Collection Info

Crew, Louie

Span Dates: 1936-1987

Volume: 27 linear ft.


The Louie Crew papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, miscellaneous printed matter, photos, books, and journals documenting Crew’s professional activities as a professor of English and his activism in the Episcopal Church. A good deal of the correspondence and subject files relate to his involvement with Integrity, the Episcopal organization for LGBT issues which he founded. Major additions to the collection are currently being processed.

Hist/Bio Note

Louie Crew is a gay Episcopal activist. For more biographical information, see his profile in the Profile Gallery of this website.

Finding Aid

A finding aid is being prepared. Contact the Labadie Collection for further information.


The papers are located in the Labadie Collection of Special Collections Department at the Hatcher Library of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Index Terms

IntegrityCrew, LouieEpiscopalSpong, ShelbyNew JerseyChurch work with gays -- United StatesClergy -- Political ActivityGay Clergy -- United StatesGay liberation movement -- Religious aspectsGays -- Religious LifeGays -- United States -- History -- 20th Century -- SourcesNational Gay Task Force