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San Francisco LGBT General Subjects Ephemera Collection
SUB 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 general subjects ephemera collection
    Date (inclusive): 1960-2010
    Collection Identifier: SUB EPH
    Contributing Institution: Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Historical Society
    657 Mission Street
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA, 94105
    (415) 777-5455
    Extent: 37 boxes (16.5 Linear feet)
    Physical Location: Collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.
    Abstract: Consists of a wide range of ephemera related to LGBT communities in San Francisco and the Bay Area, representing a diverse collection of subjects, ranging from AIDS, bathhouses, city agencies and sex clubs, to collections of catalogs and directories. Much of the materials were produced by unaffiliated groups or individuals and ad hoc coalitions or committees for one-time events or ongoing public causes, including: Pride parades; theater productions; films, art exhibitions and shows; protests; election issues; and AIDS prevention and awareness. Business materials are represented, including: service oriented, networked or freelance businesses; travel agencies; publishers; therapists; instructors; and sex clubs and bathhouses. Includes materials from social clubs; sports teams; religious groups; and gay, lesbian or queer studies classes. Personal ephemera includes: funeral programs and memorials; wedding announcements; garage sales; birth and adoption announcements; and private party invitations. Also contains materials related to the governing bodies of the city of San Francisco.

    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 Biography Ephemera Collection
    San Francisco LGBT Business Ephemera Collection

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], San Francisco LGBT General Subjects Ephemera Collection, SUB 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 a wide range of ephemera related to LGBT communities in San Francisco and the Bay Area, representing a diverse collection of subjects, ranging from AIDS, bathhouses, city agencies and sex clubs, to collections of catalogs and directories. Much of the materials were produced by unaffiliated groups or individuals and ad hoc coalitions or committees for one-time events or ongoing public causes, including: Pride parades; theater productions; films, art exhibitions and shows; protests; election issues; and AIDS prevention and awareness. Business materials are represented, including: service oriented, networked or freelance businesses; travel agencies; publishers; therapists; instructors; and sex clubs and bathhouses. Includes materials from social clubs; sports teams; religious groups; and gay, lesbian or queer studies classes. Personal ephemera includes: funeral programs and memorials; wedding announcements; garage sales; birth and adoption announcements; and private party invitations. Also contains materials related to the governing bodies of the city of San Francisco.
    Types of ephemera include: catalogs, fliers, postcards, invitations, theatrical playbills, brochures, direct mail, booklets, guides, directories, business cards, magazine and newspaper clippings, matchbooks, calendars, coloring books and commemorative materials.
    Individual ephemera files can be varied, the contents ranging from professionally printed to handmade or handwritten materials.

    Indexing Terms

    Administrative agencies--California--San Francisco.
    AIDS--California--San Francisco.
    Announcements.
    Brochures.
    Business cards.
    Calendars.
    California Ephemera Project.
    Catalogs.
    Clippings.
    Direct mail.
    Directories.
    Fliers (printed matter).
    Gay bathhouses--California--San Francisco.
    Gay sex clubs--California--San Francisco.
    Invitations.
    Matchbooks.
    Memorial works.
    Playbills.
    Postcards.
    Social movements--California--San Francisco.