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Personal Series 1. 1933-1997

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises resumes and curriculum vitae, last will and testaments, interview transcripts, appointment books, education- and employment-related documents, financial records, real estate records, health records, correspondence, clippings and other material documenting Jim Kepner's personal life. The majority of this series includes material that is not directly related to his participation in the gay and lesbian movement. However, it should be noted that this series includes correspondence with the United States Selective Service and the Galveston County Draft Board regarding Kepner's homosexuality (1943-1945), as well as transcripts of interviews with Kepner. In addition, this series also includes documentation for Kepner's other jobs and business ventures, such as his co-ownership of a San Francisco bookstore, Books on Telegraph Hill (1950-1951).
Box 1, Folder 1

Resumes, biographies and curriculum vitae circa 1973-1997

Box 1, Folder 2

Birth certificate 1954

Box 1, Folder 3

Last will and testaments 1972-1997

Box 1, Folder 4-7

Interviews 1976-1994

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 1, Folder 4

Kepner 1976 interview tapes synopsis 1976

Box 1, Folder 5

An interview with gay historian, Jim Kepner, by John Mauceri 1978

Box 1, Folder 6

Kepner interview transcript 1986

Box 1, Folder 7

Interview with Jim Kepner, by Jim Sears 1994

Box 1, Folder 8-10

Surveys and questionnaires answered by Kepner circa 1970-1979

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 1, Folder 8

Advocate 400 Questionnaire No date

Box 1, Folder 9

Identifying Your Gay Spirit No date

Box 1, Folder 10

Unidentified questionnaire circa 1971

Box 1, Folder 11-20

Appointment books 1967-1992

Physical Description: [10 folders]
Box 1, Folder 11

1967-1969

Box 1, Folder 12

1970-1972

Box 1, Folder 13

1976

Box 1, Folder 14-15

1978-1979

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 16

1980

Box 1, Folder 17

1982-1983

Box 1, Folder 18

1984-1985

Box 1, Folder 19

1992

Box 1, Folder 20

Loose pages 1975-1979

Box 2, Folder 1-6

Clippings about Kepner 1936-1997

Physical Description: [6 folders]
Box 2, Folder 7

Celebrating Jim Kepner's Life and the Past 50 Years of the Gay and Lesbian Rights Movement (Jim Kepner memorial) 1998

Box 2, Folder 8

Address books No date

Box 4, Folder 1

Awards, honors and recognition certificates 1969-1998

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 2, Folder 9

Business cards, membership cards and name tags circa 1945-1997

Box 2, Folder 10

Church 1933-1940

Box 2, Folder 11-19

Education circa 1940-1965

Physical Description: [9 folders]
Box 4, Folder 2

Education circa 1940-1965

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 2, Folder 11

High schools 1940-1961

Box 2, Folder 12

California Labor School and the New Writers Group 1948-1949

Box 2, Folder 13

Los Angeles City College 1961-1964

Box 2, Folder 14-15

Arabic class notebook No date

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 2, Folder 16-17

English class notebook 1963

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 2, Folder 18

French class notebook No date

Box 4, Folder 2

History 1107 chart No date

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 2, Folder 19

Miscellaneous class work circa 1940-1965

Box 2, Folder 20-22

Employment 1942-1993

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 3, Folder 1-3

Employment 1942-1993

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 4, Folder 3

Employment 1942-1993

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 2, Folder 20

American Can Company 1953-1958

Box 2, Folder 21

Books on Telegraph Hill 1950-1951

Box 2, Folder 22

Employability plan 1982-1983

Box 4, Folder 3

Employment applications, forms and timecards 1968-1993

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 3, Folder 1

Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway Company 1942

Box 3, Folder 2

Yellow Cab Company 1961-1968

Box 3, Folder 3

Unemployment insurance 1948-1980

Box 3, Folder 4-11

Financial records circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [8 folders]
Box 3, Folder 4-7

General circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 3, Folder 8

Automobile circa 1940-1997

Box 3, Folder 9-10

Income taxes 1949-1970

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 11

Property taxes 1952-1965

Box 3, Folder 12

Family information and material No date

Box 3, Folder 13

Friends of Jim Kepner Fund 1996-1997

Box 3, Folder 14

Health- and medical-related material circa 1980-1997

Box 3, Folder 15-17

Housing 1947-1997

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 4, Folder 4

Housing 1947-1997

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 4, Folder 4

Baxter Street, Los Angeles 1956-1974

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 3, Folder 15

Lexington Avenue, Los Angeles 1994

Box 3, Folder 16

University of Southern California, Center for Scholars in Residence 1995-1997

Box 3, Folder 17

Other 1947

Box 3, Folder 18

Legal papers 1987-1994

Box 3, Folder 19

Letterhead No date

Box 3, Folder 20

Passport 1965-1978

Box 3, Folder 21-23

Politics circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 3, Folder 21

Political flyers circa 1940-1990

Box 3, Folder 22

Voter registration 1968-1971

Box 3, Folder 23

William Clinton memorabilia 1992

Box 3, Folder 24

Signage No date

Box 3, Folder 25-26

Selective Service 1943-1945

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 25

Alto Psychologic Center 1943

Box 3, Folder 26

Galveston County Draft Board 1943-1945

Box 3, Folder 27

Travel records circa 1970-1995

Box 3, Folder 28

United States Customs correspondence regarding obscene material 1967

Box 4, Folder 5

Memorabilia circa 1950-1997

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
 

Autobiographies Series 2. 1923-1997

Arrangement

Kepner's My First 75 Years of Gay Liberation and Loves of a Long-Time Activist are grouped at the beginning of the series. The remaining autobiographical manuscripts and newsletters are arranged alphabetically.

Series Scope and Contents

This series comprises manuscripts and notes for Kepner's autobiographies and his personal newsletters, !Mi Vida¡ and Song and Dance. The bulk of this series consists of manuscripts for My First 75 Years of Gay Liberation, an almost daily account of Kepner's life and his involvement in the gay and lesbian rights movement. Note that alternate titles for the My First 75 Years of Gay Liberation manuscript have been provided to indicate the version of the draft and the years in Kepner's life that are described. Also included in this series is Kepner's manuscripts for "Vignettes"--later renamed Loves of a Long-Time Activist--a collection of poems describing Kepner's relationships with former lovers.
Box 5, Folder 1

My First 66 Years of Gay Liberation: 1923-1932 circa 1985-1997

Box 5, Folder 2-3

My First 73 Years of Gay Liberation: 1923-1942 circa 1985-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 5, Folder 4

My First 64 Years of Gay Liberation: 1933-1942 circa 1985-1997

Box 5, Folder 5

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1941-1942 circa 1985-1997

Box 5, Folder 6-7

My First 73 Years of Gay Liberation: 1941-1952 circa 1985-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 5, Folder 8

My First 64 Years of Gay Liberation: 1942-1945 circa 1985-1997

Box 5, Folder 9

My First 66 Years of Gay Liberation: 1942-1945 circa 1985-1997

Box 5, Folder 10-11

My First 73 Years of Gay Liberation: 1942-1952 circa 1985-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 5, Folder 12

My First 67 Years of Gay Liberation: 1944-1948 circa 1985-1997

Box 5, Folder 13

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1949-1950 circa 1985-1997

Box 5, Folder 14

My First 64 Years of Gay Liberation: 1952-1954 circa 1985-1997

Box 5, Folder 15

My First 74 Years of Gay Liberation: 1953 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 1

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1955-1957 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 2

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1958-1963 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 3-4

My First 64 Years of Gay Liberation: 1964-1969 circa 1985-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 6, Folder 5

My First 64 Years of Gay Liberation: 1970 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 6

My First 63 Years of Gay Liberation: 1971-1975 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 7

My First 63 Years of Gay Liberation: 1976 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 8

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1976 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 9

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1980 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 10

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1981-1985 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 11

My First 64 Years of Gay Liberation: 1985a circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 12

My First 64 Years of Gay Liberation: 1986 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 13

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1987 circa 1985-1997

Box 6, Folder 14-15

My First 65 Years of Gay Liberation: 1988 circa 1985-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 7, Folder 1-2

My First 66 Years of Gay Liberation: 1989 circa 1985-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 7, Folder 3

My First 66 Years of Gay Liberation: 1989b circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 4

My First 69 Years of Gay Liberation: 1989-1993 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 5

My First 67 Years of Gay Liberation: 1990-1991 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 6

My First 67 Years of Gay Liberation: 1991-1992 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 7

My First 69 Years of Gay Liberation: 1992 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 8

My First 69 Years of Gay Liberation: 1993 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 9

My First 75 Years of Gay Liberation: 1993-1994 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 10

My First 69 Years of Gay Liberation: 1994 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 11

My First 71 Years of Gay Liberation: 1994 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 12

My First 69 Years of Gay Liberation: 1995 circa 1985-1997

Box 7, Folder 13

My First 69 Years of Gay Liberation: 1996 circa 1985-1997

Box 8, Folder 1-17

Loves of a Long-Time Activist circa 1985-1997

Physical Description: [17 folders]
Box 8, Folder 1

Vignettes: "'And He'll Be Big and Strong…' a Suite for Lovers, Tricks, Fascinations and Near Misses" circa 1985-1990

Box 8, Folder 2

Vignettes: a selection from "And He'll Be Big and Strong..." 1990

Box 8, Folder 3

76 Vignettes: "a Suite for Lovers, Tricks, Fascinations and Near Misses" 1990

Box 8, Folder 4

131 Vignettes: "'And He'll Be Big and Strong…' a Suite for Lovers, Tricks, Fascinations and Near Misses" circa 1990

Box 8, Folder 5

18 Vignettes: "And He'll Be Big and Strong..." circa 1990-1995

Box 8, Folder 6

24 Vignettes (out of 133): "And He'll Be Big and Strong…" circa 1990-1995

Box 8, Folder 7

90 Vignettes: "And He'll Be Big and Strong…" manuscript and notes circa 1990-1995

Box 8, Folder 8

Loves of a Long-time Activist circa 1993-1997

Box 8, Folder 9-10

Loves of a Long-time Activist incomplete manuscript circa 1995-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 8, Folder 11-13

Loves of a Long-time Activist 1996-1997

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 8, Folder 14

"True Stories: Eight Vignettes" 1997

Box 8, Folder 15-17

Vignettes [incomplete manuscripts] circa 1990-1997

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 9, Folder 1-2

"Gay Liberation, Some Other Matters, and Me" manuscript circa 1993-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 9, Folder 3

"Gay Liberation, Some Other Matters, and Me" incomplete manuscript circa 1993-1997

Box 9, Folder 4

"How I Found Millions of Dollars" circa 1993-1997

Box 9, Folder 5

!Mi Vida¡ [newsletter] 1992-1997

Box 9, Folder 6

"My Fifty Years of Gay Liberation" circa 1970-1990

Box 9, Folder 7

"My 50+ Years in the Gay Movement" 1997

Box 9, Folder 8-10

"My Gay Liberation" 1997

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 9, Folder 11

"Myself and Our Movement" circa 1993-1997

Box 9, Folder 12

"Origins and Goals of the Gay Movement: A Brief Personal Sketch" circa 1988-1995

Box 9, Folder 13

"Our Early Movement and Me, a Memoir" circa 1993-1997

Box 9, Folder 14

Song and Dance [newsletter] 1993-1997

Box 9, Folder 15

Song and Dance drafts and paste-ups 1993-1997

Box 9, Folder 16

"When Did I Become Gay?" 1991

Box 9, Folder 17

Untitled autobiographical manuscripts circa 1970-1997

Box 9, Folder 18

Handwritten notes for autobiography circa 1970-1997

 

Writings on gay and lesbian history Series 3. 1940-1997

Series Scope and Contents

This series comprises manuscripts, clippings, notes, correspondence and resource material related to Kepner's books, articles, and essays about gay and lesbian history. It is divided into four subseries: (3.1) Published and unpublished books, (3.2) Biographies, (3.3) Published and submitted articles, and (3.4) General manuscripts. Note that Kepner's educational course material on gay and lesbian studies can be found in Series 9: Gay and lesbian studies and activism.
 

