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Matthew and Buddy of Glendale photograph albums
Coll2009-009  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Matthew and Buddy of Glendale photograph albums
    creator: Matthew of Glendale (Matthew J. Schmidt)
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2009-009
    Physical Description: 4 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1934-1993
    Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of the photograph albums of Matthew Schmidt and Albert Antunes (pseudonyms: Matthew and Buddy of Glendale). The early albums document the Los Angeles non-bar gay scene from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s, and contain many photographs of the elaborate costume parties the couple threw at their home. The later albums document the couple's extensive world travels. The collection also includes a small amount of printed and manuscript materials, including a 1934 letter to Matthew Schmidt from Mae West.
    Physical Description: (3 archive boxes and 1 oversize box).

    Access

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

    Publication Rights

    Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in writing from ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives as the physical owner. Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in the materials. Note that ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s).

    Preferred Citation

    Matthew and Buddy of Glendale photograph albums, Coll2009-009, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was donated by Albert Antunes (Buddy of Glendale) on April 9, 2009.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Stacy Wierenga on August 25, 2009.

    Biography

    To be supplied later.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The bulk of the collection consists of the photograph albums of Matthew Schmidt and Albert Antunes (pseudonyms: Matthew and Buddy of Glendale), from approximately 1965 to 1993, including photographs of elaborate costume parties the couple threw at their home, and their extensive world travels. The collection also includes a small amount of printed and manuscript materials, including a program, circa 1957, for the Jewel Box Revue drag review, and a 1934 letter from Mae West.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Parties
    Gays -- Social life and customs
    Photographs
    Photograph albums
    Travel
    Entertaining.
    Buddy of Glendale (Albert Antunes)
    Matthew of Glendale (Matthew J. Schmidt)
    Matthew of Glendale (Matthew J. Schmidt)