections Reading Room. Contact UNT Special Collections for more information.

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  • Preferred Citation: William H. "Bill" Nelson, Jr. and Jean Nelson Collection (The Dallas Way) (AR0842), University of North Texas Special Collections

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William H. "Bill" Nelson, Jr. and Jean Nelson Collection (The Dallas Way)

Letters, speeches, poetry, and memoirs predominately dated 1971-1990 written by mother and son, Jean and Bill Nelson. Bill Nelson was a GLBT civil rights activist who spoke out about the discrimination the gay community and persons with AIDS faced in the 1980s. After Bill passed away in 1990 from AIDS-related complications, Jean attended events in his memory.

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Publications pertaining to issues relevant to the LGBT community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.

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Anglin, Mike. [Transcript: A Paris Journal], book, 2014~/2017~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc984367/: accessed April 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.