Finding Aid for the Red Arobateau papers, 1970-1971

Processed by Stacy Wood, 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Red Arobateau papers
Date (inclusive): 1970-1971
Collection number: 1950
Creator: Arobateau, Red Jordan 1943-
Extent: 1 document box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Red is a transsexual man, born in 1943. He is of mixed race heritage and identifies as White, Native, Hispanic and African-American. He is a poet, playwright, erotic artist and painter. This collection houses several self published poetry collections by Red Arobateau.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Provenance unknown. This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) and the UCLA Library.

Sponsor

The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive  at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library . These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

Processing Note

Processed by Stacy Wood, 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Red Arobateau papers (Collection 1950). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6962912 

Biography/History

Red is a transsexual man, born in 1943. He is of mixed race heritage and identifies as White, Native, Hispanic and African-American. He is a poet, playwright, erotic artist and painter. He lives with his partner Dalila Jasmin in San Francisco.

Scope and Content

This collection houses several self-published poetry collections by Red Arobateau.

Organization and Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Arobateau, Red Jordan --Archives.

Related Material

The Bancroft library at UC Berkeley has both the Red Jordan Arobateau papers, 1970-2011 (containing 15 boxes and 2 oversize boxes) and the Red Jordan Arobateau pictorial collection (containing 1 box (PIC), 1 oversize folder (B), 1 oversize folder (D) and ca. 75 negatives (NEG and NEG (Strip))).
In addition, several copies of his poetry collections are held in several libraries (listings available on worldcat.org). Since the poetry collections are self published, many of the holdings are unique.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

The New Jerusalem. June, 1970.

Physical Description: photocopies of typewritten paper

Scope and Contents note

This is a self published collection of poetry written in San Francisco. Photography included is credited to Taynia Lodall and the cover is credited by Suzanne deYoung.

Additional Note

Written on the cover in pencil is "Betsey 1"
Box 1, Folder 2

Theme from Killer Joe (Train from Overbrook). June, 1970.

Physical Description: photocopies of typewritten paper

Scope and Content Note

Poetry collection with photographs by Suzanne deYoung and drawings by Red Arobateau.

Additional Note

This collection is additionally housed at Simon Fuller University, Emory, Brown, University of Virginia, Duke, Ball State, University of Arizona and Northwestern. Written on the cover is "Betsey 2."
Box 1, Folder 3

The House Assembles its Allies. June, 1970.

Physical Description: photocopies of typewritten paper

Scope and Content Note

Poetry collection with photos by Suzanne DeYoung.

Additional Note

Written in pencil on the cover is "Betsey 3."
Box 1, Folder 4

Green Dolphin Address. August, 1970.

Physical Description: photocopies of typewritten paper

Scope and Content Note

Self-published poetry collection.
Box 1, Folder 5

Come to the Black Market. August, 1970.

Physical Description: photocopies of typewritten paper

Scope and Content Note

Self-published poetry collection.
Box 1, Folder 6

The City Where There is Fire. December, 1970.

Physical Description: photocopies of typewritten paper

Scope and Content Note

Self-published poetry collection.