1958 journal

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GLBT Historical Society
989 Market Street, Lower Level
San Francisco, California 94103
(415) 777-5455
reference@glbthistory.org
http://www.glbthistory.org/
2020


Descriptive Summary

Title: 1958 journal
Dates: 1958
Collection Number: 2018-66
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 1 folder
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: Typed, bound journal dated January 1, 1958-August 1, 1958. The provenance of the journal is unknown; it was found in a free book box near Alcatraz Avenue and Regent Street in Berkeley, CA by the donor. The journal appears to be the diary of a gay man in the San Francisco Bay Area. Entries reference bars and businesses he frequented, his work in a library, his relationships, current events, bathhouses, sexual encounters, meals he cooked, etc.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research. Due to lack of provenance and 3rd party privacy concerns, journal is not open for duplication (including personal digital photographs) or digitization. Use or copying of full names from the journal is restricted.

Preferred Citation

1958 journal. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Rebecca Olson, October 2018. Journal was found in a free book box. Donor has no knowledge of or relationship to the unknown writer.

Scope and Content of Collection

Typed, bound journal dated January 1, 1958-August 1, 1958. The provenance of the journal is unknown; it was found in a free book box near Alcatraz Avenue and Regent Street in Berkeley, CA by the donor. The journal appears to be the diary of a gay man in the San Francisco Bay Area. Entries reference bars and businesses he frequented, his work in a library, his relationships, current events, bathhouses, sexual encounters, meals he cooked, etc.

Indexing Terms

Gay men--California--San Francisco.