Guide to the Archive of San Francisco Sexual Freedom League material M2695

Gurudarshan Khalsa
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Archive of San Francisco Sexual Freedom League material
source: Alta-Glamour Inc.
Identifier/Call Number: M2695
Physical Description: 1 Linear Feet one manuscript box and one flat box
Date (inclusive): 1965-1974

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of newsletters, journals, publications, magazines, and other materials. The archive includes: 14 issues of Sexual Freedom (first 2 issues as quarterlies, the rest issued monthly, 1969 - 1973); 15 issues of the monthly Newsletter (1969 - 1974); 2 pamphlet publications: Statement of Position (no date); and Love, Inc. Vol II, No. 3 (no date); an issue of Tiger magazine (Summer, 1968), with a 1 page interview with Robert Kerr, regarding the SFL; ACLU News, which has an article on Jefferson Poland and the S.F. State college suspension case regarding the Open Process newspaper; an issue of the East Bay Sexual Freedom League newsletter (ca. 1966); a mimeographed notice (8.5 x 11") listing upcoming SFL events (September, 1965); issue #1 of "In Tight" with a 2 page photo spread: 3 photos from an SFL event; an SFL "Love Thy Neighbor" button; an issue of Screw (No. 97, January 11, 1971 pg. 14): Jim Buckley's interview with Tom Palmer, the Head of the SFL; an issue of Damn Right! It's Dynamite #14 (with a 2 page question and answer article, regarding sex, and the SFL); 2 issues of the San Francisco Ball: #4 (1970) with a 4 page interview with Frank and Margo Rila; and #8, with 1 page interview; 3 mass market paperback: (1) Olympia Press edition of The Records of The San Francisco Sexual Freedom League (1971); (2) The Erotic Crusader (1968); and Outlaws of America (1972). [From dealer description]

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual & born-digital materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

Conditions Governing Use

While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], Archive of San Francisco Sexual Freedom League material (M2695). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, California.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

San Francisco (Calif.) -- History.
Sex -- California -- San Francisco -- 20th century
Sexual Freedom League
East Bay Sexual Freedom League
Sexual Freedom League. San Francisco Chapter
Alta-Glamour Inc.

Box 1, Folder 1

Sexual Freedom events newsletter, Sexual Freedom League of San Francisco 1965

Box 1, Folder 2

National newsletters of the Sexual Freedom League 1969-1974

Box 1, Folder 3

Sexual Freedom League booklets

Box 1, Folder 4

Sexual Freedom League pin

Box 1, Folder 5

The Records of the San Francisco Sexual Freedom League. Herbert Gold, Olympia Press 1971

Box 1, Folder 6

East Bay Sexual Freedom League newsletters 1966

Box 1, Folder 7

Sexual Freedom - quarterly publication, vols. 1 and 2 1969

Box 1, Folder 8

Outlaws of America. Roger Lewis, Penguin Books 1972

Box 1, Folder 9

The Erotic Crusaders. Douglas H. Hamlin 1968

Box 1, Folder 10

American Civil Liberties Union News January, 1968

Box 1, Folder 11

Tiger quarterly 1968

Box 1, Folder 12

In Tight

Box 2

Damn Right - It's Dynamite, No. 14 1974

Box 2

San Francisco Ball, No. 4 and 8

Box 2

Sexual Freedom, Nos. 3-14 1970-1973