Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 121 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1847
Overview: The Queer Zines, Magazines, and Newspaper Collection includes printed ephemera and publications documenting the development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities in their own voices. Includes mass circulation and small press publications.
Call Number: WA MSS S-2692
Overview: The papers document the life and work of D. Michael Quinn, and include research files, writings, personal correspondence, photographs, and family documents. Research files consist of Quinn's notes, as well as copies and transcripts of primary sources that informed many of Quinn's writings on Mormon history, focusing on Church governance, plural marriage, sexuality and gender relations (especially same-sex relationships), and the involvement of Church members in business and politics. Writings...
Dates: 1910-2019, bulk 1960-2019
Call Number: MS 1849
Overview: The Radical Sex and Leather Collection includes assorted illustrated publications and ephemera, generally produced by the radical sex and leather communities, documenting the development of a wide array of sexual practices, costumes, and communities.
Dates: 1972-1999, bulk 1981-1992
Call Number: MS 2006
Overview: The collection consists of the records of Rainbow Families, a membership advocacy organization for gay and lesbian parents and their families. The records document the organization's efforts to provide support, organization, advocacy, and public education on behalf of gay and lesbian parents and their families, and consist of Board of Directors records, event records, membership records, strategic plans, and quarterly newsletters.
Call Number: MS 1883
Overview: The digital images consist of Cherry Grove celebrities and royalty at various functions, including teas, beauty contests, and the annual Invasion of the Pines. The images are crafted using the digital equivalents of photography, stage makeup, and cosmetic surgery.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1330
Overview: The Kay Ryan papers contains correspondence, writings, artwork, photographs, personal and professional papers, poetry broadsides and other printed material, and audiovisual and computer media documenting the life and career of American poet Kay Ryan. The bulk of the collection consists of individual and collected poems, prose, notes, and journals, as well as correspondence between Ryan and her friends, family, colleagues, publishers, arts organizations such as the Poetry Foundation, and the...
Dates: 1945-2017, bulk 1973-2017
Call Number: GEN MSS 925
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, business and estate records, writings, lectures, and gardening papers. Correspondents include family members such as Lionel Edward Sackville-West, Victoria Sackville, Harold Nicolson, and Nigel Nicolson, and friends and lovers including Rosamund Grosvenor, Hilda Matheson, Gwen St. Aubyn, and Christopher St. John. Writings include typescripts and manuscripts for works including the novels ...
Dates: 1866-2003, bulk 1900-1960
Call Number: MS 1922
Overview: The papers comprise biographical information of Philip M. and Lorna Sarrel; files documenting the establishment of the Young Mothers Program (YMP) at Yale-New Haven Hospital, an outgrowth of the teenage pregnancy clinic; the inclusion of sex education courses in curricula for a New Haven high school and Yale undergraduate and medical students; audiotapes of Sarrel's lectures; films, mostly commercially produced, depicting aspects of human sexuality for the training of college students and...
Dates: 1966-2007, bulk 1966-1980
Call Number: GEN MSS 1515
Content Description: The collection contains drafts and writings from numerous publications by David Sedaris including Holidays on Ice, Me Talk Pretty Someday, Naked, and Calypso, along with correspondence, artist books, diaries, personal papers and notebooks, photographs, press clippings, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to Sedaris' life and work.
Call Number: MS 1908
Overview: The materials comprise correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, printed ephemera, posters, photographs, and play scripts collected by Harold I. Seeley, Jr. that document the activities of the Arts Project of Cherry Grove, as well as the community of Cherry Grove, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) resort community on Fire Island, off the coast of Long Island, New York.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1201
Scope and Contents: The Irene Sharaff Papers, which span from 1934 to 2014, contain artwork, research notes, clippings, and other documentation related to her life and work. Includes drawings and sketches related to Sharaff's most famous work as a costume designer including An American in Paris, The King and I, West Side Story, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.Files from Mai-Mai Sze, Sharaff’s...
Call Number: GEN MSS 1546
Content Description: The papers consist of writings, correspondence, research files, notebooks, printed material, photographs, family papers, and other papers documenting the life and work of Charley Shively. Writings, correspondence, and research files document both Shively's academic work as a historian and his work as a gay rights activist and publisher. Documentation of Shively's work as a publisher includes extensive materials related to the Boston-area gay newspaper Fag Rag, which Shively co-founded,...
Dates: 1900-2013, bulk 1942-2013
Call Number: MS 1897
Overview: The papers document William Silver's personal life, seminary thesis, his application for ordination into the United Presbyterian Church, and his later life in the Cherry Grove community on Fire Island, New York. Particularly well documented is Silver's coming out process and the Presbyterian Church's debate on the ordination of homosexuals in the 1970s. The papers consist of journals, writings, sermons, correspondence, photographs, newsletters and newsletter design files, news clippings, and...
Call Number: GEN MSS 843
Overview: The collection consists of material stemming from Matthew Stadler's activities as an author, editor, and literary organizer, and includes writings, correspondence, business papers, ephemera, journals, teaching material, computer disks, and three laptop computers.
Call Number: GEN MSS 987
Overview: Correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, artwork, research materials, printed materials, and other papers by, to, or related to Samuel Steward. Correspondents include Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, George Platt Lynes, and Thornton Wilder. Writings include drafts of homoerotic novels written under the nom de plume Phil Andros, and a translation of Querelle of Brest by Jean Genet. A focus of the papers is Steward's sexual exploits, which are documented in diaries, photographs, and other...
Call Number: GEN MSS 1781
Overview: The collection consists of direct mail samples, printed material, correspondence, photographs, memorabilia and ephemera, writings, and computer and audiovisual media documenting the work and life of gay rights activist, publisher, and entrepreneur Sean Strub.
Dates: 1908-2015, bulk 1986-2000
Call Number: YCAL MSS 318
Overview: The collection includes correspondence, writings, photographs and printed material that document the life and work of Russian-born painter and set designer Pavel Tchelitchew. Correspondence includes letters between Tchelitchew and Edith Sitwell. Writings include the memoir of Tchelitchew's sister Alexandra Zaousailloff.
Dates: 1907-1971, bulk 1928-1957
Call Number: GEN MSS 1431
Overview: The collection consists of material created and collected by Lisbet Tellefsen. Many of the materials center around the creation of Aché, which was first issued in 1989 as a journal and existed as a collective in the Bay Area until 1994. The rest of the materials generally relate to allied groups and other events that Tellefsen participated in and helped to organize, such as the National Black Gay and Lesbian Conference's Video Project.
Dates: circa 1980 - 2008, bulk 1988-1994
Call Number: MS 1975
Overview: The collection consists of publications authored, compiled by, or edited by Larry Townsend and published by his publishing house, L. T. Publications. The publications include fiction and comics and are illustrated with drawings and photographs. The collection also includes works by others, including catalogs for products for the leather lifestyle, comics, a manual, and an autobiographical work. A few of these items include letters and inscriptions to Townsend. The publications document the...
Call Number: MS 1848
Overview: The Transgender Collection includes illustrated publications and printed ephemera that chronicle transgender and gender variant communities, performance, and identities. The collection documents various aspects of these communities, including transvestism, drag queens, transitioning and sex reassignment surgery, and gender fluid and genderqueer identities, both from within and without the communities.