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  • Biographical / Historical
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Separated Materials
  • Related Materials

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Dale Reynolds papers
    creator: Reynolds, Dale, IV (Arthur Dale)
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2015-007
    Physical Description: 4.8 Linear Feet 3 boxes, 1 flat box.
    Date (inclusive): 1974-2011
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, audiocassettes, clippings, administrative records, contracts, publicity material, photographs, and other material, 1974-2011, from film and theater producer, actor, and writer Dale Reynolds. The collection includes documents related to film and theatrical productions that Reynolds produced; research material, recorded interviews, and manuscripts for Reynold's magazine articles covering the entertainment industry and for his published book L.A. Scene; and administrative records for Triangle Square, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing in Hollywood, California.

    Biographical / Historical

    Arthur Dale Reynolds IV was born in Santa Ana, California on February 9, 1944. Reynolds served in the United States Navy and attended US International University in San Diego, California. He worked as a development assistant for Zelda Rubinstein before working as a producer and actor in film and the Los Angeles theater community. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Reynolds also wrote articles on the entertainment industry for numerous gay and lesbian magazines. In 1982, he co-founded the Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists in the Entertainment Industry. As of 2015, Reynolds is a resident of Triangle Square, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing in Hollywood, California.
    Source: [Box 2, Folder 41] Dale Reynolds Papers, Coll2015-007, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    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.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Dale Reynolds, donated on April 6 and October 25, 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Dale Reynolds Papers, Coll2015-007, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama with assistance from Sarah Wilson, March 2015.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection comprises correspondence, writings, audiocassettes, clippings, administrative records, contracts, publicity material, photographs, and other material, 1974-2011, from film and theater producer, actor, and writer Dale Reynolds. The collection includes documents related to film and theatrical productions that Reynolds produced; research material, recorded interviews, and manuscripts for Reynold's magazine articles and published book L.A. Scene; and administrative records for Triangle Square, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing in Hollywood, California. The bulk of the audiocassettes are interviews Reynolds conducted with actors, film directors, and other personalities, and were used for research on magazine articles he wrote covering the entertainment industry.

    Arrangement

    This collection is divided into two series: (Series 1) Personal papers and (Series 2) Audiovisual material.

    Separated Materials

    The following have been separated to the ONE Archives newsletter collection:
    Friends-in-Film News, Serving the Entertainment Industry's Gay & Lesbian Community, No. 1, Vol. 3 (August 1993).
    The Pegasus, Triangle Square Hollywood, Vol. 1, Iss. 2-3 (March-April 2009).
    Senior Services Newsletter, The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Senior Services Department, (May 2010-March 2011).
    Triangle Square Newsletter, (August 2008-July 2011).
    Adored Press Kit (1 DVD) has been separated to the ONE Archives audiovisual collection.

    Related Materials

    Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists Records, Coll2013-005, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
    Performing Arts Collection, Coll2007-016, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Audiocassettes
    Gay actors
    Gay men's writings
    Gay theater
    Gays -- Correspondence
    Motion pictures and gay men
    Older gay men
    Older lesbians
    Reynolds, Dale, IV (Arthur Dale)
    Triangle Square