Scope and Contents
The collection consists of topical files, correspondence, publicity materials, scripts, photographs, audiotapes, memorabilia, and financial files relating to The Glines. The records document the administrative and creative functions of the theater and its role in supporting gay arts and artists and AIDS awareness. The bulk of the records document productions and projects.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by The Glines was transferred to Yale University. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of The Glines, 2008-2016.
The records are arranged by accession.
25.0 Linear Feet (33 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of general files, correspondence, publicity materials, scripts, photographs, audiotapes, memorabilia, and financial files relating to The Glines. The records document the administrative and creative functions of the organization and its role in supporting gay arts and artists and AIDS awareness.
Biographical / Historical
The Glines was founded in 1976 by John Glines, Barry Laine and Jerry Tobin in New York City. The Glines mission is the production and promotion of gay art, including theater, the visual arts, and poetry. The Glines has won numerous creative and community awards. One of its most notable successes was the production of Harvey Fierstein'sTorch Song Trilogy, which won Tony awards for Best Play and Best Actor. Other notable projects include Stamp Out AIDS (1985), a precursor to Broadway Cares: Equity Fights AIDS, and the Gay American Arts Festival.
- Guide to The Glines Records
- Under Revision
- compiled by Mary Caldera and staff of Manuscripts and Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
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