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San Francisco LGBT Biography Ephemera Collection
BIO EPH  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Related Collections
  • Preferred Citation
  • Aquisition
  • Additions to the Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Scope and Contents
  • Indexing Terms

  • Title: San Francisco LGBT biography ephemera collection
    Date (inclusive): 1959-2010
    Collection Identifier: BIO EPH
    Contributing Institution: Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Historical Society
    657 Mission Street
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA, 94105
    (415) 777-5455
    Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 Linear feet)
    Physical Location: Collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.
    Abstract: Consists of ephemera relating to prominent individuals considered members of or involved with the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender communities of San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, but not exclusively. The majority of material is self-promotional, though much of it also reflects, promotes or protests aspects of the social movements, lifestyles or philosophies of its time. The range of ephemera includes: fliers, leaflets, badges, identity cards, announcements, advertisements, direct mail, letters, drawings, memorials, programs, memorabilia and other various forms of commemorative material including publicity photographs and newspaper and magazine clippings.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Managing Archivist, GLBT Historical Society, 657 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the GLBT Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Related Collections

    San Francisco LGBT Groups Ephemera Collection
    San Francisco LGBT Business Ephemera Collection
    San Francisco LGBT General Subjects Ephemera Collection

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], San Francisco LGBT Biography Ephemera Collection, BIO EPH, The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.

    Aquisition

    Assembled by the staff at the GLBT Historical Society.

    Additions to the Collection

    Additions to the collection are ongoing.

    Arrangement

    Arranged alphabetically.

    Scope and Contents

    Consists of ephemera relating to prominent individuals considered members of or involved with the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender communities of San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, but not exclusively. This diverse collection of persons includes: politicians and civic leaders; activists and community organizers; drag queens and female impersonators; visual and performing artists; photographers; singers and musicians; filmmakers and directors; actors, actresses and comedians; writers and poets; athletes; academics and researchers; journalists; religious and spiritual leaders, and mystics. The majority of material is self-promotional, though much of it also reflects, promotes or protests aspects of the social movements, lifestyles or philosophies of its time.
    The range of ephemera includes: fliers, leaflets, badges, identity cards, announcements, advertisements, direct mail, letters, drawings, memorials, programs, memorabilia and other various forms of commemorative material including publicity photographs and newspaper and magazine clippings.
    Individual ephemera files can contain a single item or more extensive amounts of material. The bulk of the material was produced by the individuals themselves or affliated parties.

    Indexing Terms

    California Ephemera Project.
    Badges.
    Correspondence.
    Direct mail.
    Ephemera.
    Fliers (printed matter).
    Identity cards.
    Leaflets.
    Memorial works.
    Programs.
    Publicity photographs.