Ramon Contreras photograph albums and scrapbooks

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2021


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