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Gay men -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Christopher Cox papers

 Collection
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

Tunis F. Dean papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1886-1930

Jesse Deane papers and photographs

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1940-2013

Robert Ferro papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 322
Overview: The Robert Ferro Papers consist of personal correspondence and material related to his published and unpublished writings, with a few files of academic and personal papers. The bulk of the collection concerns Ferro's writings, particularly his four novels, which with their semi-autobiographical themes of homosexuality, family, and illness, tell much about his community in the 1970s and 1980s. His earlier writings often refer to his experiences of living in Italy. Ferro also wrote critical...
Dates: 1963-1988

Stephen Gendin papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1963
Overview: This collection comprises the papers of HIV/AIDS activist and writer, Stephen Gendin. The materials document both Gendin's activism as well as his personal and family life, and include correspondence; photographs; writings; address and appointment books; student papers; notes; audio and video recordings; and electronic files. Many of the organizations with which Gendin was affiliated are represented in the collection, including the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP); the AIDS Prevention...
Dates: 1920s-2000

Michael Grumley papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 323
Overview: The Michael Grumley Papers primarily contain his writings and supporting research material, with a small amount of personal correspondence and personal papers. More than half of the collection consists of his creative writings and drawings, spanning his college years through his career as a freelance author, many of which were not published during his lifetime. The collection holds files on Grumley's published work, including his one novel and his four books on the topics of Atlantis,...
Dates: 1910-1988, bulk 1963-1988

George Platt Lynes scrapbooks

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 139
Overview: Two scrapbooks, with loose pages and items, containing clippings, original photographic prints (by Lynes and others, including PAJAMA and Brassai), postcards, and reproductions of artworks. These volumes document Lynes's focus on photographic design elements and his developing aesthetic in his early years. Among the subjects represented are: Royal families; athletes; popular musical and film performers (with numerous images of Johnny Weismuller and Marlene Dietrich); nude models; Pavel...
Dates: circa 1900-1955

Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library Gaylesta publications collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2024
Overview: The collection consists of ephemera, mostly educational brochures, about issues and experiences members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community may face that can impact their mental health. Topics include HIV/AIDS, gender identity, biphobia and bisexual erasure, body image and eating disorders, coming out, queer parenting, domestic violence, stress and anxiety, and trauma. There are also brochures covering kink-aware therapy for those who are interested in BDSM...
Dates: 2007-2012

John Mitzel papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1779
Overview: The collection contains material accumulated by John Mitzel in the course of his life and career as a writer, publisher, bookseller, and activist. Included are correspondence and research files on topics and individuals relevant to the LGBTQ community, gay rights, pornography, obscenity laws, and child sexual abuse trials; drafts and clippings of Mitzel's writings and records of the operations and legal disputes of the Glad Day Bookstore and Calamus Books; diaries and scrapbooks spanning...
Dates: circa 1924-2013, (bulk 1970-2000)

Julia Penelope research files on the Language of the Homosexual Community study

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2041
Overview: The papers concern Julia Penelope's study of language used in gay and lesbian communities throughout the United States, specifically slang. The slang studied included terms for referring to members of these communities, outsiders of these communities, behavior, and actions, including sex-related acts. The results were used in her 1970 article "Homosexual Slang," published in the journal American Speech and her 1979 paper cowritten with Susan Wolfe,...
Dates: 1964-2001, bulk 1964-1972

Christopher Phillips papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1830
Overview: The papers are comprised of writings, collected ephemera, correspondence, book and article research materials, and audio-visual materials documenting the personal and professional lives of Christopher Phillips.
Dates: 1950-2009, bulk 1950-1991

Felice Picano papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 761
Overview: The papers contain Felice Picano's writings, journals and diaries, and correspondence with his publishers and his friends, including American author Andrew Holleran.
Dates: 1970-1991

David Sedaris papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1964-2017

Charley Shively papers

 Collection
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

Donald Crossley Vining papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 524
Overview: The papers consist of the diaries of Donald Crossley Vining for the years 1932-1958 and for 1971-1985, as well as typed transcripts from his diaries for 1926-1927. The diaries provide a detailed account of the life of an intellectual, homosexual man in the 1940s and 1950s. Vining, who spent most of his adult life in New York, took a great interest in the arts, and his diaries contain descriptions of operas and plays which he attended; outlines of his current writing projects and theater...
Dates: 1926-1997

George Whitmore papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 274
Overview: The George Whitmore Papers consists of the literary papers of the poet, playwright, critic, novelist, and freelance writer George Davis Whitmore. The collection primarily contains his writings and supporting research files, though a small amount of professional correspondence and a few personal papers are present.
Dates: 1959-1995, bulk 1967-1989