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Dale Reynolds papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll2015-007

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises correspondence, writings, audiocassettes, clippings, administrative records, contracts, publicity material, photographs, and other material, 1974-2011, from film and theater producer, actor, and writer Dale Reynolds. The collection includes documents related to film and theatrical productions that Reynolds produced; research material, recorded interviews, and manuscripts for Reynold's magazine articles and published book L.A. Scene; and administrative records for Triangle Square, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing in Hollywood, California. The bulk of the audiocassettes are interviews Reynolds conducted with actors, film directors, and other personalities, and were used for research on magazine articles he wrote covering the entertainment industry.

Dates

  • 1974-2011

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.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Dale Reynolds IV was born in Santa Ana, California on February 9, 1944. Reynolds served in the United States Navy and attended US International University in San Diego, California. He worked as a development assistant for Zelda Rubinstein before working as a producer and actor in film and the Los Angeles theater community. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Reynolds also wrote articles on the entertainment industry for numerous gay and lesbian magazines. In 1982, he co-founded the Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists in the Entertainment Industry. As of 2015, Reynolds is a resident of Triangle Square, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing in Hollywood, California.

Source: [Box 2, Folder 41] Dale Reynolds Papers, Coll2015-007, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

Extent

4.8 Linear Feet (3 boxes, 1 flat box.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Correspondence, writings, audiocassettes, clippings, administrative records, contracts, publicity material, photographs, and other material, 1974-2011, from film and theater producer, actor, and writer Dale Reynolds. The collection includes documents related to film and theatrical productions that Reynolds produced; research material, recorded interviews, and manuscripts for Reynold's magazine articles covering the entertainment industry and for his published book L.A. Scene; and administrative records for Triangle Square, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing in Hollywood, California.

Arrangement

This collection is divided into two series: (Series 1) Personal papers and (Series 2) Audiovisual material.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dale Reynolds, donated on April 6 and October 25, 2011.

Related Materials

Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists Records, Coll2013-005, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

Performing Arts Collection, Coll2007-016, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

Separated Materials

The following have been separated to the ONE Archives newsletter collection:

Friends-in-Film News, Serving the Entertainment Industry's Gay & Lesbian Community, No. 1, Vol. 3 (August 1993).

The Pegasus, Triangle Square Hollywood, Vol. 1, Iss. 2-3 (March-April 2009).

Senior Services Newsletter, The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Senior Services Department, (May 2010-March 2011).

Triangle Square Newsletter, (August 2008-July 2011).

Adored Press Kit (1 DVD) has been separated to the ONE Archives audiovisual collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama with assistance from Sarah Wilson, March 2015.

Title
Finding Aid to the Dale Reynolds Papers, 1974-2011
Status
Completed
Author
Loni Shibuyama
Date
© 2015
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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