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Brian Edwards matchbook scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll2014-022

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises two scrapbooks primarily containing matchbook covers from gay bars thoughout California and Japan, 1961-1981. Also included in the scrapbooks are flyers, invitations, napkins, 3 color photographs, and other memorabilia. The scrapbooks appear to have been created by Brian Edwards, member of the gay Oedipus Motorcycle Club.

Dates

  • 1961 - 1981

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.

Historical note

Brian Edwards was a member of the Oedipus Motorcycle Club.

Extent

1.4 Linear Feet (1 flat archive box.) : 2 scrapbooks

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Two scrapbooks primarily containing matchbook covers from gay bars thoughout California and Japan, 1961-1981, compiled by Brian Edwards. Also included in the scrapbooks are flyers, invitations, napkins, 3 color photographs, and other memorabilia.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Acquisition

Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Formerly box #A234. Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, April 2014.

Creator

Title
Finding Aid to the Brian Edwards Matchbook Scrapbooks, 1961-1981
Status
Completed
Author
Loni Shibuyama
Date
(c) 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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