William Bacon Blossom drawings

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2021


Descriptive Summary

Title: William Bacon Blossom drawings
Dates: 1993
Collection Number: 1995-25
Creator/Collector:
Extent: .05 linear feet
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: Three drawings by San Francisco-based landscape architect and ACT UP Golden Gate member William Bacon "Bill" Blossom, who died of AIDS on February 14, 1995.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

William Bacon Blossom drawings. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Gerard Koskovich on December 3, 1995.

Scope and Content of Collection

Three drawings by San Francisco-based landscape architect and ACT UP Golden Gate member William Bacon "Bill" Blossom, who died of AIDS on February 14, 1995. Two preliminary color sketches on tissue paper of landscape plans for the rear patio at Red Dora's Café and Kiki Gallery. Site plan on vellum of the Castro and Market area as it appeared in 1989, prepared as an exhibit for Bringardner v. Cairns, a lawsuit resulting from the October 6, 1989, Castro Sweep police riot. GSSO linked terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000521; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000521

Indexing Terms

Architecture
AIDS (disease)
Gay men