Scope and Content
Title: Daniel Curzon Papers
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.031*
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material:
0.1 linear foot.
Date (inclusive): 1974-1986
Clippings, correspondence, publicity, articles, book reviews, interviews, flyers, and photographs documenting literary activities
of gay novelist, playwright, journalist, and scholar, Daniel Curzon. The emphasis of the collection is on the critical reception
of novels published by Curzon, 1974-1986.
Daniel Curzon is the pseudonym of author Daniel P. Brown, born in 1938 in Litchfield, Illinois. He is a novelist, journalist
and playwright whose fictional work often concerns gay protagonists struggling to cope within an environment defined by the
hostility of anti-gay social entities and instititions. Before retiring he taught writing and literature at California State
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Some of these materials were sent from Daniel Curzon to the International Gay & Lesbian Archives, circa 1984.
Daniel Curzon Papers, Coll2011-031, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were
given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.
Scope and Content
Clippings, correspondence, publicity, articles, book reviews, interview, flyers, and photographs, documenting literary activities
of writer Daniel Curzon, a novelist, playwright, journalist and scholar whose work has largely focused on gay-oriented themes.
The emphasis of the collection is on the critical reception of novels published by Curzon, 1974-1986; the collection also
includes correspondence to Jim Kepner.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Gays in literature
Homosexuality and literature