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Fantasia Fair and Other Transgender Events Collection
2006-41  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Fantasia Fair and Other Transgender Events Collection
    Dates: 1990s-2000s
    Collection Number: 2006-41
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .5 linear feet (one document box)
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: Fantasia Fair is a conference for transgender and gender-nonconforming people. The collection consists of ephemera from Fantasia Fair and similar transgender events nationwide, including photographs, fliers, newsletters, buttons, and pamphlets.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright to material has not been transferred to the GLBT Historical Society. All requests for reproductions and/or permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the GLBT Historical Society Archivist. Permission for reproductions and/or permission to publish or quote from material is given on behalf of the GLBT Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Fantasia Fair and Other Transgender Events Collection. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was donated to the GLBT Historical Society by an unknown person before 2006.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Fantasia Fair is a conference for transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Founded in 1975, the Fair originally positioned itself as an event for cross-dressers, but its scope expanded to keep pace with the changing understanding of gender-nonconforming expression.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of ephemera from Fantasia Fair and similar transgender events nationwide, including photographs, fliers, newsletters, small publications, buttons, and pamphlets. The other events include International Foundation for Gender Education conventions, the Southern Comfort Conference, Tri-Ess Holiday En Femme, and Atlanta Pride. This collection’s origins are unknown, but it appears to represent a regular conference attendee’s personal memorabilia.

    Indexing Terms

    Transgender people

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