LGBTQIA Realia Collection

Finding aid created by James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center staff using RecordEXPRESS
San Francisco Public Library. James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, California 94102
(415) 557-4567
info@sfpl.org
http://sfpl.org/gaylesbian
2016


Descriptive Summary

Title: LGBTQIA Realia Collection
Dates: 1970s-1991, undated
Collection Number: GLC 119
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 3 boxes (1 cubic foot, 2 flat oversized)
Repository: San Francisco Public Library. James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center
San Francisco, California 94102
Abstract: The collection contains objects with LGBTQIA subject matter and intended for the LGBTQIA community, or with a connection to an event, organization, or business.
Language of Material: English

Access

The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.

Preferred Citation

LGBTQIA Realia Collection. San Francisco Public Library. James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains objects with LGBTQIA subject matter and intended for the LGBTQIA community, or with a connection to an event, organization, or business. The objects include: matchbooks from a variety of San Francisco venues over the years, buttons and lapel pins, a Gay Bob Doll, a towel from Dave's Baths (451 Washington St.), an Artemis Cafe mug (23rd & Valencia), Brew Q (Queer Beer) ephemera, the games Gay Trivia and Gay Monopoly, and a Gay Pride! jigsaw puzzle.

Indexing Terms

Gay wit and humor.
Puzzles.
Dolls.
Monopoly (Game).
Board games.