Published and unpublished books Subseries 3.1. 1970-1997

Subseries Scope and Contents

This subseries comprises manuscripts and drafts, notes, correspondence, and publicity material for Jim Kepner's three books: Becoming a People; Rough News, Daring Views; and Seeking the Spark. Becoming a People is a self-published chronology of 4,000 years of gay and lesbian history. Rough News, Daring Views is a book about the history of gay and lesbian journalism in the United States during the 1950s, and it was published by Haworth Press, Inc., in 1998. Seeking the Spark is Kepner's unpublished book manuscript regarding philosophical and theological theories about homosexuality.

Arrangement

In this subseries, materials are grouped by book title and arranged alphabetically. For each book title, the materials are arranged chronologically.
Box 10, Folder 1-13

Becoming a People: a 4,000 Year Gay and Lesbian Chronology 1983-1996

Physical Description: [13 folders]
Box 10, Folder 1

1983 version 1983

Box 10, Folder 2

1995 version 1995

Box 10, Folder 3

August 1995 version 1995

Box 10, Folder 4

Manuscript May 1994

Box 10, Folder 5

Manuscript and sorting codes 1994

Box 10, Folder 6

Selector codes circa 1994-1996

Box 10, Folder 7

Manuscript 1996

Box 10, Folder 8

Paste-up circa 1995-1996

Box 10, Folder 9-12

Incomplete manuscripts circa 1994-1996

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 10, Folder 13

Notes circa 1990-1997

Box 11, Folder 1-10

Rough News, Daring Views: 1950s Pioneer Gay Press Journalism 1994-1997

Physical Description: [10 folders]
Box 12, Folder 1-10

Rough News, Daring Views: 1950s Pioneer Gay Press Journalism 1994-1997

Physical Description: [10 folders]
Box 11, Folder 1-3

"What Do We Want? When Do We Want It?" manuscripts 1994

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 11, Folder 4-6

The Cutting Edge [alternate title] manuscripts circa 1994-1995

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 11, Folder 7-8

Gay News 1950s manuscript circa 1994-1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 11, Folder 9-10

"Pioneer Gay Journalism: 1950s News and Views" manuscript circa 1994-1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 12, Folder 1

"Pioneer Gay Journalism" incomplete manuscript circa 1994-1995

Box 12, Folder 2-3

"1950s Pioneer Gay Press Journalism, vol. II. Finding Our Voice in a Decade of Witch-hunts" circa 1994-1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 12, Folder 4-6

Rough News, Daring Views page proofs 1997

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 12, Folder 7

Haworth Press, Inc. 1995-1997

Box 12, Folder 8

Introduction manuscript circa 1996-1997

Box 12, Folder 9

"Jim Kepner, Our Contemporary [foreword]" manuscript, by Wayne Dynes circa 1996-1997

Envelope 65, Item 1

Publicity poster circa 1997

Box 12, Folder 10

Miscellaneous pages and notes circa 1995-1997

Box 13, Folder 1-10

Seeking the Spark: a Non-Sectarian Search for Gay Spirit circa 1970-1997

Physical Description: [10 folders]
Box 14, Folder 1-10

Seeking the Spark: a Non-Sectarian Search for Gay Spirit circa 1970-1997

Physical Description: [10 folders]
Box 13, Folder 1

"Gay Spirit" essay notes and resource material circa 1970-1987

Box 13, Folder 2

"Gay Spirit, Gnosticism and the Origins of Christianity" circa 1987

Box 13, Folder 3

"Gay Spirit, the Cord of Many Strands and the Gnostic Origins of Christianity" manuscript and notes circa 1988

Box 13, Folder 4

"Gay Spirit, the Cord of Many Strands" 1988

Box 13, Folder 5-6

"Wakening Gay Spirit" February 1989

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 13, Folder 7

"Awakening Gay Spirit" April 1989

Box 13, Folder 8

"Gay Spirit and the Church" circa 1989-1990

Box 13, Folder 9-10

Gay Spirit Rising, the Cord of Many Strands [alternate title] 1991

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 14, Folder 1

Gay Spirit Rising incomplete manuscripts circa 1991-1993

Box 14, Folder 2-3

Gay Spirit Rising, the Chord of Many Strands 1994

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 14, Folder 4-5

Seeking the Spark manuscript 1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 14, Folder 6-9

Seeking the Spark incomplete manuscripts 1996-1997

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 14, Folder 10

Correspondence with publishers 1995-1996

 

Biographies Subseries 3.2. 1970-1997

Arrangement

Manuscript compilations of biographies are grouped at the beginning of the series. The remaining biographies of historic gay and lesbian individuals are arranged alphabetically by subject's last name.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises manuscripts, self-published booklets, notebooks, correspondence and research material for biographies of prominent gay men and lesbian women as well as other historical figures. Notably, this subseries includes Kepner's extensive notes on Ramon Novarro and the Thomas and Paul Ferguson trial for Novarro's murder (1969).
Box 15, Folder 1-4

From the Closet of History 1984-1985

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 15, Folder 1

Published copy 1984

Box 15, Folder 2

Manuscripts 1984-1985

Box 15, Folder 3-4

Resource material binder circa 1984

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 15, Folder 5

"Biographies of Gays and Their Friends and Enemies" circa 1980-1990

Box 15, Folder 6

Biography list by Paul Cain and annotated by Kepner No date

Box 15, Folder 7-11

"A Brief Gay & Lesbian Who's Who and Who Was Who" circa 1993-1994

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 15, Folder 7

A-H circa 1993-1994

Box 15, Folder 8

A-C circa 1993-1994

Box 15, Folder 9

D-G circa 1993-1994

Box 15, Folder 10

F-G circa 1993-1994

Box 15, Folder 11

Resource material and notes circa 1993-1994

Box 15, Folder 12

"A Brief List of Historic Gays and Lesbians" 1980

Box 15, Folder 13

"Gay (?) American Presidents" circa 1985-1990

Box 15, Folder 14-15

"Gay Movement Pioneers" circa 1980-1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 15, Folder 14

Men's list circa 1980-1995

Box 15, Folder 15

Women's list circa 1980-1995

Box 15, Folder 16

"Southern California Movement Pioneers" circa 1993-1995

Box 15, Folder 17

Incomplete manuscripts circa 1985-1995

Box 15, Folder 18

Berzon, Betty 1993

Box 15, Folder 19

BoyFrank, Manuel. "Monwell [sic] Boyfrank: 1899-1982" circa 1982

Box 15, Folder 20

Breen, Walter (J.Z. Eglinton, pseudonym) 1958-1994

Box 15, Folder 21

Cornelison, Sharon Dale 1975-1977

Box 15, Folder 22

Cory, Donald Webster. Photocopied resource material about Cory Book Service 1952-1966

Box 15, Folder 23

De Wolfe, Elsie. Clippings No date

Box 15, Folder 24

Duberman, Martin 1993

Box 15, Folder 25

Eulenberg, Prince Phillip zu circa 1953-1975

Box 16, Folder 1

Gerber, Henry. "Henry Gerber: Grandfather of America's Gay Movement" circa 1990-1997

Box 16, Folder 2

Gide, Andre. "Andre Gide: French Fore-runner of Gay Liberation" 1981

Box 16, Folder 3

Hansen, Joseph circa 1975-1997

Box 16, Folder 4

Hay, Harry. "Henry Hay: A Pioneer Look Through the Gay Window" (photocopy) 1976

Box 16, Folder 5

Heard, Gerald 1971-1992

Box 16, Folder 6

Hooker, Evelyn. "A Memory of Dr. Evelyn Hooker" circa 1996

Box 16, Folder 7

Hughes, Langston. "A Note on Langston Hughes" circa 1993-1995

Box 16, Folder 8

Hunt, Art No date

Box 16, Folder 9

Isherwood, Christopher circa 1993-1995

Box 16, Folder 10

Kight, Morris. "Morris Kight: A River to His People" circa 1970-1980

Box 16, Folder 11

Mitch, Richard T. 1991

Box 16, Folder 12

Mitchell, Vernon No date

Box 16, Folder 13-19

Novarro, Ramon 1969-1994

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 16, Folder 13

Biography circa 1993-1995

Box 16, Folder 14

Novarro-Ferguson (Thomas and Paul) trial clippings 1969

Box 16, Folder 15-16

Novarro-Ferguson (Thomas and Paul) trial manuscripts, by Kepner 1969

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 16, Folder 17-19

Novarro-Ferguson (Thomas and Paul) trial notebooks 1969

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 16, Folder 20

Otis, Harry (pseudonym for Shelton Dewey). "The Long Gay Life of Harry Otis" 1958-1975

Box 16, Folder 21

Perry, Troy. Transcript for interview with Troy Perry, by Kepner 1992

Box 16, Folder 22

Rocco, Pat. "Pat Rocco Gets Around" circa 1971-1980

Box 16, Folder 23

Rock, Gene (Sgt.) No date

Box 16, Folder 24

Rowland, Charles. "I Remember Chuck" circa 1990

Box 16, Folder 25

Sahl, Mort 1975

Box 16, Folder 26

Slater, Don. "A Visit with Don Slater" manuscript and notes 1996

Box 16, Folder 27

Smith, Peter Monroe 1975

Box 16, Folder 28

Stevenson, Robert 1973

Box 16, Folder 29

Vassi, Marco 1973

Box 16, Folder 30

Williams, Tennessee. "Tennessee Williams: Preliminary Bibliographical Notes" circa 1980-1985

 

Published and submitted articles Subseries 3.3. 1948-1997

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises manuscripts, clippings, correspondence and notes for articles Kepner submitted for publication in numerous gay and lesbian magazines, newspapers and encyclopedias. He was a columnist and/or regular contributor to the Advocate, In Touch, Newswest, ONE Magazine, ONE Institute Quarterly of Homophile Studies, Entertainment West and Frontiers. Kepner's published articles include book reviews as well as monthly articles on gay and lesbian history. It is important to note that many of these articles were written under one of Kepner's pseudonyms, such as Dal McIntire, Frank Golovitz, Lyn Pedersen, J.K. Short, and others.

