Larry Townsend (1930-2008) was an American author, gay rights activist, and prominent member of the gay leather and BDSM communities.
He is best known for his writings, both fiction and non-fiction, including
The Leatherman's Handbook,
Run, Little Leather Boy,
Master of Masters,
Tsar!, and many short stories and essays. The collection contains records, correspondence, publishing contracts, drafts and manuscripts,
personal records, art, photography, leather gear and accessories, and ephemera.
Larry Townsend was an American author, gay rights activist, and prominent member of the gay leather and BDSM communities.
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