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Ramon Contreras photograph albums and scrapbooks
2012-09  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ramon Contreras photograph albums and scrapbooks
    Dates: 1968-1994
    Collection Number: 2012-09
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 carton
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: This collection contains personal photograph albums and scrapbooks compiled by longtime San Francisco, Potrero Hill resident Ramon Contreras. Originally from Los Angeles, Contreras (1942-2000) moved to San Francisco in the late 1960s or early 1970s and worked as a court clerk. There are personal photos of close friends, family, parties and camping trips to the Russian River; notes, postcards and a small amount of correspondence; invitations to parties and ephemera. The scrapbooks also contain materials belonging to Contreras’ lover of 10 years, John Fred Boyer, who died in 1991.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Ramon Contreras photograph albums and scrapbooks. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Stephen Bucci on September 17, 2012.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains personal photograph albums and scrapbooks compiled by longtime San Francisco, Potrero Hill resident Ramon Contreras. Originally from Los Angeles, Contreras (1942-2000) moved to San Francisco in the late 1960s or early 1970s and worked as a court clerk. There are personal photos of close friends, family, parties and camping trips to the Russian River; notes, postcards and a small amount of correspondence; invitations to parties and ephemera. The scrapbooks also contain materials belonging to Contreras’ lover of 10 years, John Fred Boyer, who died in 1991. GSSO Linked Terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_001826; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_008194

    Indexing Terms

    Latinos
    Gay men
    Photography