Arrangement

Compilations of Kepner's published articles are grouped at the beginning of the subseries. The remaining published and submitted articles are arranged alphabetically by publication name.
Box 17, Folder 1

A Selection of Gay Liberation Essays, 1953-1973, by Jim Kepner 1973

Box 17, Folder 2

Book review manuscripts and clippings 1955-1996

Box 17, Folder 3

Film, theater, radio and television review manuscripts and clippings 1948-1972

Box 17, Folder 4-10

Columns 1957-1993

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 17, Folder 4

"15 Years Ago," clipping No date

Box 17, Folder 5

"15 Years Ago," manuscripts by Dal McIntire (pseudonym for Kepner) 1970-1973

Box 17, Folder 6

"20 Years Ago" 1974-1976

Box 17, Folder 7

"30 Years Ago This Month" No date

Box 17, Folder 8

"Angles on the News" circa 1970-1993

Box 17, Folder 9

"Things I Never Learned in School" manuscripts and clippings circa 1975-1977

Box 17, Folder 10

"Toujours Gai" 1957-1975

Box 17, Folder 11-16

Advocate 1969-1994

Physical Description: [6 folders]
Box 18, Folder 1-2

Advocate 1969-1994

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 17, Folder 11

Correspondence 1969-1970

Box 17, Folder 12

Clippings and reprints 1969-1971

Box 17, Folder 13-16

Manuscripts 1969-1975

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 18, Folder 1

"Letter from London," by J.K. Symes-Horvath 1969

Box 18, Folder 2

Material for the Advocate book, Long Road to Freedom circa 1994

Box 18, Folder 3

Alternate 1978

Box 18, Folder 4

BarSpa circa 1978

Box 18, Folder 5

Citizen News 1971

Box 18, Folder 6-7

Coast to Coast Times 1978

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 18, Folder 16

Clippings and reprints 1978

Box 18, Folder 7

Manuscripts 1978

Box 18, Folder 8

Dateline reprints 1976

Box 18, Folder 9-10

Drummer 1972-1977

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 18, Folder 9

Clippings and reprints 1972-1973

Box 18, Folder 10

Manuscripts 1973-1977

Box 18, Folder 11-13

Entertainment West 1975

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 18, Folder 11

Clippings and reprints 1975

Box 18, Folder 12

Manuscripts 1975

Box 18, Folder 13

Transcript of Kepner conversation with Courtney and David 1975

Box 18, Folder 14-15

Frontiers 1983-1984

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 18, Folder 14

Clippings 1983-1984

Box 18, Folder 15

"Gleanings from the Non-Gay Press" 1983-1984

Box 18, Folder 16-17

GALE Research; Gay and Lesbian Literature (Kepner contributor) 1993-1994

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 18, Folder 16

Correspondence, contracts and guidelines 1993-1994

Box 18, Folder 17

Manuscripts 1993-1994

Box 19, Folder 1-2

Gay, published by Four Swords 1970-1971

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 19, Folder 1

Correspondence 1970-1971

Box 19, Folder 2

Manuscripts 1970

Box 19, Folder 3

Gay & Lesbian Almanac Project (Kepner contributor) 1994

Box 19, Folder 4

GPU News No date

Box 19, Folder 5

Gay Rights Guardian 1980

Box 19, Folder 6

Gay-Sexual Freedom 1975

Box 19, Folder 7

In Heat 1978

Box 19, Folder 8-18

In Touch 1973-1980

Physical Description: [11 folders]
Box 19, Folder 8

Correspondence 1975-1980

Box 19, Folder 9

Clippings and reprints circa 1973-1976

Box 19, Folder 10

Manuscripts 1973-1976

Box 19, Folder 11

"Ideas" circa 1974

Box 19, Folder 12-14

"In Touch with Books" 1973-1980

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 19, Folder 15-16

"Kepner Comments" 1974-1980

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 19, Folder 17

"Lifestyles" 1974-1980

Box 19, Folder 18

Page layouts No date

Box 20, Folder 1

Los Angeles Edge 1983

Box 20, Folder 2

Los Angeles Free Press 1970-1977

Box 20, Folder 3

L.A. Movin' 1978

Box 20, Folder 4

L.A. Touch 1978

Box 20, Folder 5

Mattachine Review circa 1954-1960

Box 20, Folder 6

Monitor 1969

Box 20, Folder 7-9

Newswest 1976-1977

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 20, Folder 7

"200 Years of Oppression" 1976

Box 20, Folder 8

Clippings 1976-1977

Box 20, Folder 9

Manuscripts 1977

Box 20, Folder 10-18

ONE, Inc. 1953-1996

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 21, Folder 1-4

ONE, Inc. 1953-1996

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 20, Folder 10

Book notes for ONE Institute Quarterly circa 1996

Box 20, Folder 11

Book reviews manuscripts 1955-1965

Box 20, Folder 12

ONE Confidential 1956-1959

Box 20, Folder 13-14

ONE Institute Quarterly 1957-1973

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 20, Folder 15

ONE Letter articles 1973

Box 20, Folder 16-18

ONE Magazine articles 1953-1972

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 21, Folder 2-4

"Tangents" of ONE Magazine 1955-1960

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 21, Folder 1

Contract between Kepner and ONE, Inc. 1955

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 21, Folder 5

Out! 1977

Box 21, Folder 6

Sexual Behavior 1972

Box 21, Folder 7

Spartan 1969

Box 21, Folder 8

Swing Modern 1968-1969

Box 21, Folder 9-10

Tangents 1965-1969

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 21, Folder 11

Trojan 1968

Box 21, Folder 12

Washington Blade 1979

Box 21, Folder 13

Vennen 1966

Box 21, Folder 14

Clippings and manuscripts from unidentified publications No date

 

Manuscripts Subseries 3.4. 1940-1997

Subseries Scope and Content

The subseries comprises manuscripts, self-published booklets, notes and research materials for numerous essays and articles about the gay and lesbian experience and history. In particular, this subseries includes Kepner's extensive chronological lists of gay and lesbian events and historical moments, such as his manuscript for "A Brief Chronology of Gay/Lesbian History" and "History of the American Homophile Movement."

Arrangement

Compilations of Kepner's historical chronologies and calenders are grouped at the beginning of the series. Remaining manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 22, Folder 1-2

"A Brief Chronology of Gay/Lesbian History" No date

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 22, Folder 3

Calendar of gay and lesbian history notes No date

Box 22, Folder 4

"Gay History Calendar" sample No date

Box 22, Folder 5

History Chart No date

Box 22, Folder 6-7

"History of the American Homophile Movement" [binder] Vol. I circa 1940-1957

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 22, Folder 8

"History of the American Homophile Movement" sources and notes [binder] circa 1950-1975

Box 22, Folder 9

"A Sample Chronology of Gay History" No date

Box 22, Folder 10

Chronologies No date

Box 22, Folder 11-12

Chronology source material and notes No date

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 23, Folder 1

"1776-1976: We Were There" circa 1976

Box 23, Folder 2

"1970 and the Advocate" circa 1990-1997

Box 23, Folder 3-4

"The AIDS Record: A Chronological Account" 1993

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 23, Folder 5

"America's Gay Movement Had a Long History Leading Up to Stonewall" 1989

Box 23, Folder 6

"Anita's Victory and the Nation's Editorial Pages" circa 1978

Box 23, Folder 7

"The Attack of the Christian Right" circa 1990-1997

Box 23, Folder 8

"Before the Gay Movement" No date

Box 23, Folder 9

"Being Gay" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 10

"Being Gay Isn't Just Something You Do" No date

Box 23, Folder 11

"Biochemical Cures" No date

Box 23, Folder 12

"Black Cat Raid" circa 1967-1983

Box 23, Folder 13

"Black Gay and Lesbian History" circa 1985-1995

Box 23, Folder 14

"Blacks and Women in the Early Gay Movement" circa 1985-1995

Box 23, Folder 15

"Boy Love in the Face of Paedophobia and AIDS" 1986

Box 23, Folder 16

"A Brief History of the American Gay Movement" circa 1994

Box 23, Folder 17

"Building a Movement" circa 1975-1985

Box 23, Folder 18

"[California] Court Wipes Out Recent Gay Appellate Gains" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 19

"Can Gay Love Be Deep and True?" No date

Box 23, Folder 20

"Can Morals Be Legislated?" circa 1950-1975

Box 23, Folder 21

"Capote Passes" 1984

Box 23, Folder 22

"Capri Tavern (Oceanside, CA)" 1975

Box 23, Folder 23

"Censorship and Homosexual" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 24

"The Child Molester Argument Against Gays" No date

Box 23, Folder 25

"Child Molesting Has Many Forms" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 26

"Christopher Street West--1970: A New Day for Gays" 1970

Box 23, Folder 27

"The Church as Devil" No date

Box 23, Folder 28

"Church, Family and the Homosexual; London Consultation" circa 1960-1975

Box 23, Folder 29

"Coalition and Philosophy" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 30

"Conrad Terrezas Skips 13th District Heat" No date

Box 23, Folder 31

"The Convergence of Gay Spirit and Christian Spirit" No date

Box 23, Folder 32

"Convicted Murderer Gets Writer's Award" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 33

"Cory/Sagarin Threatens Suit" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 34

"Councilman Wachs to Address Gay Community Alliance" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 35

"The Damning Lust" No date

Box 23, Folder 36

"The Day I Stopped Being a Poet" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 37

"Dear Mr. Kilpatrick" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 38

"Dear President Carter" 1977

Box 23, Folder 39

"The Development of Gay Liberation" 1991

Box 23, Folder 40

"Do You Read the Sports Pages? Or Just Look At the Pictures?" circa 1970-1980

Box 23, Folder 41

"Draft Outline for a History of the Gay Movement" No date

Box 23, Folder 42

"The Early American Gay Movement" No date

Box 23, Folder 43

"Early Mormons Sealed Men to Men" No date

Box 23, Folder 44

"Ecumenism and Syncretism" No date

Box 23, Folder 45

"The Eighties in Review" circa 1990

Box 23, Folder 46

"Evolution of Gay Health Issues in the Gay/Lesbian Community" circa 1990-1997

Box 23, Folder 47

"From Stonewall to Anita" circa 1978-1980

Box 24, Folder 1

"Gay-Battling Stirs Otherwise Dull Governor's Race" circa 1984

Box 24, Folder 2

"Gay Community Alliance Demands Regarding Unjust Police Practices" circa 1970

Box 24, Folder 3

"The Gay Community vs. Chief Davis" No date

Box 24, Folder 4

"The Gay Cure: A Homosexual Analyzes the Analysts" 1975

Box 24, Folder 5

"Gay History vs. the 'Social Construction' Theory" No date

Box 24, Folder 6

"Gay/Lesbian History in Europe's Middle Ages" No date

Box 24, Folder 7

"Gay/Lesbian History in the Far East" No date

Box 24, Folder 8

"[Gay Liberation Front] and Anti-Bar Campaign in Calif." circa 1968-1980

Box 24, Folder 9

"[Gay Liberation Front]'s John Platania Bucks the Court System - and Wins" No date

