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Marcus Overseth papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-069

Scope and Content

The collection comprises photographs, contact sheets, negatives, flyers, essay manuscripts, postcards, an organizational prospectus, and clippings, 1969-1979, from journalist and gay activist Marcus Overseth. The bulk of the collection is photographs and negatives documenting gay activism and demonstrations, primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area, some of which was used as editorial content in the San Francisco Free Press.

Dates

  • 1969-1979, 2019

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

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.

Biography

Marcus Overseth was the editor of the independent press publication San Francisco Free Press, 1969-1970. He was involved with the Los Angeles chapter of the Gay Liberation Front (1970) and the organization We Are Everywhere, International (circa 1978).

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 box.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Photographs, contact sheets, negatives, flyers, essay manuscripts, postcards, an organizational prospectus, and clippings, 1969-1979, from journalist and gay activist Marcus Overseth. Overseth was the editor of the San Francisco Free Press, 1969-1970.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Marc LaRocque and Loni Shibuyama, October 2014.

Creator

Title
Finding aid to the Marcus Overseth papers, 1969-2019
Status
Completed
Author
Marc LaRocque and Loni Shibuyama
Date
© 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Sponsor
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

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

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