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Robert L. Vitaletti papers

Identifier: WH2338

Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, notes, speech transcripts, posters, outlines, handouts, clippings related to AIDS and presentations that Vitaletti gave on the subject (1980s-1990s); copies of Vitaletti's student papers and doctoral dissertation (1974, 1975, 1982); video tapes documenting Vitaletti's involvement with the Colorado AIDS Project, episodes of cable TV programs: Common Ground, The Lambda Interview, Gay Week (1980s-1990s).


  • 1974-2010


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Robert L. Vitaletti is a practicing licensed psychologist based in the Denver-Metro area. He is a graduate of Adelphi University (Ph.D., 1982). Vitaletti has been involved with issues related to Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) as the Executive Director Consultant to the Colorado AIDS Project (1982-2000). Between 1989-1992, he hosted a number of cable TV shows: Common Ground, The Lamba Interview, and Gay Week. The programs dealt with issues related to minority, community, and gender. Vitaletti was also a founder and supervisor of the peer counseling and youth services programs at the Community Services Center of Colorado.


.5 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Robert L. Vitaletti; 2015.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.


Collection acquired through the Colorado LGBT History Project sponsored by the GLBT Community Center of Colorado.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: Colorado LGBT History Project.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Common Ground.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Lambda Interview.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Gay Week.

Finding Aid for the Robert L. Vitaletti papers,1974-2010
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States