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Found 12 collections related to Gays' writings, American

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Brass, Perry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 373
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Perry Brass, author and playwright, was born (Sept. 15, 1947) in Savannah, Georgia. He attended high school there and afterwards studied fine arts (for one year) at the University of Georgia. From 1965 to 1968 he was employed in the advertising... more
Cohen, Aaron, 1936?-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 587
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Cohen (1936?-1989) was an American dancer, actor, stage manager, and teacher of stage movement and creative writing. He died of AIDS-related causes in 1989. Collection consists of typescripts and computer print-outs of Cohen's poems, many... more
Johnson, Arthur J., 1955-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1569
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Arthur J. Johnson (1955- ) is a Washington, D.C. writer of fiction whose pen name is "Julian". Collection consists of Johnson's literary manuscripts and related materials. Writings reflect his experiences as an African-American gay man.
Blackwell, Billy Wilder
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 310
1.4 linear feet (1 carton, 1 box)
Theatrical director. The papers consist of scrapbooks of clippings from the gay, underground and mainstream press and production scripts of one- and two-act plays. Included are scripts of "Prisoner of Love" by Richard Hall; "Bill and William" by... more
International Gay Information Center
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2017
208.5 linear feet (135 cartons, 103 boxes)
The collection documents the gay liberation movement in New York City and America from the 1950s to the 1980s. Included are records of the Gay Activists Alliance, the Gay Alliance of Brooklyn, Gay Switchboard of New York, the Mattachine Society... more
Staggs, Sam
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2857
4.02 linear feet (8 boxes)
Magazine editor. Editor-in-chief (1982-1984) of Modernismo Publications, Ltd. publishers of MANDATE, HONCHO, and PLAYGUY, popular men's magazines. The papers include correspondence, make-up sheets, tear sheets, and photographs. The correspondence... more
Russo, Vito
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2654
13.19 linear feet (36 boxes); 1.41 Megabytes (249 computer files); 230 audio files, 19 video files
The papers reflect Russo's personal life and career as a writer, lecturer, film historian, and gay rights and AIDS activist. They include correspondence, journals, appointment books, writings by and about Russo, electronic records, photographs,... more
Plant, Richard, 1910-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4374
The Richard Plant Papers document the literary activity and academic career of the author and educator best known for his book The Pink Triangle (1986), a study of the persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany. The... more
Donaldson, Stephen, 1946-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 824
The Stephen Donaldson Papers document the varied career and tumultuous personal history of the writer and activist. The date span of the papers is 1965-1998. They include manuscripts, typescripts, and publication tearsheets of Donaldson's... more
Strong, Lester Q
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2909
11 linear feet (21 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
The papers include correspondence, writings, and audiovisual materials which reflect Lester Strong's personal life and his career as writer and documenter of gay culture. Included is a collection of his family's World War II papers
Christopher Street That New Magazine
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 541
6.05 linear feet (8 boxes)
Christopher Street That New Magazine, Inc. (later That New Magazine, Inc.) was founded in New York City in 1976 by Charles Ortleb for the purpose of publishing CHRISTOPHER STREET (subtitled THAT NEW MAGAZINE), a monthly literary magazine for the... more
Porczak, Walter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2457
3.56 linear feet (7 boxes)
Engineer and playwright born in Brooklyn, New York. His first professional play, "The Soft-Core Kid", was written in collaboration with Frank Hogan. It was produced (1976) at the Glines, a center for the encouragement of gay arts and culture in... more