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Finding Aid to the William Capobianco Papers, 1947-1992 Coll2013.102
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Personal papers Series 1. 1947-1992

Scope and Contents

Materials document Capobianco's personal life and history. The correspondence documents Capobianco's ties to gay friends, especially in New York, and his relationships with his mother and sister. There are newspapers, theater programs and diplomas from schools that Capobianco attended. There are fliers and photographs relating to the store LA Leathers and other gay establishments. Medical records document the care he received from 1991-1992 for AIDS-related illness.

Arrangement

The series begins with correspondence. Remaining folders are arranged chronologically.
Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence, Joe Callahan 1979-1985

General Physical Description note: 2 color photographs, 1 black nylon stocking.
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, David Sherlock 1983-1992

Box 1, Folder 3-5

Correspondence, general 1978-1992

Physical Description: [3 folders]
General Physical Description note: 12 color photographs.
Box 1, Folder 6-7

Correspondence, greeting cards 1978-1992

Physical Description: [2 folders]
General Physical Description note: 6 color photographs.
Box 1, Folder 8

Birth certificate and passports 1947, 1978, 1990

Box 1, Folder 9

Elementary school diploma 1960

Box 1, Folder 10

Oedipus the King, prompt script circa 1960-1964

Box 1, Folder 11

West Side Story screenplay 1963

Box 3, Folder 1

Red Owl, St. John's Prep 1963-1964

Box 1, Folder 12

Commencement, St. John's Prep 1964

Box 1, Folder 13

The Torch, St. John's University 1964

Box 1, Folder 14

Transcripts, St. John's University 1964

Box 1, Folder 15

College theater programs circa 1964-1969

General Physical Description note: 2 black & white 8x10 photographs.
Box 1, Folder 16

St. John's University diploma 1969

Box 1, Folder 17

Luis Rivera Dance Company 1978

Box 1, Folder 18

Fashion Panic circa 1978-1982

Box 1, Folder 19

Art show and theater programs circa 1980-1990

Box 1, Folder 20

Newspaper clippings circa 1980-1981, 1988

Box 1, Folder 21

Goals and to-do lists 1981

Box 1, Folder 22

Bill collections circa 1982-1983, 1987

Box 1, Folder 23

Obituaries, memorial services 1985-1992

General Physical Description note: 2 color photographs.
Box 1, Folder 24

Los Angeles Unified contracts 1990

Box 1, Folder 25

Hollywood Community Hospital 1991

Box 1, Folder 26

Midway Hospital 1991-1992

Box 1, Folder 27

Progressive Nursing Service 1991-1992

Box 1, Folder 28

Critical Care America 1991-1992

Box 1, Folder 29-30

Blue Shield of California 1991-1992

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 1, Folder 31

Medical tests and bills 1992

Box 1, Folder 32

Ultimate Home Care 1992

Box 3, Folder 11

Photographs circa 1953-1992

General Physical Description note: Negatives, 14 black & white photographs, 161 color photographs, and 16 color slides.

Scope and Contents

Includes photos from Capobianco's school-age years, family photos, pictures of stores Fashion Panic and LA Leathers, images of the damage to LA Leathers from a tropical storm, and unlabeled photos of friends.
 

Screenplays and writings Series 2. circa 1960-1992

Scope and Contents

The series includes final drafts for the screenplays Tenebrae (unknown year) and Medea (1978), as well as drafts of other screenplays, such as Body Talk, Windows on the Square and Angelcake. There are short stories and notebooks filled with various writing and drafts.

Arrangement

The series is arranged in the following order: copyrights, notebooks, poetry, short stories and screenplays.
Box 2, Folder 3

Copyright and Writers Guild 1977, 1981

Box 2, Folder 9-15

Notebooks #1-7 undated

Physical Description: [7 folders]
Box 3, Folder 5

Notebooks, loose pages undated

Box 3, Folder 4

Poetry and incomplete manuscripts undated

Box 3, Folder 2

Adriana short story undated

Box 3, Folder 3

Capt. Thomas Webb short story undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Rriverratzz or The Last Novel of the Seventies short story undated

Box 3, Folder 8

The Somewhere Over the Rainbow Whip Co. short story undated

Box 2, Folder 16

Streetlife: '56 short story undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Angelcake screenplay undated

Box 2, Folder 2

Body Talk screenplay and notes undated

Box 2, Folder 5-6

Eatz or Love on the Menu screenplay undated

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 2, Folder 7-8

Medea screenplay 1977-1978

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

The Divine Medea 1978

Box 3, Folder 6

Medea, production contract 1977-1978

Box 2, Folder 17

Tenebrae screenplay undated

Box 3, Folder 9-10

Windows on the Square screenplay undated

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 2, Folder 18

Untitled screenplay undated