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Finding Aid to the Brian James Miller Papers, 1956-2006 Coll2014.010
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Writings and research 1956-2004

Series Description

This series comprises Miller's writings and research material mostly pertaining to his sociological research on gay men and their interpersonal relationships, 1956-2004.

Arrangement

This series is divided into two subseries, (1.1) Writings and (1.2) Subject files and resource material.
 

Writings Subseries 1.1 1975-2004

Scope and Contents

This subseries comprises book and article manuscripts, clippings, journal articles and reprints, correspondence, and notes written by Brian James Miller, 1975-2004. Included are the mental health advice columns he wrote for Edge Magazine, called "Out for Good"; his graduate theses and published journal articles on topics such as gay fathers, married gay men and lesbian women, and victimization; and drafts for proposed books on gay identity and gay relationships. Note that additional files with annotated manuscript pages from Miller's articles or books may be found in the Subject files and resource material (Subseries 1.2.)

Arrangement

This subseries is arranged alphabetically.
Box 1, Folder 1-13

Advice column, "Out For Good" 1990-1995

Physical Description: [13 folders]
Box 5, Folder 2-9

Advice column, "Out For Good" 1982-1995

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

Beyond the Closet, chapter 1 manuscript undated

Box 1, Folder 14

"The Case of Gay Fathers" 1977-1979

Box 1, Folder 15

"Crimes Against Gays" papers 1980

Box 1, Folder 16

Fathers Who Love Men manuscripts and research material 1979-1980

Box 1, Folder 17

"Gay Men's Relationships with Women" 1980

Box 2, Folder 5

Guidelines and other writings by Brian Miller and Laud Humphreys 1979-1992

Box 1, Folder 18

"Identities in the Emerging Gay Culture" 1989

Box 1, Folder 19-23

Identity Conflict and Resolution: A Social Psychological Model of Gay Familymen's Adaptations 1983

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 1, Folder 24

Loved to Pieces manuscript undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Published journals and reprints 1978-1982

Box 1, Folder 25

Rocking the Cradle and Ruling the World: An Exploratory Study of Sex Role Convergence and Family Patterns in "Who's Who" 1975-1978

Box 2, Folder 1

"Social-Psychological Factors in 'Mixed Marriages': The Case of Lesbians Wed to Heterosexual Males" 1982

Box 2, Folder 2-3

"Wives of Gay Men" manuscripts and research material 1978-1988

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

"Women Who Marry Gay Men" Advocate article and correspondence 1989-1990

Box 2, Folder 7-18

Untitled book chapter manuscripts [draft #1] undated

Physical Description: [12 folders]
Box 2, Folder 19-43

Untitled book chapter manuscripts [draft #2] undated

Physical Description: [25 folders]
Box 3, Folder 8-12

Untitled book chapter manuscripts [draft #3] undated

Physical Description: [5 folders]
Box 3, Folder 1-6

Untitled book manuscripts, sequential pages undated

Physical Description: [6 folders]
Box 3, Folder 13-16

Untitled manuscript pages 1990-2004

Physical Description: [4 folders]
 

Subject files and resource material Subseries 1.2 1956-2004

Scope and Contents

This subseries comprises clippings, photocopied book chapters, journal reprints, manuscripts, conference paper proposals, bibliographies, correpondence, case studies, organization flyers and publicity, newsletters, and other papers collected by Miller, the bulk of which pertain to his research on gay fathers or gay men who are/were married to women, 1956-2004. Some files contain annotated manuscript pages from Miller's articles or books. The files also include Miller's extensive handwritten notes.

