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Finding aid to the Albert P. Busendorfer papers, 1986-2009 Coll2013.062
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  • Biography
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Separated Materials

  • Title: Albert P. Busendorfer Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013.062
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 linear foot. 1 archive box.
    Date (inclusive): 1986-2009
    Abstract: Manuscripts, scripts, notebooks, clippings and magazines, anthologies, organizational flyers and other material, 1986-2009, from gay writer, Albert P. Busendorfer. The collection includes Busendorfer's published and unpublished short stories, poetry and novels. Materials also document his involvement in senior citizen organizations.
    creator: Busendorfer, Albert Peter, 1932-2010

    Biography

    Albert Peter Busendorfer was born in New York on October 9, 1932. He moved to Los Angeles in 1965 and worked as a Transportation Analyst for the United States Borax and Chemical Corporation. In his spare time, he was an aspiring writer and took creative writing classes. Later in his life, he taught writing classes for the Senior Services program of the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center, and he made regular contributions to West Hollywood's annual anthology of writings by senior citizens, Senior Moments.
    Busendorfer died in Los Angeles on February 25, 2010.
    Sources:
    Box 1, Folder 13, Albert P. Busendorfer Papers, Coll2013-062, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
    St. John, Stevie, "The Personal is Always Poetic," Vanguard: The Monthly Newsletter of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center (May 2008).

    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

    Gift of John Fournier, July 19, 2010.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Albert P. Busendorfer Papers, Coll2013-062, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, June 2013.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of manuscripts, scripts, notebooks, clippings and magazines, anthologies, organizational flyers and other material, 1986-2009, from gay writer, Albert P. Busendorfer. The collection includes Busendorfer's published and unpublished short stories, poetry and novels. The bulk of the collection consists of material Busendorfer produced after his retirement. Materials also document his participation in gay and lesbian senior citizen organizations.

    Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically.

    Separated Materials

    The following books have been separated from the collection and are cataloged in the ONE Archives library and the USC Cinema Library, respectively:
    Reigns, Steven, Jenny Walters, and Dorothy Allison. My life is poetry: An anthology of writings by gay, lesbian, and bisexual seniors. Los Angeles: Grendier P, 2008.
    Zimmerman, Tom, Ray Jones, and John Jones. Light and illusion: The Hollywood portraits of Ray Jones. Glendale, CA: Balcony P, 1998.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay and lesbian writers
    Gay men's writings
    Manuscripts
    Poetry
    Scripts (documents)
    Senior citizens
    Short stories