Scope and Contents
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
50.34 Linear Feet (271 boxes)
Language of Materials
Robert Giard (1939-2002)
This collection is comprised of material formerly classed as: Uncat MSS 765 and Uncat MSS 1274. Various acquisitions associated with the collection have not been merged and organized as a whole. Each acquisition is described separately in the contents list below, according to month and year of acquisition.
The finding aid for this collection is compiled from individual preliminary lists for each acquisition that were created at or around the time of receipt by the library. The preliminary lists were migrated to comply with current archival descriptive standards and merged into a single file in 2007-2008. As part of the migration, modifications were made to the formatting of individual lists; however, the content of the lists was neither modified nor verified. Box 271 contains print-outs of original inventories of 16" x 20" photographs. These inventories contain detailed information not found in this finding aid and originate from a data export of a FileMaker Pro Database acquired with the collection.
As a rule, descriptive information found in the Collection Contents section is drawn in large part from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Gay authors -- United States -- Portraits
- Giard, Robert
- LGBTQ resource
- Lesbian authors -- United States -- Portraits
- Older women -- United States -- Portraits
- Photographers -- United States -- 20th Century
- Photographers -- United States -- Archives
- Photographic prints
- Thanks Be to Grandmother Winifred Foundation
- Guide to the Robert Giard Papers
- by Andrea Benefiel and Molly Wheeler
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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