Arrangement

This subseries is arranged alphabetically.
Box 5, Folder 10

American Psychiatric Association proposals 1978-1982

Box 5, Folder 11

American Sociological Association proposal 1981-1988

Box 5, Folder 12

Bibliographies 1980

Box 5, Folder 13

Bozett, Frederick 1979-1990

Box 5, Folder 14

Case studies 1977-1982

Box 5, Folder 15-22

Clippings and articles, B-J 1956-1996

Physical Description: [8 folders]
Box 6, Folder 1-10

Clippings and articles, K-W 1959-2000

Physical Description: [10 folders]
Box 6, Folder 11-12

Clippings, gay fathers 1981-1985

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 6, Folder 13-19

Clippings, unsorted 1974-2004

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 3, Folder 17-20

Clippings, unsorted 1982-1990

Physical Description: [4 folders]
Box 6, Folder 20

"Gay Fathers and Social Policy" 1973

Box 3, Folder 21

Gay Fathers of Los Angeles 1982-1997

Box 3, Folder 22-23

Gay Fathers of Toronto 1983-1988

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 6, Folder 21

Gay homicide 1967-1978

Box 3, Folder 24

Gay organization flyers and publicity 1981-1994

Box 3, Folder 25

Gochros, Jean Schaer, "When Husbands Come Out of the Closet" 1982

Box 6, Folder 22

Harry, Joseph, clippings and correspondence undated

Box 8

Index cards, notes circa 1975-1995

Box 6, Folder 23

International Gay Fathers Conference, 6th Annual, Los Angeles, California 1985

Box 3, Folder 26

Manuscripts, unknown authors undated

Box 6, Folder 24

National Gay Task Force, "Anti-Gay/Lesbian Victimization" 1984

Box 7, Folder 1

Newsletters and publications, miscellaneous 1979-1991

Box 7, Folder 2-8

Notes and research articles circa 1970-1990

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 7, Folder 9-10

Ostrow, Daniel, thesis 1977

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 7, Folder 11

Pamphlets and programs 1973-1991

Box 7, Folder 12

Prince, Virginia, Transvestite and His Wife photocopy 1974

Box 7, Folder 13

Question Scale Data Results 1975-1980

Box 7, Folder 14

Sociologists' Gay Caucus 1983-1984

Box 7, Folder 15-19

Veever, J.E. articles and thesis 1972-1979

Physical Description: [5 folders]
 

Personal and professional papers 1974-2006

Series Description

This series comprises correspondence, resumes and curriculum vitae, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Miller's personal life and professional career, 1974-2006. Included are Miller's immigration papers, diplomas, professional certifications, material for a class he taught, and a trophy awarded to Miller in 2006. The correspondence includes letters between Miller and his former mentor and partner, sociologist Laud Humphreys. The photographs, 1976-1979, document Miller, Humphreys, and their friends or family.

Arrangement

Miller's resumes and curriculum vitae is at the beginning of this series. The remaining folders are arranged alphabetically.
Box 4, Folder 1-3

Resume and curriculum vitae 1978-1997

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

California State University, Northridge, Sociology of Homosexuality class materials 1983

Box 5, Folder 1

Clippings about or mentioning Brian James Miller 1975-1988

Box 4, Folder 5-19

Correspondence 1976-2000

Physical Description: [15 folders]
Envelope 9

Diplomas and certificates 1974-1989

Box 4, Folder 20

Humphreys, Laud, interview 2001-2005

Box 4, Folder 21

Immigration papers 1979-1992

Box 3, Item 27

Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association Community Service Award 2006

Box 4, Folder 22

Photograph album 1976-1979

General Physical Description note: 55 photographs: col.
Box 4, Folder 23

Photograph, photocopy undated

 

Audiocassettes and videocassettes (VHS) circa 1977-1990

Series Description

This series comprises 63 audiocassettes and 3 videocassettes (VHS). The bulk of the audiocassettes are interviews Miller conducted for his sociological research regarding gay and lesbian parents and families. Two of the three videocassettes are regarding AIDS issues.

Arrangement

Audiocassettes are at the beginning of this series, followed by videocassettes. They are arranged alphabetically.
Item AC2547

Basker, Robert July 4, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2548

Basker, Robert; Dennis Cox undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2549

Beaudry, Jim; Larry Ross, Drake Hotel during SSSP Convention undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2550

Beaudry, Jim, in press room at American Sociological Association Convention at Chicago Hilton; Stan Valez, at Ralph Neil's apartment in Los Angeles, California 1977-1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2551

Berzon, Betty; Gay Academic Union, developing a gay identity November 1979

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2552

Christie, Hal, in my apartment December 12, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2555

Christie, Hal; Stan Valez undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2553

Coleman, David and Tom undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2556

Copperud, Cathy, at her house in Pomona, California September 26, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2554

