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Jesse Deane papers and photographs

Call Number: GEN MSS 1588
Scope and Contents

The Jesse Deane papers and photographs contains correspondence, photographs, negatives, film, videocassettes, printed material, personal papers, artwork and other material by or relating to physique model, photographer, and gay pornographic actor Jesse Deane. Of note is a photographic album and slides that document Fire Island, N.Y. in the 1960s.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Boxes 30-37 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Consult Access Services for further information.

Conditions Governing Use

The Jesse Dean papers and photographs is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Bolerium Books on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2013.


Organized into five series: I. Photographs, circa 1940s-2000s. II. Audiovisual, 1958-1992. III. Correspondence, 1951 - 2009. IV. Personal papers, 1961-2001. V. Printed material, 1950 - 2013.

1940 - 2013
23.75 Linear Feet (50 boxes)
Related Names
Deane, Jesse
Language of Materials