Holland (Dale) papers Edit


Finding Aid Author
Kyle Morgan
Finding Aid Date
(c) 2013
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  • 1972-1986 (Creation)


  • 0.4 Linear Feet (Whole)
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  • Acquisition

    Date and method of acquisition unknown.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

  • Conditions Governing Access

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

  • Processing Information

    Formerly box 102-A077A. Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Dale Holland Papers, Coll2013-043, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

  • Abstract

    Newsletters, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership records, photographs, promotional material, bylaws, and other papers primarily documenting Dale Holland's involvement with the Metro-Chords and Kingmasters, 1970-1986.

  • Scope and Contents

    The bulk of the collection consists of newsletters, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership records, photographs, promotional material, bylaws, and other papers documenting Dale Holland's involvement with the Metro-Chords and Kingmasters, 1972-1983. To a lesser extent, the papers document Holland's interest in the theater, Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts (SPREE), Gay Girls Riding Club (GGRC), and AIDS-related organizations, 1970-1986.

  • Biography

    From 1972-1974, Dale Holland was a member of the Metro-Chords, an eight to thirteen member singing group that performed in the Los Angeles area. From 1974-1983, Holland was involved with the Kingmasters, a Los Angeles based social organization that helped raise funds for such groups as the Homophile Effort For Legal Protection (HELP), Gay Community Services Center, and Metropolitan Community Church (MCC). Holland served as president of the Kingmasters in 1976.

  • Separated Materials

    Programs and periodicals separated to the ONE Performing Arts Collection (note that productions without LGBT content have been deaccessioned)

    “Who’s Afraid of ‘2069?” H.E.A.T. Human Experimental Adult Theater

    Les Poupe’es de Paris, Krofft Theater

    Ludwig, Metro-Goldwyn Mayer

    Alan Bates Butley, Shubert Theater

    A Very Natural Thing, The Pacific Picwood Theater

    The Rocky Horror Show, The Roxy Theater

    Diamonds and Dames, Troupers Hall

    Raoul Appel’s American (Jazz) Dance Company, Metropolitan Community Church

    HAIR, Aquarius Theater

    Gigi, The Los Angeles Civic Center

    The 1974 Los Angeles International Film Exposition, Paramount Theater

    P.S. Your Cat is Dead! Westwood Playhouse

    Boy Meets Boy, Las Palmas Theater

    “Norman is that You?” Ebony Showcase Theater & Cultural Arts Center

    Stand by your Bed Boys, The Callboard Theater

    Fortune & Men’s Eyes, Coronet Theater

    The Boys in the Band, Huntington Harford Theater

    Geese, Coronet Theater

    Cycle Sluts, The Roxxy Theater

    Mother Rose & Rhinestone Frank Present Weird Trio (Three Unusual Act Plays)

    Laemmle Fine Arts Theatres, No. 33, March /April, 1973

    Dramatic Game by Jean-Louis Barrault, Based on the works by Francois Rabelais

    Separated to the ONE periodical collection

    SPREE News, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1972

    Frontiers, Vol. 2, No. 3-5, 1983


  • Type
    Mixed Materials
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