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Finding Aid to the John Thompson Photo Shoot Album, circa 1975-1985 Coll2014.012
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  • Processing Information
  • Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: John Thompson photo shoot album
    creator: Thompson, John
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2014.012
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet 20 black-and-white photographic prints, 10 color negatives, and clippings
    Date (inclusive): circa 1975-1985
    Abstract: Photograph album consisting of nude images of model John Thompson from a photo shoot on the beach, circa 1975-1985.
    Container: 1
    Container: 1

    Scope and Contents

    Photograph album consisting of nude images of model John Thompson from a photo shoot on the beach, circa 1975-1985. Includes 20 black-and-white photographic prints and 10 color negatives. The photographer is unidentified. Also includes clippings from John Thompson's appearance in Playgirl and the Groovy Guy competition.

    Biographical / Historical

    John Thompson was born in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1943. He received a degree in fine arts from Willington Polytechnic College and a diploma from the Advertising Institute of Australia. Thereafter, he moved to California and began a career in modeling.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries 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.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2014.

    Acquisition

    Date and method of acquisition unknown.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] John Thompson Photo Shoot Album, Coll2014-112, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Erotica
    Photography of the nude
    Photographs
    Thompson, John