Title:

Thing (Magazine) records

Identifier:

BMRC.CHM.THING.SURVEY

Repository:

Chicago History Museum

Extent:

17.0 Linear feet

Dates:

1980-1999

Name:

Ford, Robert T., d. 1994

Scope and Contents note

Business and correspondence files, photographs, audio cassette interviews, and other records of Thing, an underground magazine on African American and gay issues, arts, and culture, published in Chicago (Ill.) from 1989 to 1993.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2011 September 7 by Andrew Steadham.

Biographical note

Robert T. Ford was founding publisher and co-editor of Thing magazine. Mr. Ford died of complications from AIDS on Oct. 2, 1994, at the age of 32.

Subjects

INVENTORY