The archives comprise:
- the main archives, housed in the London School of Economics (LSE) Library, comprising three main sections:
- Records and publications of gay organisations and individuals in the UK and worldwide.
- Gay, lesbian and bisexual newspapers and magazines, 1954-
- Ephemera, 1907-
- the HCA press cuttings collection, the Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive (LAGNA) housed separately at the Bishopsgate Institute.
- the HCA Oral History Project comprising a number of interviews with lesbians and gay men, housed at the British Library (National Sound Archive).
Archives at LSE
Records and publications of gay organisations and individuals
- Aids Care Education Project (ACE)
- Albany Trust, including the records of the Homosexual Law Reform Society
- Campaign for Homosexual Equality
- Gay Liberation Front
- Joint Council for Gay Teenagers
- Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement
- Andrew Lumsden
- Lisa Power
- Peter Tatchell
- Ian Townson
- Simon Watney
The journals have been fully listed on the Archives catalogue.
This series contains small deposits relating to gay life and culture from various individuals and organisations.
As well as the Hall-Carpenter archives, the LSE houses other archives including:
- the papers of Michael James, 1941-, gay activist, including documents relating to the London Gay Liberation Front, Body Positive, and the Gay Switchboard
- the papers of Dr Mary McIntosh, 1936–2013, sociologist, mainly relating to gay and feminist politics.
- some of the papers of Gregg Blachford, in particular from his time as the first paid youth worker at the London Gay Teenage Group.
Web page of images to created to celebrate the 40th anniversary (October 2010) of the Gay Liberation Front.
LGBT timeline and employment rights exhibition
Two web pages featuring images from the Hall-Carpenter Archives. The timeline features highlights in UK LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) history since the publication of the Wolfenden Report in 1957. The employment rights exhibition contains images from the archives of some of the groups who fought for improved working conditions for LGBT workers from the 1970s onwards.