United Men's Health Clubs Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
Coll2011-084
Finding Aid Author
Marc LaRocque
Finding Aid Date
(c) 2011
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
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Dates

  • 1976-1984 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.4 Linear Feet (Whole)
    [4 folders]

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Notes

  • Abstract

    Financial records, job applications, article, deeds of sale, correspondence, legal documents, lease contracts, business listings, membership lists, and other material documenting activities of United Men's Health Clubs, 1976-1984. The collection largely consists of financial documents concerned with the purchase of Glen's for Men, a chain of Turkish bathhouses in five Southern California locations.

  • Historical Note

    United Men's Health Clubs (UMHC) was a business entity that purchased and operated a chain of five Southern California Turkish bathhouses, previously known as Glen's for Men, circa 1977-1978. UMHC appears to have run the newly acquired properties under the name "Manspace."

  • Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

  • Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding publication and use restrictions.

  • Preferred Citation

    United Men's Health Clubs Collection, Coll2011-084, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

  • Processing Information

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

  • Scope and Content

    Financial records, job applications, article, deeds of sale, correspondence, legal documents, lease contracts, business listings, membership lists, and other material documenting activities of United Men's Health Clubs, 1976-1984. The collection largely consists of financial documents concerned with the purchase of Glen's for Men, a chain of Turkish bathhouses in five Southern California locations. The collection includes itemized invoices for membership cards issued to members of "Manspace, a service of United Men's Health Clubs, Inc."

Instances

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

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