Tom (William S.) photographs Edit

Summary

Identifier
Coll2008-017
Finding Aid Author
Michael P. Palmer
Finding Aid Date
© 2008
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
Finding aid written in: <language langcode="eng" scriptcode="Latn">English</language>

Dates

  • 1964-2007 (Creation)

Extents

  • 11.8 Linear Feet (Whole)
    7 archive cartons + 9 archive binder boxes

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Notes

  • Abstract

    Slides and photographs, 1964-2006, taken at sporting and Gay Pride events in California (Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, and San Francisco), New York, and in Europe; at Mardi Gras and Southern Decadence in New Orleans; at MCC General Conferences; and at gay-oriented events relating to the Asian Pacific community in the Continental US and Thailand.

  • Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

  • Publication Rights

    Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in writing from ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives as the physical owner. Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in the materials. Note that ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s). The publication of certain indicated private nude photographs is restricted until January 1, 2050.

  • Preferred Citation

    William S. Tom photographs, Coll2008-017, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

  • Acquisition Information

    Gift of William S. Tom, April 1, 2007.

  • Processing Information

    Collection processed by Michael P. Palmer, May 22, 2008.

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

    Additional collection materials added by Kyle Morgan, 2015.

  • Biography

    To be provided later.

  • Scope and Content of Collection

    Slides and photographs, 1964-2006, taken at sporting and Gay Pride events in California, New York, and in Europe; at Mardi Gras and Southern Decadence in New Orleans; at MCC General Conferences; and at gay-oriented events relating to the Asian Pacific community in the Continental US and Thailand. Sporting events include Gymfest, held annually in September at Santa Monica Beach; Gay Games 3 (Vancouver, 1990), 4 (New York, 1994), and 5 (Amsterdam, 1998), and various swim meets and lifeguard and bodybuilding contests held in Southern California. Gay Pride events include Christopher Street West, Los Angeles (from 1972), and pride parades in San Francisco, Long Beach, San Diego, Stonewall 25 (1994) in New York, and Christopher Street Day celebrations in Germany (from 1996), and gay pride events in Thailand (from 1998). MCC General Conferences include Atlanta (1973), Washington, DC (1976), Toronto (1983), Sacramento (1985), St. Paul (1989), and Sydney (1997). The slides predominate for the period 1964-1989; for the period 1989-1994 there is some overlap, with several events documented in both slides and photographs.

  • Arrangement

    Arranged in two series: (1) slides and (2) photographs, each arranged chronologically.

Instances

  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    1

Components