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Finding Aid of the Philip Gambone Interviews Coll2011.013
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  • Biography
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Separated Materials
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Philip Gambone Interviews
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.013
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5.0 linear feet. 3 archive boxes + 1 flat archive carton + 1 large shoebox.
    Date (inclusive): 1977-2010
    Abstract: Materials related to Philip Gambone's book, Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans, include interview transcripts, audio recordings of interviews, newspaper clippings, biographical information, book reviews, photographs and writing samples. The Gambone collection also includes eight volumes of Travels in a Gay Nation, two earlier versions of Travels in a Gay Nation, a manuscript of Living Out Our Lives: Catching the Heroic Spirit of the LGBTQ Americans, three volumes of autograph albums, and two project logs documenting Gambone's travels in the United States, 2007-2010.
    creator: Gambone, Philip

    Biography

    Philip Gambone was born 21 July 1948 in Wakefield, Massachusetts. He completed his B.A. at Harvard College and M.A. at the Episcopal Divinity School. Gambone is a writer of various genres, ranging from fiction to non-fiction, anthologies, scholarly articles and journalism. His works center on gay and lesbian culture, as well as ancient and modern Chinese history and literature. Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans (2010) provides a compilation of interviews with gay and lesbian writers and artists throughout the United States.
    Gambone's The Language We Use Up Here (Dutton 1991) and Beijin (Wisconsin 2003) were nominated for Lambda Literary Awards, and Something Inside: Conversation with Gay Fiction Writers (University of Wisconsin Press 1999) was named one of the "Best Books of 1999" in Pride. Gambone has also found a place for his work in Best American Short Stories, 1989 (Houghton Mifflin), and has received artist's fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the MacDowell Colony, and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation.
    Gambone worked as a writing instructor for the University of Massachusetts, Boston College and Harvard's expository writing program. He was a faculty member for twenty-seven years at The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts. Now, he teaches English at Boston University Academy and Harvard's Extension writing program. For his work as an instructor, Gambone received the Distinguished Teaching Citations from Harvard and the James Conway Excellence in Teaching Writing Award (1991).
    Sources: Boston University Academy, Faculty Lecture Series: Phil Gambone, "Four Great Poets of the Tang Dynasty." Accessed 7 June 2011. http://www.bu.edu/academy/2011/01/07/fls-gambone/ 
    Harvard University Extension School, Philip Gambone, Instructor in English, Boston University Academy. Accessed 7 June 2011. http://www.extension.harvard.edu/about/faculty/philip-gambone.jsp;jsessionid=FLNNAMPPEAII 
    Gambone, Philip. Accessed 2 June 2011. http://www.philipgambone.com/bio.htm 
    Gambone, Philip, Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans (University of Wisconsin Press, 2010).

    Access

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

    Publication Rights

    Researchers wishing to publish material must obtain permission in writing from ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives as the physical owner of the material. Note that permission to publish does not constitute copyright clearance. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials from the copyright holder(s).

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Philip Gambone interviews, Coll2011.013, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Philip Gambone per deed of gift dated 30 December 2010 and 20 July 2011.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Griselda L. Guillen on June 7 2011. Accretion processed by Katrina Sire on March 30, 2013.

    Scope and Contents

    The Philip Gambone collection includes the following materials related to his book Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans: interview transcripts, audio recordings of interviews, newspaper clippings, biographical information, book reviews, photographs and writing samples, 1977-2000. The Gambone collection also includes eight volumes of papers related to Travels in a Gay Nation, two earlier versions of Travels in a Gay Nation, including a first version entitled, Living Out Our Lives: Catching the Heroic Spirit of the LGBTQ Americans, three volumes of autograph albums, and two project logs documenting Gambone's travels in the United States from 2007-2010.
    Note: not all interviewees in the collection are included in the published copy of Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans.

    Separated Materials

    The following publication has been separated from collection and is located in the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives Library:
    Gambone, Philip. Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans. University of Wisconsin Press, 2010.

    Arrangement

    The records are arranged in the following series:

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Audiotapes
    Books
    Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
    Compact discs
    Gay and lesbian studies
    Gays--United States--History--20th Century
    Interviews
    Lesbian and gay experience
    Lesbians--United States--History--20th century
    Transcripts
    Transgender people