The Edward DeCelle Papers, 1969-2001, includes the correspondence, transaction records and research files of art collector
and former San Francisco gallery owner Edward Brooks DeCelle.
Edward Brooks DeCelle was a gallery owner, curator, and fine art collector based primarily in San Francisco and Washington,
D.C. Perhaps best known for the curation of the 1979 exhibit at 80 Langton in San Francisco entitled "Censored" showcasing
the works of Robert Mapplethorpe, DeCelle was heavily influential in the gay renaissance of the 1970's and 1980's in San Francisco.
Number of containers: 2 cartons
Linear feet: 2.5
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