Dr. Frederick Henry Brengelman (1928-2019) was a professor of Linguistics at Fresno State for 50 years. In fact, he founded the Department of Linguistics in 1968 and enjoyed a long and successful career as an esteemed and skilled educator.
In his personal life, Brengelman was an early pioneer and advocate for LGBTQ rights. He curated his own LGBTQ book collection over the years. These are the books from his collection, donated to the Special Collections Research Center posthumously by his family in 2019.
Items from this collection include: