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Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2008-060

Scope and Content of Collection

Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist". The materials are arranged alphabetically by personal name, as given.

Dates

  • circa 1880-1919

Creator

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).

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 archive carton.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist".

Acquisition Information

Gift of Andrew M. Schwartz, October 25, 2008; October 17, 2009; and October 25, 2014.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Michael P. Palmer, November 6, 2008; revised October 20, 2009.

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

Title
Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing
Status
Completed
Author
Michael P. Palmer
Date
© 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in: English

Repository Details

Part of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California Repository

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