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Daniel Curzon Papers, 1974-1986 Coll2011.031*
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  • Title: Daniel Curzon Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.031*
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Container: 1
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear foot. [1 folder]
    Date (inclusive): 1974-1986
    Abstract: 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.
    creator: Curzon, Daniel

    Biographical Note

    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 University, Fresno.


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    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding publication and use restrictions.

    Acquisition Information

    Some of these materials were sent from Daniel Curzon to the International Gay & Lesbian Archives, circa 1984.

    Preferred Citation

    Daniel Curzon Papers, Coll2011-031, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

    Processing Information

    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
    Gays' writings
    Homosexuality and literature