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Tom and Audrey Miles Papers (WUA00431)

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Newspapers and news clippings

Personal papers



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Tom and Audrey Miles Papers (WUA00431), 1975-2014 | WUA University Archives

By Sarah Corne

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Collection Overview

Title: Tom and Audrey Miles Papers (WUA00431), 1975-2014Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1986-2006

ID: WUA/06/wua00431

Primary Creator: Miles, J. Tom Jr. (1932-2007)

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 06/15/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Catholic gays, Gay liberation movement, Gay parents, Gays, Homophobia, Parents of gays, Same-sex marriage

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of news articles, correspondence and other personal papers centered on the social, legal and political issues concerning the LGBT community in the United States collected by Tom Miles. Material includes newspaper clippings showcasing the media representation of these issues most notably from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, USA Today, the Riverfront Times, the Washington Post and The Advocate. Also included are full issues of Bondings, a publication dedicated to positive relations between the Catholic Church and the LGBT community. Correspondence captured includes e-mails discussing the removal of a priest from Miles' church, PFLAG activity and other LGBT activism that Miles was involved in.

Collection Historical Note

Born and raised in St. Louis, Tom Miles was an insurance broker and financial planner married to Audrey J. Miles (nee Kunz), with whom he had 6 children. He was an active member of St. Cronan Catholic Church as well as the organization for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), both of which are reflected in the collection. Miles had a LGBT-identified daughter, which may have influenced his interest in LGBT issues.

Subject/Index Terms

Catholic gays
Gay liberation movement
Gay parents
Gays
Homophobia
Parents of gays
Same-sex marriage

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Gift of Steven L. Brawley

Preferred Citation: Tom Miles Papers, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections.

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Sarah Corne in December 2015. Updated by Sarah Gabriel in August 2017.

Finding Aid Revision History: Updated by Sarah Gabriel in August 2017.


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Series 1: Newspapers and news clippingsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Newspapers and news clippings, Loose clippings, 1975 to 2014Add to your cart.
Featured newspapers include St. Louis Post-Dispatch, USA Today, Riverfront Times, Washington Post and The Advocate
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Folder 1: News clippings, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: News clippings, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 3: News clippings, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 4: News clippings, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 5: News clippings, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 6: News clippings, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 7: News clippings, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 8: News clippings, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 9: News clippings, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 10: News clippings, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 11: News clippings, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 12: News clippings, 1986Add to your cart.
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Folder 13: News clippings, 1986Add to your cart.
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Folder 14: News clippings, 1987Add to your cart.
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Folder 15: News clippings, 1987Add to your cart.
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Folder 16: News clippings, 1987Add to your cart.
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Folder 17: News clippings, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 18: News clippings, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 19: News clippings, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 20: News clippings, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 21: News clippings, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 22: News clippings, 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 23: News clippings, 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 24: News clippings, 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 25: News clippings, 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 26: News clippings, The Washington Post (full paper), April 25, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 27: News clippings, The Washington Blade (full paper), April 23, 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: News clippings, 1994Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: News clippings, 1994Add to your cart.
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Folder 3: News clippings, 1994Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: News clippings, 1994Add to your cart.
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Folder 5: News clippings, 1994Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: News clippings, 1994Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: News clippings, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 8: News clippings, 1996Add to your cart.
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Folder 9: News clippings, 1996Add to your cart.
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Folder 10: News clippings, 1996Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: News clippings, 1996Add to your cart.
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Folder 12: News clippings, 1996Add to your cart.
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Folder 13: News clippings, 1996Add to your cart.
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Folder 14: News clippings, 1996Add to your cart.
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Folder 15: News clippings, 1997Add to your cart.
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Folder 16: News clippings, 1997Add to your cart.
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Folder 17: News clippings, The Washington Blade (full paper), 14-Nov-97Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: News clippings, 1998Add to your cart.
Folder 2: News clippings, 1999Add to your cart.
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Folder 3: News clippings, 1999Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: News clippings, 1999Add to your cart.
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Folder 5: News clippings, 2000Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: News clippings, 2000Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: News clippings, 2000Add to your cart.
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Folder 8: News clippings, 2000Add to your cart.
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Folder 9: News clippings, 2001Add to your cart.
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Folder 10: News clippings, 2001Add to your cart.
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Folder 11: News clippings, 2002Add to your cart.
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Folder 12: News clippings, 2002Add to your cart.
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Folder 13: News clippings, 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 14: News clippings, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 15: News clippings, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 16: News clippings, 2006Add to your cart.
Folder 17: News clippings, 2014Add to your cart.
Folder 18: News clippingsAdd to your cart.
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Sub-Series 2: Newspapers and news clippings, Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1981 to 1994Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1981 to 1992Add to your cart.
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Folder 2: Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1991 to 1992Add to your cart.
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Folder 3: Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1992 to 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 5: Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 6: Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 7: Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1993Add to your cart.
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Folder 8: Binders "gay/lesbian rights history", 1993 to 1994Add to your cart.
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Sub-Series 3: Newspapers and news clippings, Bondings, 1978 to 2014Add to your cart.
Publication dedicated to positive relations between the Catholic church and the LGBT community. Years missing: 2003, 2011, 2012
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Folder 9: Bondings, 1978 to 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Bondings, 1983 to 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Bondings, 1989 to 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Bondings, 1992 to 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Bondings, 1996 to 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Bondings, 2002 to 2014Add to your cart.
Series 2: Personal papersAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Personal papers, E-mail correspondence, St. Cronan Parish, 2002 to 2004Add to your cart.
E-mail correspondence within the St Cronan Catholic Church discussion group, also known as "CronanTalk".
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Folder 15: E-mail correspondence, St. Cronan Parish, February 27, 2002 to March 05, 2002Add to your cart.
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Folder 16: E-mail correspondence, St. Cronan Parish, March 05, 2002 to March 13, 2002Add to your cart.
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Folder 17: E-mail correspondence, St. Cronan Parish, 2002 to 2004Add to your cart.
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Folder 18: E-mail correspondence, St. Cronan Parish, 2002 to 2004Add to your cart.
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Sub-Series 2: Personal papers, Other personal papersAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: Correspondence and mailingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: E-mail correspondenceAdd to your cart.
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Folder 3: E-mail correspondenceAdd to your cart.
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Folder 4: E-mail correspondenceAdd to your cart.
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Folder 5: EphemeraAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Fliers and MailingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: MagazinesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: National Catholic ReporterAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: NotesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Pamphlets and brochuresAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: PFLAG National Conference, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 12: PFLAG publicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Prairie Flame newspaperAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Publications re: AIDSAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Publications re: religionAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Soulforce, 2002Add to your cart.
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Folder 18: Soulforce, 2002Add to your cart.
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