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Inventory of the gay and lesbian drama scripts collection Coll2008.003
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  • Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Gay and Lesbian Drama Scripts Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2008.003
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 13.1 linear feet. [10 archives boxes, 1 archives carton, 1 archives half-carton]
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1980-2000
    Date (inclusive): circa 1938-2005
    Abstract: Stage and motion picture scripts, screenplays, synopses, treatments, and music and lyrics, most with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender theme or possibly by a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person.
    creator: ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Box #, folder #, Gay and Lesbian Drama Scripts Collection, Coll2008-003, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was assembled from scripts removed from various other collections acquired by ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives and its predecessors prior to 2006.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Michael C. Oliveira, with assistance from Jim D. Deaton and Sócrates Silva, February 2008.
    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
    Additional scripts were processed, October 2012.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Stage and motion picture scripts, screenplays, synopses, treatments, and music and lyrics for musicals, most with a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender theme or possibly by a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person.

    Arrangement

    The documents are arranged alphabetically by author, then alphabetically by title. Works by anonymous or unknown authors and works whose titles are unknown are listed at the end of the collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Drama
    Gay dramatists
    Gay theater
    Lesbian dramatists
    Lesbian theater
    Motion picture plays
    Radical theater
    Screenplays
    Scripts (documents)
    Stage adaptations
    Theater
    Treatments (documents)