Andrew M. Schwartz Collection on Cross-Dressing

Michael P. Palmer
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives
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Los Angeles, California 90007
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Andrew M. Schwartz Collection on Cross-Dressing

Collection number: Coll2008-060

ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives

Los Angeles, California
Processed by:
Michael P. Palmer
Date Completed:
November 6, 2008; revised October 20, 2009
Encoded by:
Michael P. Palmer
© 2008 ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives. All rights reserved.
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing
Dates: circa 1880-1919
Collection number: Coll2008-060
Creator: Schwartz, Andrew M.
Collection Size: 1 archive half-carton. 0.2 linear foot.
Repository: ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives.
Los Angeles, California 90007
Abstract: Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist".
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

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

Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing, Coll2008-060, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Andrew M. Schwartz, October 25, 2008, and October 17, 2009.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Michael P. Palmer, November 6, 2008; revised October 20, 2009.
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Biography

To be provided later.

Scope and Content of Collection

Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist". The materials are arranged alphabetically by personal name, as given.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Cross-dressing--France
Cross-dressing--United States
Eltinge, Julian, 1883-1941
Female impersonators--France
Female impersonators--United States
Male impersonators--France
Male impersonators--United States
Transvestism in motion pictures
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900


Collection Contents

Box 1 : 1

Alex et Demary. Postcard of studio photograph of "Alex et Demary, Danseuses Cosmopolites" circa 1905

Physical Description: 1 postcard ; studio: Cliché FOCO, 5, Carrefour de l'Odéon, Paris.
Box 1 : 2-3

Eltinge, Julian c1917-1919

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1 : 2

Studio publicity still of Julian Eltinge in The Clever Mrs. Carfax (Paramount Pictures) c1917

Physical Description: 1 studio publicity still ; 8 x 9.75 inches.
Box 1 : 3

Program for the Julian Eltinge Vaudeville Review, Mason Opera House week beginning August 4, 1919

Box 1 : 4

Grandsart, Émile. Postcard of photograph by Ernest Marteau of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli", "original transformist" circa 1890

Physical Description: 1 postcard.
Box 1 : 5

Marina. Postcard of "Marina, transformiste" 1919

Physical Description: 1 postcard ; autographed by the subject.
Box 1 : 6

Wilde, Oscar. Advertising cards satirizing oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics" 1882-circa 1892

Physical Description: 9 advertising cards : col.
Box 1 : 7

Unidentified (?)woman in checked trousers, plaid jacket with oversize buttons, and high-crowned hat, holding long unidentified object circa 1880

Physical Description: 1 studio photograph ; 6.75 x 4.5 inches ; studio: M. Obler, 1262 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn.