Marcus Overseth papers
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.
- Creation: 1969-1979, 2019
- Overseth, Marcus (Creator, Person)
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.
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).
0.2 Linear Feet (1 box.)
Language of Materials
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.
This collection is arranged alphabetically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donor and date of acquisition unknown.
Collection processed by Marc LaRocque and Loni Shibuyama, October 2014.
- Finding aid to the Marcus Overseth papers, 1969-2019
- Marc LaRocque and Loni Shibuyama
- © 2014
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- Description is in English.
- Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.