Daniel Easton Gay Games correspondence
Collection number: ahc.MSS1149
Scope and Content
This collection consists of 11 matted letters sent to Dan Easton concerning the location of the 1998 Gay Games. These letters were written by representatives of various non-profit organizations and government offices to support the selection of Atlanta as the 1998 location of the Gay Games. These organizations and offices include The King Center, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Georgia Governor’s Office, Atlanta Mayor’s Office, Atlanta Theater Coalition, Paralympics, Carter Center, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, American Civil Liberties Union, and Joining Hearts to Create a Home. This collection also includes unused name badges with the logo of the 1998 Gay Games.
- 1993, undated
- Easton, Daniel (Person)
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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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.
Daniel Ray Easton (1954- ) was born in Vinton, Ohio. Easton graduated from North Gallia High School in 1968. He attended Rio Grande University in Rio Grande, Ohio, graduating in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in biology and business. In 1980, he began his studies at the Dale Carnegie Institute, graduating in 1982. In 1993, Easton served as President and Chairman of Atlanta Gaymes, Inc., an organization that assisted in organizing the Gay Games, a sport and cultural event that promoted sexual diversity. In 2003 Easton became the owner of Three Springs Realty, LLC.
1 linear ft. (one oversize box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2018.
- Daniel Easton Gay Games correspondence
- Karissa Kang
- July 2018
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- Finding aid is written in English.