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Finding Aid to the Brian Edwards Matchbook Scrapbooks, 1961-1981 Coll2014.022
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  • Historical note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Brian Edwards matchbook scrapbooks
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2014.022
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.4 linear feet. 1 flat archive box.
    Date (inclusive): 1961-1981
    Abstract: Two scrapbooks primarily containing matchbook covers from gay bars thoughout California and Japan, 1961-1981, compiled by Brian Edwards. Also included in the scrapbooks are flyers, invitations, napkins, 3 color photographs, and other memorabilia.
    creator: Edwards, Brian

    Historical note

    Brian Edwards was a member of the Oedipus Motorcycle Club.

    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

    Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Brian Edwards Matchbook Scrapbooks, Coll2014-022, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Formerly box #A234. Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, April 2014.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection comprises two scrapbooks primarily containing matchbook covers from gay bars thoughout California and Japan, 1961-1981. Also included in the scrapbooks are flyers, invitations, napkins, 3 color photographs, and other memorabilia. The scrapbooks appear to have been created by Brian Edwards, member of the gay Oedipus Motorcycle Club.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged chronologically.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bars (Drinking establishments)
    Gay bars--California
    Leather bars
    Matchbooks