Sophia Corleone papers 1973-1994

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Title: Sophia Corleone papers
Collection number: 1988
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1973-1994
Abstract: Sophia Corleone organized, along with co-coordinator Gail Suber, the Lesbian Writers Series of readings at A Different Light Bookstore in the Silverlake neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. This collection contains materials relevant to the planning of the series as well as her own personal research materials and flyers and newsletters related to community organizations and events.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Physical location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Corleone, Sophia

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. 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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sophia Corleone papers (Collection 1988). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7347675 

Acquisition Information

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 .

Processing History

Processed by Stacy Wood, 2013
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.

Biography

Sophia Corleone was the co-coordinator of the Lesbian Writers Series at A Different Light bookstore throughout the 1990s. Corleone graduated from Smith College and wrote fiction, memoirs, and essays.

Scope and Content

This collection contains materials relevant to the planning of the Women's Writers Series at A Different Light Bookstore in the Silverlake neighborhood of Los Angeles, California as well as personal research materials and flyers and newsletters related to community organizations and events.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Corleone, Sophia -- Archival resources.
Lesbian authors--Fiction. -- Archival resources.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Collection notes. 1994.

Physical Description: handwritten notes

Scope and Content Note

Outline of what is contained within this collection.
Box 1, Folder 2

Postcards. 1978.

Physical Description: postcards

Scope and Content Note

Postcards never used, sent or received.
Box 1, Folder 3

Event programs. 1989-1992.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Programs for the Women's Foundation VOICE event 1992 and the Los Angeles Poetry Festival 1989.
Box 1, Folder 4

Published materials. 1985-1994.

Physical Description: printed paper, newsprint

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and some full publications concerning contemporary LGBT issues such as AIDS, battery and advocacy.
Box 1, Folder 5

The Woman's building. 1975-1991.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Flyers, calendars, event information and newsletters.
Box 1, Folder 6

Flyers and posters. 1986-1991.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Flyers and posters for events, performances and community organizations in the Los Angeles area.
Box 1, Folder 7

Lesbian Herstory Archives Newsletters. 1986-1992.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Newsletters of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, issues 9-14.
Box 1, Folder 8

The Sparking Lavender of Dust by Tee Corinne. 1991.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Proof copy of The Sparkling Lavender by Tee Corinne.
Box 1, Folder 9

Daughters Inc. by Rita Mae Brown. 1976.

Physical Description: photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of the published work Daughters Inc. by Rita Mae Brown.
Box 1, Folder 10

Songs to a Handsome Woman by Rita Mae Brown. 1973.

Physical Description: photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of the published book Songs to a Handsome Woman by Rita Mae Brown.
Box 1, Folder 11

Publishing/Promotional materials. No Date.

Physical Description: printed paper, folders

Scope and Content Note

Press kits and promotional materials for different authors, used during Sophia Corleone's tenure coordinating reading series at A Different Light bookstore.