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Finding Aid to the Brian Kevin Beck Papers, circa 1970-2007 Coll2013.119
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Biography
  • Arrangement
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Separated Materials

  • Title: Brian Kevin Beck papers
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013.119
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet. 1 archive carton.
    Date (inclusive): circa 1970-2007
    Abstract: Information packets, workshop material, letters to the editor, clippings, flyers, poetry, and gay organization material, circa 1970-2007, from writer and educator Brian Kevin Beck from Whitewater, Wisconsin. Included are articles and manifesto-like writings regarding homosexuality, homophobia, and the intersections of art and activism.
    creator: Beck, Brian Kevin

    Biography

    Brian Kevin Beck is a writer, educator, and artist. He's the author of the books Poison-Pen Personnel-Portrait Portfolio (2002), But So Did Her Brother (2006), The Potato Kronikles (2006), and Teaching Thinking (2007), as well as contributions to liberal arts journals and poetry anthologies.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged alphabetically.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Acquisition

    Donated by Brian Kevin Beck, 2007.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Brian Kevin Beck Papers, Coll2013-119, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Formerly housed in box A251. Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, December 2013.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection comprises information packets, workshop material, letters to the editor, clippings, flyers, poetry, and gay organization material, circa 1970-2007, from writer and educator Brian Kevin Beck from Whitewater, Wisconsin. The bulk of the collection is articles and manifesto-like writings regarding homosexuality, homophobia, and the intersections of art and activism. Also included are materials from the National Gay Task Force, the Gay Peoples Union in Milwaukee, and the gay student group at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

    Separated Materials

    Brian K. Beck's book, But So Did Her Brother, has been separated and cataloged in ONE's book collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay activists
    Homophobia
    Homosexuality and education
    Poetry
    Wisconsin