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Brian Kevin Beck papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-119

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises information packets, workshop material, letters to the editor, clippings, flyers, poetry, and gay organization material, circa 1970-2007, from writer and educator Brian Kevin Beck from Whitewater, Wisconsin. The bulk of the collection is articles and manifesto-like writings regarding homosexuality, homophobia, and the intersections of art and activism. Also included are materials from the National Gay Task Force, the Gay Peoples Union in Milwaukee, and the gay student group at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Dates

  • circa 1970-2007

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

Brian Kevin Beck is a writer, educator, and artist. He's the author of the books Poison-Pen Personnel-Portrait Portfolio (2002), But So Did Her Brother (2006), The Potato Kronikles (2006), and Teaching Thinking (2007), as well as contributions to liberal arts journals and poetry anthologies.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 archive carton.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Information packets, workshop material, letters to the editor, clippings, flyers, poetry, and gay organization material, circa 1970-2007, from writer and educator Brian Kevin Beck from Whitewater, Wisconsin. Included are articles and manifesto-like writings regarding homosexuality, homophobia, and the intersections of art and activism.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

Donated by Brian Kevin Beck, 2007.

Separated Materials

Brian K. Beck's book, But So Did Her Brother, has been separated and cataloged in ONE's book collection.

Processing Information

Formerly housed in box A251. Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, December 2013.

Creator

Title
Finding Aid to the Brian Kevin Beck Papers, circa 1970-2007
Status
Completed
Author
Loni Shibuyama
Date
(c) 2013
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 Council on Library and Information Resources.

Repository Details

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

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