Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1834
Call Number: MS 2105
Overview: Michael Antisdale and Mark Melanson, a gay couple, sued the town of West Hartford in 1998 because the town pool only gave discounted “family” rates to heterosexual couples. Five other cohabitating, non-married couples later joined them in the suit. At the time, the town council was Republican in majority. The suit continued until Democrats came into the majority and settled the case in 2002, and the council revised the definition of “family” in West Hartford's recreational facilities policy to...
Dates: 1995-2003 and undated
Call Number: WA MSS S-4483
Scope and Contents: The collection includes correspondence, writings, legal documents, photographs, ephemera, and artwork concerning Jeanne C. Barney, leather culture, and gay rights activism in California, circa 1968-1982. Present are original letters and typescript drafts for Barney’s advice columns, subscription forms and correspondence for the Leather Fraternity, and legal documents concerning Barney’s arrest and trial after the Mark IV raid. Also included are letters from Robert A. Sullivan, who was...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 538
Overview: The papers document the musical theater career of Michael Bennett, spanning the dates 1950 to 1989 (with the bulk of the material spanning 1973 to 1986), and consisting of production files, correspondence, business papers, scripts, printed material, personal papers, audiovisual material, objects and photographs. The papers document the process of writing, choreographing, directing, and marketing Broadway musical productions such as Dreamgirls and A Chorus Line. The papers also document...
Dates: 1950-1989, bulk 1973-1986
Call Number: MS 1977
Overview: The Stephen G. Bickford papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, primarily concerning USAF GLOBE, an organization founded by Bickford to advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender non discrimination for civilians in the Air Force.
Call Number: MS 1974
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence, lectures, research notes, writings (academic and fiction), biographical records, subject files, and memorabilia (including awards and popular press writings about Boswell). The papers document Boswell's personal life, from childhood to adulthood, as well as his professional life as an openly gay professor of history at Yale and pioneering author of two revisionist histories documenting the relationship between gay people and Christianity in the...
Call Number: MS 1840
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notebooks, artwork, photographs, and printed matter which document Louise Bryant's career as a journalist and her personal and family life. The papers contain only a small amount of material about John Reed.
Call Number: GEN MSS 1977
Overview: The Paul Cadmus papers, which span from 1890-2019, contain personal papers and files, correspondence, photographs, artwork, papers of others, artwork, address books, printed matter, and other materials that document the life and work of Paul Cadmus.
Call Number: MS 1857
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1210
Overview: This collection contains writings, photographs, correspondence, journals and other material created by writer, poet, and vicar, Tom Carey. Correspondence and journals contain content related to writers and artists associated with the first and second generations of the New York School, including James Schuyler, Eileen Myles, and John Ashbery.
Dates: circa 1890s-2000s, bulk circa 1960s-2000s
Call Number: MS 1983
Overview: The Carroll Revue was a California-based troupe of female impersonators, founded by drag artist Carroll Wallace in or around 1954, that performed in the United States and abroad. The collection documents the entertainers associated with, and performances staged by, the Revue from approximately 1954 to 1961. The collection is comprised principally of studio photographs, and includes a small amount of printed material consisting of two performance announcements, a brochure, and letter.
Dates: circa 1954-1961
Call Number: MS 2054
Overview: The collection consists of printed material collected by Susan M. Chambre? for her research on AIDS organizations and advocacy. This research was used for a series of articles in professional journals as well as the book Fighting for Our Lives: New York's AIDS Community and the Politics of Disease (Rutgers University Press, 2006). The material includes annual reports, unpublished reports, newsletters, news clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, board minutes and...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 265
Overview: The Elizabeth Jenks Clark Collection of Margaret Anderson contains correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, and other papers of and concerning writer and editor Margaret Anderson. The material documents Anderson's life, work and personal relationships with many noted writers, poets, artists, photographers and performers of the twentieth century, including her close friendships with sculptor Elizabeth Jenks Clark and writer Solita Solano. The papers span the years 1886 to 1998.
Dates: 1914-1998, bulk 1945-1973
Call Number: MS 1907
Overview: The collection consists of interviews and footage of events documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) life in Eastern and Central Europe from the 1992 to 2009. The collection also includes a small amount of printed materials from the countries documented.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 264
Overview: The Christopher Cox Papers consists of the writings, correspondence files, and personal papers of the editor, author, actor, director, and producer Christopher Cox, and of his partner, the art historian William Olander.
Dates: 1927-1990, bulk 1966-1990
Call Number: YCAL MSS 473
Overview: The Louise Crane and Victoria Kent Papers document the personal and professional lives of Louise Crane, Victoria Kent, and Josephine Boardman Crane, and consist of correspondence, subject files, personal papers, financial documents, clippings, photographs, and slides. The papers provide evidence of the Crane family's philanthropic work and involvement in a number of cultural associations, including the China Institute in America, Harpsichord Music Society, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum...
Call Number: MS 1836
Call Number: YCAL MSS 756
Overview: The papers provide insight into the lives and careers of Michael De Lisio, poet and sculptor, and Irving Drutman, a journalist and editor. The papers contain drafts, research notes, and printed versions of De Lisio and Drutman’s writings. Correspondence with various authors, artists, and performers, including Peter Bull, Janet Flanner, Lillian Gish, Ira Gershwin, and Lotte Lenya, also sheds light into their professional lives. De Lisio and Drutman’s artwork, including De Lisio’s sculptures of...
Dates: 1890-2002, bulk 1921-2002
Call Number: GEN MSS 797
Overview: The Tunis F. Dean Papers consist of Dean's correspondence files, some of his business and financial papers, some printed ephemera, fourteen scrapbooks, and a small group of photographs. Series I holds correspondence, both personal and professional, including letters from a number of actors and theater managers, particularly those in the Belasco theater organization. Series II holds a small group of personal papers, including a scrapbook devoted to the death of Dean's mother Catherine. Series...
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.