Fonds MS-15-18 - Bob Fougere fonds

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Bob Fougere fonds

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  • Textual record

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Fonds

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MS-15-18

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  • 1990-2017 (Creation)
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    Fougere, Bob

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65 cm of textual records and other material

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Biographical history

Bob Fougere is an LGBT+ activist from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Fougere was a memver of the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project, an organization that conducts services and advocacy work for 2SLGBTQIA+ Nova Scotians. He served as Coordinator beginning in 1996, finishing his role on the Board of Directors in 2007. He has acted as Facilitator for the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth Project [now called the Youth Project], a support group for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth since 1999. He was also a board member for Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church from the 1990s until its closure in 2008. In 1991, Fougere met his partner, Sam Wilson, whom he married in 2006.

Custodial history

Material was in the possession of Bob Fougere until it was donated to the Dalhousie University Archives as part of the LGBT Senior Archives. Materials were transferred to the Killam Memorial Library by Dan MacKay on August 21, 2020.

Scope and content

Fonds contains materials collected by LGBTQ+ activist Bob Fougere pertaining to his activism in Halifax. Records in fonds document Fougere's work as coordinator of the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project [NSRAP], including NSRAP's participation in the Halifax Rainbow Health Project and its health care advocacy work on behalf of transgender Nova Scotians. Materials also document Fougere's roles as board member at Safe Harbour Metropolitan Community Church, and facilitator the Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Youth Project support group. Materials in fonds include correspondence, pamphlets, essays, studies, clippings, reports, meeting minutes, conference materials, and ephemera.

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Series in fonds were created by the archivist to reflect the community groups represented in the materials.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Bob Fougere fonds, MS-15-18, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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  • English

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