Box 24, Folder 10

"Gay Liberation News" No date

Box 24, Folder 11

"Gay Lib Now! 1970" No date

Box 24, Folder 12

"Gay Life in 'The Bad Old Days'" circa 1978-1990

Box 24, Folder 13

"Gay Life in the Sixties" circa 1993-1995

Box 24, Folder 14

"Gay Los Angeles: The Early Days" circa 1980-1988

Box 24, Folder 15

"Gay Love, Christian Love, and the Bible" No date

Box 24, Folder 16

"Gay Men/Gay Women: Allies or Antagonists?" circa 1975-1980

Box 24, Folder 17

"Gay Movement Founder Cautions Macho Activists" circa 1970-1980

Box 24, Folder 18

"Gay Movement History and Goals" 1985

Box 24, Folder 19

"Gay Movement History and Goals" circa 1985-1997

Box 24, Folder 20

"Gay Studies" circa 1985-1995

Box 24, Folder 21

"Gay Tour of Los Angeles" circa 1990-1997

Box 24, Folder 22

"Gay Trivia: Questions and Answers" circa 1980-1990

Box 24, Folder 23

"Gays and Lesbians in the American West" No date

Box 24, Folder 24

"Gays and Lesbians in the Military: A Semi-Pacifist View" circa 1990-1997

Box 24, Folder 25

"Gays Are Not All Alike" No date

Box 24, Folder 26

"Gays in America's Past" 1974

Box 24, Folder 27

"Gays in the Criminal Justice System" circa 1975

Box 24, Folder 28

"Gays. Their Lives and the Police" No date

Box 24, Folder 29

"Goals of the Gay Movement" No date

Box 24, Folder 30

"Goals, Progress and Shortcomings of America's Gay Movement" 1993

Box 24, Folder 31

"Goals, Progress and Shortcomings of America's Gay Movement" 1994

Box 24, Folder 32

"God Met on Hoover Street" circa 1970-1990

Box 24, Folder 33

"Goodbye to Pershing Square" 1959

Box 24, Folder 34

"The Great Moral Hangover" circa 1969-1970

Box 24, Folder 35

"A Historic Day in Sacramento" 1975

Box 24, Folder 36

"The Holocaust--Gays in Nazi Death Camps" 1978

Box 24, Folder 37

"The Homophile Movement and Its Opposition, 1964-1966" circa 1966

Box 24, Folder 38

"Homophile Movement Started Here" No date

Box 24, Folder 39

"Homophobia - Inside and Out" circa 1990-1997

Box 24, Folder 40

"A Homosexual Ecumenical Movement" No date

Box 24, Folder 41

"Homosexual Law Reform Due in California?" circa 1970-1980

Box 27, Folder 1

"Homosexualities: A Study of Diversity Among Men and Women" No date

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 24, Folder 42

"Homosexuality and Sex Change" No date

Box 24, Folder 43

"Homosexuality: On the Verge of a Breakthrough?" No date

Box 24, Folder 44

"Homosexuals and the American Tradition" No date

Box 24, Folder 45

"The Homosexual Trials That Set Up World War One" No date

Box 24, Folder 46

"The Hoof-in-Mouth Disease with a Great Big Badge" circa 1970-1978

Box 24, Folder 47

"How Far to Washington?" circa 1979

Box 24, Folder 48

"How Het Education Hurts Gays" No date

Box 24, Folder 49

"How Homosexuals Look at the Bible" No date

Box 24, Folder 50

"The Importance of Being Different" No date

Box 24, Folder 51

"The Importance of Being Honest" No date

Box 24, Folder 52

"Is Homosexuality a Disease? Can It Be Cured?" circa 1968-1973

Box 25, Folder 1

"Laughing and Weeping, Overjoyed and Determined" No date

Box 25, Folder 2

"Lesbians and Gays in German History" circa 1990-1997

Box 25, Folder 3

"Living Our Heritage" circa 1989-1995

Box 25, Folder 4

"The Male Model: Who is he? Where does he come from? Where does he go?" No date

Box 25, Folder 5

"Malescapades Promising…But…" No date

Box 25, Folder 6

"Masculinity and Homosexuality" No date

Box 25, Folder 7

"Masque Concert" No date

Box 25, Folder 8

"Memo on 'Illegal' Sexual Behavior Among Heterosexuals" No date

Box 25, Folder 9

"Memo on When Gay Militancy Began" No date

Box 25, Folder 10

"Memorial Day Gay-In" 1970

Box 25, Folder 11

"A Minister Fasts for Freedom and Justice for Homosexuals" 1970

Box 25, Folder 12

"Miracle Cure for 20,000,000 American Gays" 1973

Box 25, Folder 13

"A Movement Towards Gay Liberation" circa 1970-1980

Box 25, Folder 14

"New Horizons for Catholic Gays" No date

Box 25, Folder 15

"A New View of the Homophile" 1957

Box 25, Folder 16

"Notes on Physique Photography, Still or Moving" No date

Box 25, Folder 17

"Notes on the Encyclopedia of Homosexuality" circa 1985-1990

Box 27, Folder 2

"Notes on the History and Goals of the Gay Movement" circa 1980-1997

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 25, Folder 18

"Oldest Gay Stories in the World" No date

Box 25, Folder 19

"Origins of the American Gay Movement, Part One" No date

Box 25, Folder 20

"Our Movement Before Stonewall" 1989

Box 25, Folder 21

"Gay Movement Since Stonewall" circa 1970-1980

Box 25, Folder 22-26

"Our Movement Since Stonewall" 1991-1992

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 25, Folder 27

"Outline History of America's Gay Movment" No date

Box 25, Folder 28

"Outline (or Playboy Questions)" No date

Box 25, Folder 29

"A People without a Past?" No date

Box 25, Folder 30

"Perspective: A Sharp Setback = A Quantum Leap Forward" circa 1977

Box 25, Folder 31

"Pornography: Rx for Social and Personal Ailments" circa 1970-1980

Box 25, Folder 32

Pride parades No date

Box 25, Folder 33

"The Progress and Continuing Dilemma of Gay Catholics" No date

Box 25, Folder 34

"Prospectus" No date

Box 25, Folder 35

"The Queer-Catchers" circa 1976-1986

Box 25, Folder 36

"Questions About Gays" No date

Box 25, Folder 37

"Questions and Myths About Homosexuality" 1970

Box 25, Folder 38

"Quotes for Wm.[sic] Percy to Select from" circa 1990-1997

Box 26, Folder 1

"Religion and the Homophile" No date

Box 26, Folder 2

"Romanticism in the Gay Community" No date

Box 26, Folder 3

"Russian Gay and Lesbian History" circa 1976-1980

Box 26, Folder 4-5

"Scandanavian Gay/Lesbian History" circa 1990-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 26, Folder 6-7

"The Search for Gay Spirit" No date

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 26, Folder 8

"A Search for Self and Relatedness" No date

Box 26, Folder 9

"Seattle Archbishop Under Attack from Rome" circa 1983

Box 26, Folder 10

"Several Jabs at Criticizing Extreme Social Constructionist and Essentialist Views, and Seeking a Synthesis" No date

Box 26, Folder 11

"Sheep Without a Shepherd" No date

Box 26, Folder 12

"Should Gays Have a Sense of Community?" circa 1976

Box 26, Folder 13

"Sizing Up the New City Attorney" 1973

Box 26, Folder 14

"So You Can't Find That Lover?" No date

Box 26, Folder 15

"Social vs. Political Revolution" No date

Box 26, Folder 16

"The Spark Trapped in Clay" No date

Box 26, Folder 17

"Stonewall 20: What Does It Mean?" No date

Box 26, Folder 18

"Stonewall--Looking Back, Looking Forward" circa 1977-1985

Box 26, Folder 19

"The Story Behind the Report" No date

Box 26, Folder 20

"Support Your Local Gay Charity" No date

Box 26, Folder 21

"Tactics and Goals for the Near Future" circa 1980-1990

Box 26, Folder 22

"Ten Days in San Francisco" (Daughters of Bilitis) circa 1960-1970

Box 26, Folder 23

"Then…And Now" circa 1975-1978

Box 26, Folder 24

"These Lost Sheep" May 1969

Box 26, Folder 25

"Those Who Forget History" 1974

Box 26, Folder 26

"Top Level 'Playboy' Panel Puts Homosexuality Through the Wringer" May 1971

Box 26, Folder 27

"Turning Points in American Gay Movement History" No date

Box 26, Folder 28

"Unity in Out [sic] Community" No date

Box 26, Folder 29

"Vikings. Goddesses and Gay Activists" circa 1990-1997

Box 26, Folder 30

"The Way We Were: Jim Kepner" 1994

Box 26, Folder 31

"What Do Homosexuals Want?" circa 1970-1980

Box 26, Folder 32

"What Happened to All Last Year?" circa 1966

Box 26, Folder 33

"What is Christopher Street West?...and how did it get that way?" circa 1975-1985

Box 26, Folder 34

"What is Natural?" circa 1970-1980

Box 26, Folder 35

"What is the Gay Movement After?" No date

Box 26, Folder 36

"What is This Thing Called the Gay Community?" No date

Box 26, Folder 37

"What Took Us So Long to Get to Stonewall?" No date

Box 26, Folder 38

"When Did Gays Start?" circa 1990-1997

Box 26, Folder 39

"When the Beat Died" circa 1990-1997

Box 26, Folder 40

"Where We Came From--or, Was There Gay Life Before 1880?" No date

Box 26, Folder 41

"Who Founded America's Gay Movement?" circa 1970-1980

Box 26, Folder 42

"Who Are We? Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?" No date

Box 26, Folder 43

"Why the History and Purposes" circa 1975-1985

Box 26, Folder 44

"Witch-Hunting Gays in America or: A Tale of Several Cities or: The Goat in the Wilderness" No date

Box 26, Folder 45

"The Women of ONE" circa 1995

Box 26, Folder 46

Untitled gay and lesbian guidebook circa 1955-1965

Box 27, Folder 3-5

Untitled or incomplete manuscripts circa 1950-1997

Physical Description: [3 oversize folders]
Box 27, Folder 6

Publicity material for Kepner's writings circa 1975-1997

Box 27, Folder 7-12

Research circa 1950-1980

Physical Description: [6 folders]
Box 27, Folder 7

Annotated clippings 1973-1976

Box 27, Folder 8-11

Clippings for research circa 1950-1980

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 27, Folder 12

Brittanica Library research 1953-1974

 

Pursuit & Symposium Series 4. 1965-1969

Series Scope and Contents

This series comprises manuscripts, correspondence, publicity material, financial records, distribution records and notes related to Pursuit & Symposium (1966-1967), a "homophile" magazine created, edited and published by Kepner. Kepner wrote much of the material for Pursuit & Symposium. However, due to financial problems, he discontinued publication after two issues.
Box 28, Folder 1

Pursuit & Symposium, first and second issue 1966-1967

Box 28, Folder 2

Advertisements 1965-1967

Box 28, Folder 15

Correspondence 1966-1972

Box 28, Folder 3

Form letters and mailers circa 1965-1970

Box 28, Folder 4

Ideas, notes and resource material circa 1963-1966

Box 28, Folder 5-6

Manuscripts circa 1965-1967

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 28, Folder 7

Manuscripts, issue #1 1965-1966

Box 28, Folder 8

Manuscripts, issue #2 1966-1967

Box 28, Folder 9-11

Material for page layouts circa 1965-1970

Physical Description: [3 folders]
General Physical Description note: 4 photographs: b&w.
Box 28, Folder 12-13

Subscriptions and distribution 1965-1967

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 28, Folder 14

Paste-ups and photocopies 1966

Physical Description: [2 folders]
 

Science fiction Series 5. 1934-1985

Arrangement

Materials created by Kepner are grouped by specific science fiction fan club at the beginning of the series. The remaining materials are arranged alphabetically.

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises science fiction magazines, meeting minutes, correspondence, notes, manuscripts and other publications related to Jim Kepner's participation in science fiction fan clubs and collectives, such as the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, the Golden Gate Futurian Society, and the Fantasy Amateur Press Association. Often writing under the nickname "Jike," Kepner published or contributed to several science fiction fan magazines and newsletters, including Toward Tomorrow, Western Star, Shangri-l'Affairs, The F.A. Lean, and Midge. This series also includes material from prominent science fiction writer and collector, Forrest J. Ackerman. Note that additional correspondence between Kepner and other science fiction fan club members can be found in Series 8: Correspondence.
Box 29, Folder 1

Manuscripts by Kepner for science fiction fan publications circa 1943-1975

Box 29, Folder 2

Notes and ideas for science fiction circa 1940-1955

Box 29, Folder 3

Science fiction fan magazines with contributions by or about Kepner circa 1940-1950

Box 29, Folder 4-8

Fantasy Amateur Press Association (FAPA) 1943-1948

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 29, Folder 4

The F.A. Lean circa 1944

Box 29, Folder 5

FEN 1943

Box 29, Folder 6-8

Toward Tomorrow 1944

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 29, Folder 9

Toward Yesterday 1943

Box 29, Folder 10

Other FAPA publications, A-Z 1943-1948

Box 29, Folder 11-15

Golden Gate Futurian Society (GGFS) 1943-1952

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 29, Folder 11

Minutes and correspondence 1943-1950

Box 29, Folder 12

"History of GGFS" 1948-1952

Box 29, Folder 13

Renascence [sic] 1950

Box 29, Folder 14-15

Western Star 1950

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 29, Folder 16-18

Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) 1940-1985

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 31, Folder 1-2

Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) 1940-1985

Physical Description: [2 oversize folders]
Box 29, Folder 16

Minutes and correspondence 1943

Box 29, Folder 17

Manuscripts and correspondence circa 1980-1985

Box 29, Folder 18

Other LASFS publications and flyers circa 1940-1985

Box 31, Folder 1-2

Shangri-l'Affairs (Kepner contributor) 1942-1946

Physical Description: [2 oversize folders]
Box 29, Folder 19

Midge by Jike 1944

Box 30, Folder 1

A-Z 1934-1969

Box 30, Folder 2-3

Ackerman, Forrest J. 1946-1965

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 30, Folder 2

"I Bequeath to the Fantasy Foundation" 1946

Box 30, Folder 3

"Myrtle Rebecca Douglas, an Appreciation" 1965

Box 30, Folder 4

"Astronomical art" circa 1940-1950

Box 30, Folder 5

Elves', Gnomes' and Little Men's Science-Fiction Chowder and Marching Society. Rhodomagnetic Digest 1950-1951

Box 30, Folder 6

Fan magazine covers circa 1940-1955

Box 30, Folder 7

Fancyclopedia, by John Bristol Speer 1944

Box 30, Folder 8

Fanews 1946

Box 30, Folder 9

Fanslants 1943-1944

Box 30, Folder 10

Fantasy Advertizer (later renamed Science-Fiction Advertizer) 1948-1953

Box 31, Folder 3

Fantasy Fiction Field News Weekly 1940-1943

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 30, Folder 11

Mercury circa 1940-1942

Box 30, Folder 12

National Fantasy Fan Federation. Newsletters and booklet, "What is Science Fiction Fandom?" circa 1945-1960

Box 30, Folder 13

Portland Science-Fantasy Society. The Fanscient 1949-1950

Box 30, Folder 14

The Rogue's Gallery circa 1940-1950

Box 30, Folder 15

Science fiction and fantasy conventions materials 1946-1984

Box 30, Folder 16

Science fiction organization flyers circa 1935-1950

Box 30, Folder 17

Scientifantasy 1948-1949

Box 31, Folder 4

Vom 1942

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 30, Folder 18

Le Zombie 1942-1943

 

Other writings Series 6. 1944-1997

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises writings by Kepner that are not directly related to science fiction or gay and lesbian history. It is divided into three subseries: (6.1) Fiction, (6.2) Poetry and (6.3) Erotica.
 

Fiction Subseries 6.1. 1949-1995

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises Kepner's fiction manuscripts, notes, correspondence, and one published book, The House That Found a Home.
Box 32, Folder 1

Notes for fictional writings circa 1950-1979

Box 32, Folder 2

Speedwrite (free association writings) 1950-1955

Box 32, Folder 3

Short stories, A-Z No date

Box 32, Folder 4

"Approaching the Unconscious," by Francis Leach No date

Box 32, Folder 5

"The Blasted Dream" notes circa 1950-1955

Box 32, Folder 6

Book of Jasher circa 1949-1959

Box 32, Folder 7-8

Book of Jasher 1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 32, Folder 9

"Elmer" No date

Box 32, Folder 10

"Exodus Music for Miss Baggett" No date

Box 32, Folder 11

"My Grandmother's Clock & the Black-eyed Peas" No date

Box 32, Folder 12

"A Home for My House, Part One" circa 1964-1968

Box 32, Folder 13-14, 22

The House That Found a Home 1971

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 32, Folder 13

Book 1971

Box 32, Folder 14

Manuscript circa 1971

Box 32, Folder 22

Publication material and correspondence 1971

Physical Description: [1 oversize folder]
Box 32, Folder 15

"Lengthened Shadow" notes 1950

Box 32, Folder 16

"The Lonely Season" script circa 1970-1980

Box 32, Folder 17

"The Road to Beulah Land" No date

Box 32, Folder 18

"Strangers to Myself" No date

Box 32, Folder 19

"Til the Sun Shines, Nehle" No date

Box 32, Folder 20

"The Wave and the Wall" No date

Box 32, Folder 21

Unidentified manuscript with chapter notes circa 1950-1955

 

Poetry Subseries 6.2. 1944-1996

Subseries Scope and Content

This series comprises manuscripts and self-published books of Jim Kepner's collections of poetry.
Box 33, Folder 12

"Changeling (or Was the Oleander Blooming?)" circa 1960-1980

Box 33, Folder 1

"Embers and Ashes" 1990

Box 33, Folder 2

Filial Vignettes: In Memory of My Father 1990

Box 33, Folder 3-4

In a Changing Voice: Verses Including Juvenilia circa 1985-1996

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 33, Folder 5

"Picket Lines" 1990

Box 33, Folder 6

"Poems" No date

Box 33, Folder 7

Sappho: the Magazine of Modern Verse, with poem contributed by Kepner No date

Box 33, Folder 8

Songs for Sorrow and Beauty 1944-1963

Box 33, Folder 9-10

"Verse" circa 1990-1996

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 33, Folder 11

"Other Verse" circa 1990-1996

 

Erotica Subseries 6.3. circa 1950-1997

Subseries Scope and Content

This series comprises published magazines and manuscripts of gay men's erotica. It includes numerous manuscripts of erotica written by Kepner--often under the pseudonyms Lyn Pedersen, Frank Golovitz and Jack Muller--and published by William Sheffler. This series also includes manuscripts co-written with William Seagle (Richard Manbow, pseudonym).
Box 34, Folder 1-3

Published 1970-1979

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 34, Folder 1

Hard? A Pictorial and Literary Study circa 1970-1979

Box 34, Folder 2

Kepner Omnibus 1975

Box 34, Folder 3

Six, by Jim Kepner 1975

Box 34, Folder 4-12

Sheffler manuscripts circa 1969-1979

Physical Description: [9 folders]
Box 34, Folder 4

"69 Sunset Strip" circa 1969-1979

Box 34, Folder 5

"David" series circa 1969-1979

Box 34, Folder 6

[Heterosexual] stories 1973

Box 34, Folder 7

Transvestite article 1972

Box 34, Folder 8-11

Fiction circa 1969-1979

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 34, Folder 12

Non-fiction circa 1971-1975

Box 34, Folder 13

A-Z circa 1969-1979

Box 35, Folder 1

"…Nor Iron Bars a Cage," by Kepner circa 1990-1995

Box 35, Folder 2

"Odysseus on 29th Street, a novel," by Jack Muller No date

Box 35, Folder 3

"Penile Colony, a novel," by Lyn Pedersen No date

Box 35, Folder 4

"Rememberance of Three Dogs" circa 1950

Box 35, Folder 5

"Swing Adviser" circa 1970-1980

Box 35, Folder 6

"Taking Tony's Tail, a novel," by Frank Golovitz No date

Box 35, Folder 7-8

"This Meat is Property, a novel," by Lyn Pedersen No date

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 35, Folder 9

"To Be a Slave" circa 1990-1997

Box 35, Folder 10-13

Richard Manbow (pseudonym for William Seagle), co-author No date

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 35, Folder 10

"Carbon Copy," by Richard Manbow No date

Box 35, Folder 11-12

"The Gay Sunset," by Richard Manbow and Lyn Pedersen No date

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 35, Folder 13

Correspondence regarding "The Grey Shadows," by Richard Manbow No date

Box 35, Folder 14

"Two-Way, Three-Way, Four Way..., a novel," by Richard Manbow (William Seagle) and Lyn Pedersen (James Kepner) No date

 

Journals, notebooks and notes Series 7. 1935-1997

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises journals, notebooks, note cards, and miscellaneous notes by Jim Kepner. It should be noted that the content for the bulk of these materials includes, but is not limited to, meeting minutes for variety of gay and lesbian organizations and committees; notes on gay and lesbian history; notes on Kepner's personal life; short fiction and poetry; educational class notes; and notes regarding Kepner's International Gay and Lesbian Archive (IGLA).

Arrangement

Notebooks have been numbered and are arranged chronologically.
Box 36, Folder 1

Diaries, journal pages and short stories circa 1935-1955

Box 36, Folder 2-5

Diary and journal pages 1939-1990

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 36, Folder 6

Dream record 1943-1957

Box 36, Folder 7-29

Notebooks 1957-1997

Physical Description: [23 folders]
Box 37, Folder 1-39

Notebooks 1957-1997

Physical Description: [39 folders]
Box 38, Folder 1-29

Notebooks 1957-1997

Physical Description: [29 folders]
Box 36, Folder 7

# 01: "Literature; III-A; homophobia and anti-semitism" 1957-1958

Scope and Contents note

ONE Homophile Studies class notes; literature notes; Bill's (Dorr Legg) lectures; ONE; notes on homosexuality; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 8

# 02: "IX-A; Antropology" 1957-1960

Scope and Contents note

ONE Homophile Studies class notes; Bill's (Dorr Legg) first anthropology session; ONE classes notes; ONE corporation meeting notes.
Box 36, Folder 9

# 03 1960

Scope and Contents note

UCLA Philosophy of Religion class notes; psychology notes.
Box 36, Folder 10

# 04 circa 1960-1970

Scope and Contents note

Citizen News column; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 11

# 05: "Pursuit; religion" circa 1960-1970

Scope and Contents note

Consultation on religion and the homophile; philosophies on homosexuality; ONE notes; ideas for an unidentified organization; Pursuit & Symposium notes; fictional stories notes; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 12

# 06 circa 1960-1970

Scope and Contents note

Mattachine meeting notes; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 13

# 07 circa 1960-1970

Scope and Contents note

Notes on Kepner's writings; Arabic notes.
Box 36, Folder 14

# 08 circa 1960-1970

Scope and Contents note

Poetry; notes on American society; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 15

# 09 circa 1960-1970

Scope and Contents note

Theology and religion; unidentified committee meeting notes; "What is the Homophile Movement?"; Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH) retreat meeting notes; gay and lesbian history and experience notes; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 16

# 10 circa 1960-1970

Scope and Contents note

"What Do Homosexuals Want?" notes; unidentified meeting notes; gay and lesbian identity and history notes; Tangents meeting; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 17

# 11 1965

Scope and Contents note

Travel notes; New York Mattachine Society meeting; ONE meetings; ONE's Midwinter Institute; notes on "camp"; Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH) meetings; PRIDE (Personal Rights in Defense and Education) meeting; notes on "hemp"; notes on "dianetics"; Pursuit & Symposium; gay and lesbian history; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 18

# 12 circa 1965-1980

Scope and Contents note

Advocate notes; unidentified meeting notes; Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) notes; NLSU notes; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 19

# 13 circa 1965-1980

Scope and Contents note

Community guild notes; National Gay Archives (NGA) First Tuesday notes; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 20

# 14 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) notes; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 21

# 15 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) notes; unidentified book or manuscript notes; gay and lesbian history and biographies; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 22

# 16 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Goals of movement; Gay Community Services Center (GCSC) notes; unidentified Board meeting; PRIDE (Personal Rights in Defense and Education); gay and lesbian history; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 23

# 17 circa 1965-1980

Scope and Contents note

Notes on the Boston Globe; Pat Rocco and SPREE (Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts); Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH).
Box 36, Folder 24

# 18 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Notes on theology and religion; Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH); ONE; gay and lesbian history notes.
Box 36, Folder 25

# 19 circa 1965-1980

Scope and Contents note

ONE notes; Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) notes; Log Cabin notes; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 26

# 20 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Playboy letter; gay and lesbian history notes; ONE Midwinter Institute; Advocate; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 27

# 21 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Personal Rights in Defense and Education (PRIDE) notes; Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH); Tavern Guild; unidentified meeting notes.
Box 36, Folder 28

# 22 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Personal Rights in Defense and Education (PRIDE) notes; personal notes.
Box 36, Folder 29

# 23 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Pursuit & Symposium; gay and lesbian history; Advocate notes; National and Western conferences of homophile organizations; Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH).
Box 37, Folder 1

# 24 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Republican task force meeting notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 2

# 25 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Southern California Council on Religion and the Homophile (SC-CRH) meetings; ONE meetings; "HX [homosexual] and Negro Liberation"; 4th International Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) convention; Gay Community Services Center (GCSC) notes; Society for Individual Rights (SIR) panel; "Toujours"; gay theology; gay and lesbian history; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 3

# 26 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Stevenson meeting; Advocate notes; "Angles on the News"; ONE; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 4

# 27 circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified interview notes; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 5

# 28: "Gay Lib" circa 1965-1975

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified meeting notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 6

# 29 1969

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; Tangents group meeting; bibliographic notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 7

# 30 1969

Scope and Contents note

Homosexuality and the law; Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts (SPREE) and Pat Rocco board meeting; gay and lesbian history notes.
Box 37, Folder 8

# 31 1969

Scope and Contents note

Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) notes; unidentified meeting notes; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 9

# 32 1969

Scope and Contents note

Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts (SPREE) and Pat Rocco board meeting; Committee for Homosexual Law Reform (CHLR) meeting; Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH) meeting; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 10

# 33 1969-1970

Scope and Contents note

ONE Institute session and panel notes; first Gay Liberation meetings; Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH) meetings; SPREE Board meetings; gay and lesbian history; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 11

# 34 1969-1970

Scope and Contents note

Trial on Scotty vs. Tom Russell notes.
Box 37, Folder 12

# 35 1970

Scope and Contents note

Adam magazine; first gay meeting; unidentified meeting notes; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 13

# 36 1970

Scope and Contents note

"Angles on the News" notes; homosexuality and education notes; Gay Liberation Front (GLF) meetings; Survival Committee; Gay liberation committee on publications; Fun and finance committee; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 14

# 37 1970

Scope and Contents note

"Angles on the News" notes; SPREE and Pat Rocco notes; Metropolitan Community Church (MCC); gay liberation committee meeting; Gay Liberation Front; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 15

# 38 1970

Scope and Contents note

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) meetings; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 16

# 39 1970

Scope and Contents note

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) meetings; Society of David meeting; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 17

# 40 1970

Scope and Contents note

Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) service; Gay Liberation Front (GLF) meeting; Advocate meeting; Gay Community Services Center (GCSC) meetings; Alpine legal committee meeting; Society for Individual Rights (SIR); personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 18

# 41 1970-1971

Scope and Contents note

"Angles on the News" notes; meeting of resolutions committee; meeting the Troy and Cliff; Gay Community Alliance (GCA); Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts (SPREE) and Pat Rocco meeting; Gay Liberation Front (GLF); Metropolitan Community Church (MCC); Tangents meeting; notes on session of aversion therapy; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 19

# 42 1970-1971

Scope and Contents note

Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) congregational meeting; "Angles on the News" notes; Christopher Street West (CSW) meeting; Los Angeles Community College notes; Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH) notes; ONE notes.
Box 37, Folder 20

# 43 circa 1970

Scope and Contents note

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) meetings; Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts (SPREE) meeting; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 21

# 44 circa 1970-1980

Scope and Contents note

Advocate notes; ONE board meeting notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 22

# 45 circa 1970-1980

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 23

# 46 circa 1970-1980

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history, theory and politics.
Box 37, Folder 24

# 47 circa 1970-1980

Scope and Contents note

Gay Community Services Center (GCSC) meetings; gay and lesbian history notes; unidentified volunteer lists.
Box 37, Folder 25

# 48 circa 1970-1980

Scope and Contents note

In Touch article notes; unidentified articles; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 26

# 49 circa 1970-1980

Scope and Contents note

Poetry; unidentified committee meeting; gay radio and IMRU meeting.
Box 37, Folder 27

# 50 circa 1970-1980

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified meeting notes; SPREE and Pat Rocco meeting; L.A. Movin' notes; Metropolitan Community Church (MCC); first new meeting of the Community Guild; "Angles on the News" notes; ONE trustees board meeting; American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Gay Rights Chapter; gay and lesbian history notes.
Box 37, Folder 28

# 51 1971

Scope and Contents note

Gay Community Alliance (GCA) meeting; gay and lesbian history.
Box 37, Folder 29

# 52 1971

Scope and Contents note

Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) meeting; Advocate meetings; SPREE Pat Rocco board meeting; Gay Community Services Center (GCSC) meetings; Society for Individual Rights (SIR).
Box 37, Folder 30

# 53 1971

Scope and Contents note

Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 31

# 54 1971

Scope and Contents note

Sacred Heart Church San Francisco; SPREE and Pat Rocco board meeting; Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) meeting; gay and lesbian history notes.
Box 37, Folder 32

# 55 1971-1972

Scope and Contents note

Gay Community Alliance (GCA) meetings; education and the gay community; religion; Christmas; Metropolitan Community Church (MCC); SPREE and Pat Rocco board meeting; ONE board meetings; Jeanne Cordova at Bob's class; gay and lesbian history; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 33

# 56 1971-1977

Scope and Contents note

Dignity meeting; Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) meetings; Gay Liberation Front (GLF) meeting; meeting in Mayor's office; International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 34

# 57 1975-1980

Scope and Contents note

SPREE and Pat Rocco board meeting; Metropolitan Community Church (MCC); International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; Lincoln Republican Club; Gay Pride Week; Entertainment West meeting; Stonewall Democratic Club; Christopher Street West (CSW) meeting; gay and lesbian history; gay and lesbian studies notes.
Box 37, Folder 35

# 58 circa 1975-1985

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified book or manuscript notes; gay and lesbian history; Gay Academic Union presentation at ONE; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 36

# 59 1976

Scope and Contents note

Mayor's breakfast; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 37

# 60 1976-1977

Scope and Contents note

Community guild banquet; Christopher Street West (CSW) meetings; Gay Community Services Center (GCSC) meetings; unidentified meeting notes.
Box 37, Folder 38

# 61 1977

Scope and Contents note

Christopher Street West (CSW) meeting; personal notes.
Box 37, Folder 39

# 62 1977

Scope and Contents note

International Gay and Lesbian Archive (IGLA) notes; ONE Trustees board meeting notes; gay and lesbian history notes.
Box 38, Folder 1

# 63 1978

Scope and Contents note

Los Angeles 200 [Bicentennial] Committee meeting notes; unidentified meetings; Gay Community Alliance (GCA) press conference; science fiction; gay and lesbian history; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 2

# 64 1978-1980

Scope and Contents note

LA Movin' meeting; International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) First Tuesday event; Los Angeles 200 [Bicentennial] committee meeting; Gay Academic Union (GAU) meeting.
Box 38, Folder 3

# 65 1979

Scope and Contents note

LA Bicentennial committee meeting; "We Are Everywhere" (Amnesty International) meeting; ONE Trustees meeting; ACLU-GRC meeting; "Gay Spirit"; Don's class; First Tuesday (International Gay and Lesbian Archives); gay history; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 4

# 66 1980

Scope and Contents note

Final session on androgyny; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 5

# 67 1980

Scope and Contents note

ONE Midwinter Institute; International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; March for Lesbian and Gay Rights meeting; speech given at unidentified benefit event; Stonewall Democratic Club; MECLA breakfast.
Box 38, Folder 6

# 68 circa 1980-1990

Scope and Contents note

Gay Academic Union (GAU) meeting notes; International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; gay and lesbian history notes.
Box 38, Folder 7

# 69 circa 1980-1990

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; gay and lesbian literature symposium at UCLA notes;
Box 38, Folder 8

# 70 circa 1980-1990

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 9

# 71 circa 1980-1990

Scope and Contents note

International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA); music; first meeting of the March on Washington.
Box 38, Folder 10

# 72 circa 1980-1990

Scope and Contents note

Notes on fundraising; International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 11

# 73 circa 1980-1995

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified conference and meeting notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 12

# 74 circa 1980-1997

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 13

# 75 1981-1982

Scope and Contents note

International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA); SNAA presentation; Gay Academic Union (GAU); personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 14

# 76 1981-1982

Scope and Contents note

Lesbians in history; International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) meeting notes; notes on politics; mailimg list; gay and lesbian history and identity notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 15

# 77 1984

Scope and Contents note

International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; Dan White crisis meeting; gay and lesbian history notes; Los Angeles City Council meeting; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 16

# 78 1984

Scope and Contents note

International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; Republican outreach committee;
Box 38, Folder 17

# 79 circa 1984

Scope and Contents note

Alcoholism Center for Women (ACW) notes; GOP [Republican party] and the gay vote; gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 18

# 80 1990

Scope and Contents note

American Historical Association (AHA) gay history sessions; mailing list; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 19

# 81 circa 1990-1997

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified conference or workshop notes; schedule and daily journal; International Gay & Lesbian Archives (IGLA) mailing lists and notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 20

# 82 1994

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; biographical information; last will and testament.
Box 38, Folder 21

# 83 1997

Scope and Contents note

ONE institute / International Gay and Lesbian Archives (IGLA) notes; library committee reports; Long Beach pride notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 22

# 84 No date

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes.
Box 38, Folder 23

# 85 No date

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 24

# 86 No date

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 25

# 87 No date

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; unidentified meeting notes.
Box 38, Folder 26

# 88 No date

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian identity notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 27

# 89 No date

Scope and Contents note

Left-Right Liberterian conference; gay and lesbian history notes.
Box 38, Folder 28

# 90 No date

Scope and Contents note

Unidentified meeting notes; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 29

# 91 No date

Scope and Contents note

Gay and lesbian history notes; writings; personal notes.
Box 38, Folder 30

Homophile encyclopedia notes No date

Box 38, Folder 31

Notes found in books 1963-1993

Box 39, Folder 1-8

General handwritten notes circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [8 folders]
Box 40, Folder 1-8

General handwritten notes circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [8 folders]
Box 41

Notecards No date

 

Correspondence Series 8. 1936-1997

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises Kepner's personal correspondence. It includes a selection of correspondence that Kepner photocopied and arranged in chronological order.

Arrangement

A photocopied portion of this series is grouped at the beginning of the series and arranged chronologically. The original correspondence is arranged alphabetically by last name.
Box 42, Folder 1-5

Photocopied correspondence 1936-1979

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 42, Folder 1

1936-1949

Box 42, Folder 2

1950-1956

Box 42, Folder 3

1957-1961

Box 42, Folder 4

1962-1968

Box 42, Folder 5

1969-1979

Box 42, Folder 6

Mailers from Kepner circa 1940-1997

Box 42, Folder 7

"Mexican correspondence" circa 1940-1997

Box 42, Folder 8

"Publishers correspondence" circa 1940-1997

Box 42, Folder 9

Unidentified correspondence circa 1940-1997

Box 43, Folder 1-9

A-D circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [9 folders]
Box 44, Folder 1-9

E-K circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [9 folders]
Box 45, Folder 1-9

L-R circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [9 folders]
Box 46, Folder 1-11

S-Z circa 1940-1997

Physical Description: [11 folders]
Box 47, Folder 1

Ackerman, Forrest J. 1942-1966

Box 47, Folder 2

Anger, Kenneth 1988-1997

Box 47, Folder 3

Barker, Elver (Carl B. Harding, pseudonym) 1959-1997

Box 47, Folder 4-5

Barr, James (Fugate) 1954-1957

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 47, Folder 6

Barr, James (Fugate) and Ross Puryear 1956-1960

Box 47, Folder 7

Burk, Bois 1960-1978

Box 47, Folder 8

Coger, Dal 1944-1994

Box 47, Folder 9

Coldwell, Eugenia 1943-1947

Box 47, Folder 10

Cooper, Ted and Scott Ballard 1951-1957

Box 47, Folder 11

Corbin, Joan 1961-1963

Box 47, Folder 12

Crawford, Ted 1944-1945

Box 47, Folder 13

Eller, John 1973-1975

General Physical Description note: 6 photographs: b&w, col.
Box 47, Folder 14

Fortier, Joe 1942-1945

Box 47, Folder 15

Freeland, David 1938-1950

Box 47, Folder 16

Ginsburg, Steve 1968-1974

Box 47, Folder 17

Gray, Chuck 1948-1966

Box 48, Folder 1

Gunnison, Foster 1961-1973

Box 48, Folder 2-7

Hanson, Craig 1962-1986

Physical Description: [6 folders]
Box 49, Folder 1-2

Hay, Harry 1960-1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 49, Folder 3

Hiller, Kurt 1966

Box 49, Folder 4

Jaffee, Florence (Conrad) 1961-1969

Box 49, Folder 5

Jones, Clinton 1971-1978

Box 49, Folder 6

Joquel, Art 1945

Box 49, Folder 7-8

Jordan, Wally 1942-1972

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 49, Folder 9

Jung, Rudy (Burkhart) 1954-1961

Box 49, Folder 10

Kameny, Frank 1994

Box 49, Folder 11

Katz, Jonathan 1974-1979

Box 49, Folder 12-18

Kepner family 1939-1995

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 49, Folder 12-13

Kepner, James L., Sr. 1940-1965

Physical Description: [2 folders]
General Physical Description note: 4 photographs : b&w.
Box 49, Folder 14

Kepner, Mary C. 1944-1949

Box 49, Folder 15

McCollum, Ella Nora (Kepner) 1943-1995

Box 49, Folder 16

Meloy, Ida 1939-1946

Box 49, Folder 17

Yanez, Barbara 1974

Box 49, Folder 18

Kepner's aunts and uncles 1940-1956

Box 50, Folder 1

Kight, Morris 1967-1996

Box 50, Folder 2

Kleinschmidt, H.M. (J.D. Mercer, pseudonym) 1969-1972

Box 50, Folder 3

Landfried, Paul 1953

Box 50, Folder 4

Lawrence, Leo 1969-1981

Box 50, Folder 5

Levin, Jim 1976-1981

Box 50, Folder 6

Mariah, Paul 1965-1983

Box 50, Folder 7

Marshall, Tom 1957-1978

Box 50, Folder 8

Martin, Chuck 1953-1971

Box 50, Folder 9

Martin, Del (and Phyllis Lyon) 1959-1997

Box 50, Folder 10

Meeker, George 1943

Box 50, Folder 11

Moffatt, Len 1942-1944

Box 50, Folder 12

Murley, Jay 1972-1994

Box 50, Folder 13

Murphy, Cronan 1966

Box 50, Folder 13

Osgood, Jim (Bradford) 1973-1978

Box 50, Folder 15

Otis, Harry (pseudonym for Shelton Dewey) 1964-1977

Box 50, Folder 16

Perdue, Betty (Geraldine Jackson, pseudonym) 1956-1990

General Physical Description note: 2 photographs: b&w, col.
Box 50, Folder 17

Phillips, Ralph Rayburn 1943-1945

Box 50, Folder 18

Pliura, Vito 1987-1989

Box 51, Folder 1

Ritzmans 1937-1940

Box 51, Folder 2

Rowland, Chuck 1955-1989

Box 51, Folder 3

Saha, Art 1943-1949

Box 51, Folder 4

Sampson, Chet 1968-1973

Box 51, Folder 5

Scofield, Stewart 1979

Box 51, Folder 6

Seale, Jim 1985

Box 51, Folder 7

Sears, James T. 1993-1997

Box 51, Folder 8

Selwyn, Herb 1953-1972

Box 51, Folder 9

Shapiro, Allen 1965-1966

Box 51, Folder 10

Sinatra, Steven 1969

Box 51, Folder 11

Slater, Don 1955-1989

Box 51, Folder 12

Speer, Jack 1944-1945

Box 51, Folder 13

Taylor, Benedict (Ben) 1953-1978

Box 51, Folder 14

Taylor, Tedford 1966-1980

Box 51, Folder 15

Teal, Don 1970

Box 51, Folder 16

Thompson, Merritt Moore 1956-1969

Box 51, Folder 17

Townsend, Prescott 1960-1961

Box 51, Folder 18

Traynor, Brian ("Mother Boats") 1970-1996

Box 51, Folder 19

Tucker, Bob 1945-1950

Box 51, Folder 20

Warman, Don 1973

Box 51, Folder 21

Watson, Bill 1944

Box 51, Folder 22

White, Ralph 1960-1989

Box 51, Folder 23

Whitelaw, Bern 1957-1959

Box 51, Folder 24

Wilimczyk, Frank 1948-1949

Box 51, Folder 25

Wollheim, Donald A. 1943-1965

Box 51, Folder 26

Worthy, Eleanor 1936-1939

Box 51, Folder 27

Wright, Tom 1942-1951

 

Gay and lesbian studies and activism Series 9. 1953-1997

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of materials related to Kepner's participation in the development of gay and lesbian studies as well as his activism and involvement in numerous gay and lesbian and political organizations. It is divided into two subseries: (9.1) Gay and lesbian studies and (9.2) Activism and other organizations.
 

Gay and lesbian studies Subseries 9.1. 1955-1997

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises educational course materials, flyers, correspondence, notes, speech and presentation manuscripts, and other material related to Kepner's involvement in the development of gay and lesbian studies and history. It includes materials from the first "homophile" studies classes conducted by ONE, Inc., as well as gay studies classes taught by Kepner at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the Gay Community Services Center. This series also includes materials documenting Kepner's many presentations and lectures on gay and lesbian history.

Arrangement

This subseries is arranged chronologically.
Box 52, Folder 1-10

ONE Institute: Education Division. Homophile studies class notebooks 1955-1965

Physical Description: [10 folders]
Box 52, Folder 1-2

Biology; anthropology circa 1955-1965

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 52, Folder 3-4

History circa 1955-1965

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 52, Folder 5-6

Law; religion; philosophy 1956

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 52, Folder 7-8

Psychology; literature 1964-1965

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 52, Folder 9

Sociology 1956

Box 52, Folder 10

Class notes circa 1955-1965

Box 53, Folder 1-7

Gay and lesbian studies courses taught by Kepner 1960-1984

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 53, Folder 1

Course outlines and notes circa 1965-1980

Box 53, Folder 2

Course material on ethics and religion circa 1960-1975

Box 53, Folder 3

Course material on National Association for Sexual Research (NASR) and Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) circa 1960-1975

Box 53, Folder 4

Gay Community Services Center (GCSC). Gay and lesbian history class 1979

Box 53, Folder 5

ONE in Long Beach. Gay history class 1984

Box 53, Folder 6-7

UCLA Experimental College classes 1974-1975

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 53, Folder 8-15

Speaking engagements and presentations 1960-1997

Physical Description: [8 folders]
Box 53, Folder 8-9

Flyers, correspondence and clippings circa 1960-1997

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 53, Folder 10

Speech and presentation manuscripts circa 1965-1995

Box 53, Folder 11

"Archiving Gay Literature," speech given at Out Write '92 1992

Box 53, Folder 12

"The Gay Movement: Theories of History" speech manuscript 1988

Box 53, Folder 13

ONE presentations and lectures circa 1965-1990

Box 53, Folder 14

"Progress and Goals of America's Gay Movement" speech manuscript 1993-1995

Box 53, Folder 15

"Twenty-Five Years After Stonewall" speech manuscript 1994

 

Activism and other organizations Subseries 9.2. 1945-1997

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises organizational records, meeting minutes and notes, correspondence, flyers, and other material related to Kepner's involvement in numerous gay and lesbian organizations and political committees. Note that additional notes for many of these organizations can also be found in Series 7: Journals, notebooks and notes. Also, materials documenting Kepner's contributions to ONE publications can also be found in Subseries 3.4: Published and submitted articles.

