Christopher Armstrong papers: 2008-2015
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University of Michigan Activities 2008-2011 [series]

The University of Michigan Activities series (0.6 linear feet, 38.2 MB) includes a seven volume compilation of news articles on Chris complied by his mother, Cynthia, MForward election material from Chris' presidential campaign, letters from students and U-M administration in support of Chris, recordings announcing a scholarship named in Chris' honor to aid people who have experienced cyberbullying, and program and event materials.

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"Chris Armstrong: A Narrative of his Experiences at the University of Michigan" 2008-2011 (7 folders)
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Chris Armstrong Scholarship announcement video undated [view items]
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Chris Armstrong Scholarship Fund 2011
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Chris Armstrong Scholarship MSNBC interview undated [BHL Reading Room Access Only] [view items]
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Correspondence 2010
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Department of Sociology undergraduate honor symposium program April 29, 2011
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"Expect Respect" campaign Fall 2010
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Gender neutral housing proposal 2009
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Involvement on the Margins: An Analysis of Student Involvement and Identity at the University of Michigan circa 2011

(Student senior thesis.)

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Lavender graduation program April 28, 2011
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Letters in support of Chris October-November 2010
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MForward press kit and election materials Spring 2010
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Michigan leadership awards, "outstanding new member" April 3, 2008
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Michigan Student Assembly (MSA) meeting materials March-December 2010

(Includes congratulatory letter from Vice President for Student Affairs.)

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Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference program 2011
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Spectrum Center 40th anniversary celebration November-December 2011
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Valor, Grace, Dignity: Honoring the Armstrong legacy at the University of Michigan circa 2011
 
Christopher Armstrong v. Andrew Shirvell 2010-2015 [series]

The Christopher Armstrong v. Andrew Shirvell series (0.3 linear feet, 17.7 GB) is comprised of the Armstrong family's personal legal file, press and media coverage of the lawsuit including interviews with Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox and Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell, and court documents including trail exhibits, legal records, photographs, and recordings.

 
Court Documents [subseries]
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Andrew Shirvell v. Deborah Gordon 2011-2013

(Complaint and counter suit filed by Shirvell against Gordon)

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Court of appeals appellate briefs April-July 2014 [view items]
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"Christopher Armstrong Watch" blog 2010-2012 [view items]
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Closing materials August 14, 2012 [view items]
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Counterclaims May 2011-August 2012 [view items]
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Deposition transcripts 2011-2012 [view items]
 
Exhibits
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Defense exhibits 2012, undated [view items]
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Plaintiff exhibits August 5, 2012 (1.5 GB (1 of 2)) [view items 1 of 2]
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Plaintiff exhibits August 2012, undated (352.2 MB (2 of 2)) [view items 2 of 2]
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Photographs of Shirvell undated [view items]
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Shirvell audio of police report September 5, 2010 [view items]
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Shirvell video footage outside Chris' home undated [BHL Reading Room Access Only] [view items]
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Jury documents August 2012-September 2013 [view items]
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Opinion and order February 2, 2015 [view items]
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Summary judgments February-October 2012 [view items]
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Westboro Baptist Church protest May 8, 2010

(Includes photographs and speech by Armstrong.)

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Family Legal File [subseries]

The arrangement of files in this subseries was kept in the order maintained by the Armstrong family.

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"Chris Armstrong Watch" flyers undated
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Narrative supplement reports June-September 2010
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Personal protection order October 2010
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Letters to Attorney Grievance Commission (AGC) October 2010
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Press release October 2010
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Attorney Deborah Gordon letter demanding retraction October 2011
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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) response November 2010
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Attorney General memorandum "Andrew Shirvell report" November 9, 2010
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AGC "Reply to Andrew Shirvell's response to request for investigation" February 11, 2011
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Complaint and jury demand March 24, 2011
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Letter of "possible resolution" and Shirvell's response
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"Chris Armstrong Watch" blog 2010 (2 folders)
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Deposition of Andrew Shirvell July 6, 2011 [BHL Reading Room Access Only] [view items]
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Application for personal protection order September-October 2010
 
Press and Media Coverage [subseries]
 
Anderson Cooper 360
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Andrew Shirvell interview undated [BHL Reading Room Access Only] [view items]
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Attorney General Mike Cox interview September 28, 2010 [BHL Reading Room Access Only] [view items]
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Keeping Them Honest: Gone But Not Fired October 30, 2010 [BHL Reading Room Access Only]

(Segment on Andrew Shirvell featuring Jeffrey Toobin and Alma Wheeler Smith.)

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Question and answer briefing document October 2010
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The Daily Show with John Stewart: Look Who's Talking undated [BHL Reading Room Access Only]

(Satirical news segment featuring Andrew Shirvell)

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National publications November 2010-January 2011

(Armstrong featured in Out magazine's issue of "One Hundred Most Compelling People of 2010.")

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WWJ radio interview Attorney General Mike Cox November 22, 2011 [BHL Reading Room Access Only] [view items]
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WXYZ Channel 7 interview with Andrew Shirvell undated [BHL Reading Room Access Only] [view items]
 
Speaking Engagements 2008-2013 [series]

The Speaking Engagements series (0.1 linear feet, 399 MB) includes speeches, notes, and recordings of speeches Chris Armstrong gave about his experience as the first openly gay student body president of the University of Michigan and on cyberbullying.

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Be More Courageous undated
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Campbell Soup Company OPEN employee network event on bullying June 2011
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Event programs 2008-2011
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Frank Kameny Tribute May 5, 2012
 
TEDx U of M talk
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Notes undated
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"Untapped Respect" video clip May 5, 2013 [view items]
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Unidentified speeches undated
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Victory Fund National Champagne Brunch 2011 [BHL Reading Room Access Only] [view items]