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Drag Performance and Cross-Dressing Resources Collection
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Scope and Contents
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  • Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
    Title: Drag Performance and Cross-Dressing Resources Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2021.031
    Physical Description: 1 box (33 items)
    Date (inclusive): 1972, 1973, 1980, 1981, 1990, 1993-1997, 2000-2005
    Language of Material: English .

    Conditions Governing Access

    There are no access restrictions on this collection.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    For information about citing archival material, see the Citations for Archival Material  guide, or consult the appropriate style manual.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains event flyers, programs, postcards, and ticket stubs mostly related to drag performance events, as well as a few flyers regarding cross-dressing support services. Included is material related to San Francisco's Imperial Court and founder, Jose Sarria- Empress I; Shirley Empress de San Francisco III; Collette LeGrande, Countess of San Francisco; Cockatielia for Empress; Angelina Josephina Manicotti for Grand Duchess; and others; as well as two postcards and a flyer related to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc.; and material for other events.

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    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Drag queens
    Drag performance
    San Francisco (Calif.)