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Inventory of the Performing Arts Collection Coll2007.016
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  • Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Performing Arts collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2007.016
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 81.0 linear feet 78 archive cartons, 2 flat boxes
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1980-2000
    Date (inclusive): 1937-2012
    Abstract: Programs, flyers, press kits, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings including reviews, and periodicals primarily documenting gay and lesbian actors and theater 1980-2000. The core of this artificial collection was formed from performing arts materials from the collection of Ken Dickmann, supplemented with materials from the Purple Circuit collection, an information clearinghouse for gay and lesbian theater, founded by Bill Kaiser.
    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 #, Performing Arts Collection, Coll2007-016, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials acquired from the collections of Ken Dickmann and the Purple Circuit.

    Processing Information

    Finding aid derived from ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Performing Arts Collection InMagic database (I:\Catalogs\ADAMS\pac.tba). Date of compilation and identity of compiler of database unknown. Database converted and edited by Michael Oliveira, December 2007.
    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

    Administrative History

    The core of this collection consists of performing arts materials from the collection of Ken Dickmann, supplemented by materials from the Purple Circuit, an information clearinghouse for gay and lesbian theater, founded Bill Kaiser.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of programs, flyers, press kits, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings including reviews, and periodicals documenting gay and lesbian actors and theater from 1980-2000. This collection was assembled from performing arts materials from the collection of Ken Dickmann and the Purple Circuit, an information clearinghouse for gay and lesbian theater, founded Bill Kaiser.

    Arrangement

    The collection has been arranged alphabetically original folder title, which includes proper names and performance titles.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dickmann, Ken, 1942-1995
    Kaiser, Bill, 1950-
    Authors and theater
    Comedy
    Drag shows
    Drama
    Gay actors
    Gay dramatists
    Gay theater
    Historical drama
    Homosexuality and theater
    Homosexuality in the theater
    Lesbian actresses
    Lesbian dramatists
    Lesbian theater
    Monologue
    One-act plays
    Performing artists
    Radical theater
    Stage adaptations
    Theater