Copperud, JoAnn, at her house in Santa Monica January 6, 1979

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2557

Copperud, JoAnn, at her house in Santa Monica January 6, 1979

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2558

Cummings, Don, interviewed in his office at the New York City Stock Exchange July 28, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2559

Cummings, Don, interviewed in his office at the New York City Stock Exchange July 28, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2560

Curtin, Bill, at his house in Edmonton February 9, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2561

Curtin, Bill, at his condominium in Edmonton February 9, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2562

Denton, Dick, at his office in Claremont, California January 17, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2563

Elliott, Dave, at his home in Garden Grove, California January 26, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2564

Elliott, Dave; Mike Finn undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2565

Federico, Ron, in his room at the Hilton in Chicago during the American Sociological Association convention September 8, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2566

Federico, Ron, in his room at the Hilton in Chicago during the American Sociological Association convention; Jim Beaudry in press room at ASA Convention September 8, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2567

Finn, Mike, at his house in Garden Grove, California January 26, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2568

Gumbleton, Dan undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2569

Gumbleton, Dan, at his house in Riverside, California August 1, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2570

Gender identity group talk January 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2571

Gender identity group talk undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2572

Segeshi, Hiro; Hobert, San Francisco meeting April 10, 1980

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2573

Hogan, Bob, in Toronto, at Metropolitian Community Church; Wilf Racer June 11, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2574

Humphreys, Clair; "Wives of Gays" television show undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2575

Humphreys, Nancy, at her house, Claremont, California January 25, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2576

Humphreys, Nancy; Jerry Jordon, his office, Claremont, California January 25, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2603

Jordon, Jerry, his office, Claremont graduate school; Phil, at Bob O'Dell's house in Anaheim, California January 24-25, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2577

Kaiman, Ivan, interview in his office, apartment July 25, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2578

Lee, Bill, Lomitas, California September 15, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2579

Lee, John, at his house, Toronto, Canada January 5, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2580

Lee, Lois, Lomitas, California undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2581

Lynch, Michael, his house January 6, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2582

Malyon, Alan, Gay Academic Union March 1980

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2583

Malyon, Alan, Rochlin, et al., Gay Academic Union November 1979

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2584

McDonald, Elwin, interviewed at his office July 26, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2585

McWhirter, David, and daughter Monica January 19-20, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2586

McWhirter, David; Ribara, Alan, in bedroom of his Laguna Beach house January 17-19 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2587

Miller, Brian, gay fathers, Gay Academic Union undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2588

Mollock, Harvey, in hotel room at the Hilton during Chicago American Sociological Association convention September 7, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2589

Mollock, Harvey, in hotel room at the Hilton during Chicago American Sociological Association convention September 7, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2590

Norton, Dr. Joe, at his house, Albany, New York August 3, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2591

Parker, Kirk, at his house January 16, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2592

Poolman, Bob undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2593

Race, Wilf undated

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2594

Regalato, Leondard, interview at David Regalato's home in Cambridge, Massachusetts July 24, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2595

Ribara, Alan, in bedroom of his Laguna Beach house January 17, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2596

Robinson, Ray May 30, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2597

Robinson, Ray May 30, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2598

Rochlin; depression January 1980

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2600

Schmidt, Dr. John, SSSP Task Force, UCLA Library December 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2599

SGC meeting; Raymond Farden, Chicago August 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2601

Stringfellow, Bud, at his apartment July 25, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2602

Taylor, Frank, interview in his office July 26, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2604

O'Dell, Bob, his house; Phil, at Bob O'Dell's house January 24, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2605

Taylor, Ron Jr., dad's house, Pasadena August 28, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2606

Taylor, Ron, his apartment, Pasadena; Bob O'Dell, his house January 23-24, 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2607

Taylor, Ron, his apartment, Pasadena January 1978

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2608

Whytock, Ray, in apartment above his store December 28-29, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item AC2609

Weiss, Henry, his beach house, Fire Island July 12, 1977

General Physical Description note: 1 audiocassette.
Item VV3081

"Male Couples Facing AIDS"; The Mariposa Foundation circa 1985-1990

General Physical Description note: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Item VV3082

Brian McNaught undated

General Physical Description note: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Item VV3080

"Setting Sexual Limits," LA CARES circa 1985-1990

General Physical Description note: 1 videocassette (VHS).