Arrangement

This subseries is arranged alphabetically by organization or committee name.
Box 54, Folder 1

American Association for the Advancement and Defense of Homophile Society 1968

Box 54, Folder 2

American Youth for Democracy No date

Box 54, Folder 3

Apollo Exploration Society 1969

Box 54, Folder 4

Bachelor's League of America 1953

Box 54, Folder 5

California Committee for [Homosexual] Sexual Law Reform (CHLR) 1970-1973

Box 54, Folder 6

California Equal Rights Conference, Fresno, California August 1975

Box 54, Folder 7

Celebration Theatre 1986-1992

Box 54, Folder 8

Christopher Street West (CSW) Los Angeles gay pride parade 1970-1974

Box 54, Folder 9

Coalition for Human Rights No date

Box 54, Folder 10

Coors Boycott Committee 1978

Box 54, Folder 11-14

Council on Religion and the Homophile (CRH) 1966-1977

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 54, Folder 11

Meeting notes 1968-1977

Box 54, Folder 12

General 1968-1971

Box 54, Folder 13

Concern correspondence 1966-1969

Box 54, Folder 14

Concern editorial material circa 1966-1969

Box 54, Folder 15

Daughters of Bilitis (DOB) No date

Box 54, Folder 16

Democratic National Platform Committee 1972

Box 54, Folder 17

Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee 1979-1980

Box 54, Folder 18

Ed Edelman campaign committee 1974

Box 54, Folder 19

Focus (Orange County) circa 1970

Box 54, Folder 20

Gay Academic Union (GAU) 1980

Box 54, Folder 21

Gay Activist Alliance (GAA) No date

Box 54, Folder 22

Gay Community Alliance (GCA) 1971-1972

Box 54, Folder 23

Gay Community Services Center (GCSC) 1971-1991

Box 54, Folder 24

Gay-ins manuscripts and notes 1969-1971

Box 54, Folder 25

Gay Liberation Front (GLF) 1970

Box 54, Folder 26

Harvey Milk and George Moscone Memorial 1978

Box 54, Folder 27

Homophile Effort for Legal Protection, Inc. (HELP) 1973

Box 54, Folder 28

Hollywood Bowl event planning 1977

Box 54, Folder 29-30

IMRU, a Gay Radio Collective 1975-1977

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 54, Folder 29

General circa 1975-1977

Box 54, Folder 30

"Quotations from Chief Ed" 1976

Box 54, Folder 31

Institute for the Study of Human Resources (ISHR) 1972

Box 54, Folder 32

International Association of Lesbian/Gay Pride Coordinators (InterPride) 1990

Box 54, Folder 33

Kalos Kagathos Foundation 1970-1997

Box 54, Folder 34

Lambda Democratic Club 1976

Box 54, Folder 35

Log Cabin Club No date

Box 54, Folder 36

Los Angeles 200 [Bicentennial] Committee 1978-1979

Box 55, Folder 1

Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations 1984

Box 55, Folder 2

Los Angeles Liaison Committee, Southern California Homophile Organizations 1966-1968

Box 55, Folder 3

Los Angeles Metropolitan Area Council on Police-Community Relations 1975

Box 55, Folder 4

March Committee on Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) No date

Box 55, Folder 5

March on Washington. California Regional Conference 1987

Box 55, Folder 6

March on Washington 1993

Box 55, Folder 7

Mattachine Society 1954-1957

Box 55, Folder 8

Mattachine Society. Educational Department (Elver Barker) 1958-1960

Box 55, Folder 9

Metropolitan Community Church 1970-1976

Box 55, Folder 10

National Planning Conference of Homophile Organizations 1967

Box 55, Folder 11

North American Conference of Homophile Organizations (NACHO) 1967-1972

Box 55, Folder 13-17

ONE, Incorporated 1953-1994

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 55, Folder 13

Meeting notes 1958-1994

Box 55, Folder 14

Correspondence 1953-1972

Box 55, Folder 15

Lectures and Midwinter Institute notes circa 1971-1982

Box 55, Folder 16

Manuscripts and notes No date

Box 55, Folder 17

General 1958-1977

Box 56, Folder 1

Personal Rights in Defense and Education (PRIDE) 1966-1968

Box 56, Folder 2

Police-community relations meetings and correspondence 1970-1980

Box 56, Folder 3

Radical Zionist Union 1970

Box 56, Folder 4

Sacramento State College. A Symposium: The Gay Scene 1971

Box 56, Folder 5

San Francisco Homophile League 1967-1971

Box 56, Folder 6

Society of David 1970-1971

Box 56, Folder 7

Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts (SPREE) 1970

Box 56, Folder 8

Soup kitchen planning meeting 1978

Box 56, Folder 9-11

Southwestern Regional Conference of Gay Organizations 1972

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 56, Folder 9

Bakersfield, California 1972

Box 56, Folder 10

Sacramento, California 1972

Box 56, Folder 11

San Diego, California 1972

Box 56, Folder 12

Stonewall Democratic Club 1977

Box 56, Folder 13

Tavern Guild No date

Box 56, Folder 14

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) circa 1970-1980

Box 56, Folder 15-19

Western Regional Conference on Homophile Organizations 1967-1970

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 56, Folder 15-17

General 1967-1970

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 56, Folder 18

San Francisco, California 1967-1969

Box 56, Folder 19

Seattle, Washington 1967

Box 56, Folder 20

Westlake Communist Club 1945

Box 56, Folder 21

Zero to Success 1974-1976

Box 56, Folder 22

Unidentified march committee meeting 1980

Box 56, Folder 23

Unidentified meeting notes and memoranda 1966-1978

 

Photographs Series 10. circa 1930-1995

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises photographs and photocopy images from Kepner's personal life. In particular, it includes several photographs of Kepner himself; Kepner at science fiction fan gatherings; and Kepner's sister, Ella Nora McCollum, and her family.
Box 57

Jim Kepner circa 1940-1997

General Physical Description note: 9 photographs: b&w, col.

Scope and Contents note

Includes a photo by Lee Mason of Jim Kepner at an unidentified demonstration, or "zap," at the Millennium Biltmore in Los Angeles. Also includes a photo by Robert Giard.
Box 57

Jim Kepner with other individuals circa 1940-1997

General Physical Description note: 10 photographs: b&w, col.

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of Jim Kepner with Morris Kight, Justin Smith, Frank Vel, Harvey Fierstein, SPREE models, Barbara Gittings, Harry Hay and other unidentified individuals. Includes photograph by Jolene Schwab.
Box 57

Jim Kepner with other individuals (photocopies and reproductions) circa 1970-1990

Scope and Contents note

Images of Jim Kepner with Tom Bradley, Jean Tretter, Troy Perry and Ed Edelman.
Box 57

Jim Kepner at home in University of Southern California residential housing circa 1995

General Physical Description note: 5 photographs: col.
Box 57

Jim Kepner's house on Baxter Street No date

General Physical Description note: 1 photograph: b&w.

Scope and Contents note

Exterior shot of Baxter Street house.
Box 57

Jim Kepner with science fiction fan groups and gatherings circa 1940-1955

General Physical Description note: 66 photographs: b&w.

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of Jim Kepner, Forrest J. Ackerman, Francis Laney, Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, Arden Benson, Sam Russell, Virginia Laney, Vic Clark, Walter J. Daugherty, Myrtle R. Douglas, Meho[sic] Burn, Mel Brown, Julie Borg, Ed Chamberlain, and Art Joquel. Includes photographs by Walter Dunkelberger.
Box 57

Ella Nora (Kepner) McCollum wedding No date

General Physical Description note: 14 photographs: b&w.
Box 57

Ella Nora (Kepner) McCollum and family circa 1930-1980

General Physical Description note: 26 photographs: b&w, col.

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of Jim Kepner's sister, Ella Nora, as well as her daughters, Barbara and Mary.
 

Computer disks Series 11. 1983-1997

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises 333 floppy disks (5 1/4 in.), 234 diskettes (3 1/2 in.), 1 "zip" disk, and 4 compact discs (CD). The description for the content of the computer disks to be supplied.
Box 58-59

3 1/2 inch floppy diskettes circa 1992-1997

Box 60-61

5 1/4 inch floppy disks circa 1983-1992

Box 61

Zip disk and compact discs 1995-2010

 

Awards, clothing and memorabilia Series 12. circa 1970-1997

Series Scope and Content

This series comprises award plaques, clothing, and other memorabilia. Included are Kepner's personalized shirts with the words "Gay Activist Since 1943."
 

Awards and recognitions 1978-1994

Envelope 65, Item 2

[Los Angeles] Mayor's (Tom Bradley) Certificate of Appreciation April 24, 1978

Box 62, Item 1

Special Award Jim Kepner, Z.T.S. '79 1979

Box 62, Item 2

Jim Kepner is hereby presented the Man of the Year Award for outstanding contributions to the gay community, by Christopher Street West (CSW) Los Angeles 1980

Box 62, Item 3

Presented to Jim Kepner, Founder and Curator of the National Gay Archives, from the Tenth Imperial Court of Los Angeles 1980

Box 62, Item 4

Jim Kepner is hereby presented the Harvey Milk Award for outstanding constributions to the gay community, by Christopher Street West Los Angeles October 1, 1983

Box 64, Item 1

Romaine Brooks Award Jim Kepner; Whitman-Brooks November 1983

Box 62, Item 5

Humanitarian of the Year Award to Jim Kepner; Valley Business Alliance January 14, 1985

Box 62, Item 6

Pridefest Lifetime Achievement Award Gratefully Presented to James Kepner by the Wisconsin Gay and Lesbian Community June 12, 1994

Box 67, Item 7

Jim Kepner: In greatful acknowledgement for all you have done in the true spirit of Frogs International; Bazillio and George No date

 

Clothing and textiles No dates

Box 66, Item 1-2

[Front] "Jim Kepner: writer, teacher, archivist, activist;" [back] "Gay Activist Since 1943" No date

General Physical Description note: 2 shirts.
Box 66, Item 3-4

[Back] "Gay Activist Since 1943" No date

General Physical Description note: 2 shirts.
Box 66, Item 5

"Monitor: Christopher Street West/Los Angeles" No date

General Physical Description note: 1 baseball cap.
Box 67, Item 1-2

Men's jumpsuit No date

General Physical Description note: 1 white jumpsuit + 1 blue jumpsuit.
Box 67, Item 3-4

Men's leisure suit No date

General Physical Description note: 1 blue jacket + 1 blue pants.
Box 66, Item 6

Polka dot hat No date

General Physical Description note: 1 hat.
 

Memorabilia No date

Box 63, Item 1

Deputy Sheriff star badge No date

General Physical Description note: 1 metal badge.
Box 63, Item 2

Jim CSW '75 1975

General Physical Description note: 1 ceramic cup.
Box 63, Item 3-4

Necklaces No date

General Physical Description note: 2 necklaces.
Box 63, Item 5-7

Necktie clips No date

General Physical Description note: 3 necktie clips.
Box 64, Item 2

"Kepner - Odegaard" sign No date

Box 64, Item 3

Printing block with Arabic text No date

Box 63, Item 8

"Presented to Jim Kepner, Thank you for your love, support and friendship; Tony & Hazel" metal cup November 20, 1980

General Physical Description note: 1 metal cup.
Box 63, Item 9

"Property of Jim Kepner; Do Not Remove From This Room" stamp No date

General Physical Description note: 1 rubber stamp.
Box 63, Item 10

Rabbit carved from soapstone No date