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Now (Leonard) papers
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  • Biography
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Leonard Now papers
    creator: Now, Leonard
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2014-040
    Physical Description: 0.2 Linear Feet 1 archive carton.
    Date (inclusive): 1977
    Abstract: This collection is comprised of Leonard Now's original screenplays Chief, Dennis, Gold!, and Let Me In!, as well as correspondence, sheet music, lyrics, and audiocassettes, 1977.


    In 1977, Leonard Weinstein changed his professional name to Leonard Now. He was a gay screenwriter in Los Angeles, California.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Leonard Now Papers, Coll2014-040, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Materials in this collection were originally found in sealed registered mail envelopes, dated 1977 and self-addressed by Leonard Weinstein. Collection processed by Cooper Moll, August 2014.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection comprises Leonard Now's four original screenplays, lyrics for a proposed album, correspondence, notes, one b&w photograph, a registration of name change, and audiocassettes, dated from 1977.


    This collection is arranged alphabetically with audiocassettes at the end.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay and lesbian writers
    Gay men's writings
    Now, Leonard