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Finding aid of John Paul Hudson typescript, Letters from lovers and lawbreakers Coll2012.120
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Existence and Location of Originals
  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Content
  • Acquisition Information
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Access
  • Existence and Location of Copies

  • Title: John Paul Hudson Typescript, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2012.120
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1980
    Date (inclusive): circa 1970-1980
    Abstract: A photocopy of a marked up typescript of John Paul Hudson's unpublished work, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers: Edited, Answered and Augmented, 1980. Also included in the collection are clippings, photocopies of correspondence, and publicity stills, circa 1970-1977. John Paul Hudson was an early gay liberation activist, journalist, and author.
    creator: Hudson, John Paul, 1929-2002
    creator: Hunter, John Francis, 1929-2002

    Existence and Location of Originals

    John Paul Hudson Manuscript, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers, 25, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center, New York, New York.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Michael C. Oliveira, November 2012.

    Preferred Citation

    Box #, Folder #, John Paul Hudson Typescript, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers, Coll2012-120, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Biographical note

    John Paul Hudson was an early gay liberation activist, journalist, and author. He served as a Mattachine Society New York chapter librarian/archivist, Gay Activist Alliance (GAA) member, and National Coalition of Gay Activists vice president. His articles appeared in The Advocate, Gay, and Gay News under the psuedonym, John Francis Hunter, during the early 1970s. Some of his published books include The Gay Insider: A Hunter's Guide to New York and a Thesaurus of Phallic Lore and Superstar Murder. His later articles and books appeared under his own name.

    Scope and Content

    A photocopy of a marked up typescript of John Paul Hudson's unpublished work, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers: Edited, Answered and Augmented, 1980. Hudson's work examines famous letters, reviews the ideals of the liberation movement, and answers common questions.
    The collection also includes various clipping pertaining to Hudson, photocopies of correspondence, a blank copy of his Bi-Reach Questionnaire and publicity stills.

    Acquisition Information

    The typescript was located in box 103-259, while the other documents were removed from the ONE subject files. The collection does include a original letter from "John Paul" to "Brother Rudy," a gift of Jeffery Auer.

    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.

    Access

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

    Existence and Location of Copies

    Fred Methered papers, Manuscript M019, Archives & Manuscripts, Hamilton Library. [Filed with John Paul Hudson correspondence]

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay men's writings