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Warner Jepson collection
2013-11  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Warner Jepson collection
    Dates: circa 1950-1971
    Collection Number: 2013-11
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 half manuscript box
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: This collection contains film and photographic materials shot by avant garde composer and photographer Warner Jepson (1930-2011). Jepson lived in San Francisco from 1952 to 2003, when he moved to Sonoma.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Warner Jepson collection. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Kiira Jepson, on behalf of the Estate of Warner Jepson on May 16, 2013.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains film and photographic materials shot by avant garde composer and photographer Warner Jepson (1930-2011). Jepson lived in San Francisco from 1952 to 2003, when he moved to Sonoma. Jepson’s compositions include scores for poet James Broughton’s 1968 film, The Bed, and songs for the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. The collection includes a DVD with color footage of the 1970 San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade and a 1971 performance by Yvonne Rainer at the San Francisco Art Institute; and a CD with black & white and color images of Broughton and filmmaker Stan Brakhage, a Broughton poem and a postcard by Steven Arnold with a Secret Cinema film schedule. There are also black & white portraits of men Jepson took in San Francisco in the 1950s; and photographs and a slide of one of Jepson’s lovers, Peter Maccan. GSSO linked terms; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MESH/D001154; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_008194; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_001021; http://semanticscience.org/resource/SIO_000297

    Indexing Terms

    Photography
    Pride parades
    Motion pictures
    Gay men
    Art