Matt Reyburn collection of erotic stories

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2021


Descriptive Summary

Title: Matt Reyburn collection of erotic stories
Dates: circa 1968-1989
Collection Number: 2000-54
Creator/Collector: Reyburn, Matt
Extent: 1.6 linear feet
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: This is an organized collection of 275 hand-typed (or copies of typed) erotic stories that were distributed and read by men. Most are about homosexual encounters but there are also some meant to appeal to heterosexual men. The stories are arranged alphabetically by title (titles are on the outside of folders/envelopes), and there are some duplicates.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Matt Reyburn collection of erotic stories . GLBT Historical Society

Scope and Content of Collection

This is an organized collection of 275 hand-typed (or copies of typed) erotic stories that were distributed and read by men. Most are about homosexual encounters but there are also some meant to appeal to heterosexual men. The stories are arranged alphabetically by title (titles are on the outside of folders/envelopes), and there are some duplicates. Reyburn (1925-2000) was born in Kansas City, Missouri and lived in Vancouver for the last 10 years of his life with his companion, Donald Pollock. He was a stock brokerage clerk who enjoyed collecting cut glass and attending auctions. Also includes one box of male erotica 1960s-1970s. GSSO linked terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_003450

Indexing Terms

Erotica
Gay men