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Andrew M. Schwartz Collection on Cross-Dressing

Finding aid prepared by Michael P. Palmer, © 2008

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator
Schwartz, Andrew M.
Title
Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing
Collection no.
Coll2008.060
Date [inclusive]
circa 1880-1919
Extent
0.2 linear foot.
Language
English
Abstract
Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist".

Preferred Citation

Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing, Coll2008-060, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

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Biography

To be provided later.

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Scope and Content of Collection

Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist". The materials are arranged alphabetically by personal name, as given.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
© 2008
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Access

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

Publication Rights

Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in writing from ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives as the physical owner. Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in the materials. Note that ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s).

Acquisition Information

Gift of Andrew M. Schwartz, October 25, 2008, and October 17, 2009.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Michael P. Palmer, November 6, 2008; revised October 20, 2009.

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Eltinge, Julian, 1883-1941
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

Subject(s)

  • Cross dressing--France
  • Cross dressing--United States
  • Female impersonators--France
  • Female impersonators--United States
  • Male impersonators--France
  • Male impersonators--United States
  • Transvestism in motion pictures

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

 Alex et Demary. Postcard of studio photograph of "Alex et Demary, Danseuses Cosmopolites" circa 1905   1 postcard ; studio: Cliché FOCO, 5, Carrefour de l'Odéon, Paris.

1 1

 Eltinge, Julian c1917-1919   2.0 items.

Box Folder

 Studio publicity still of Julian Eltinge in The Clever Mrs. Carfax (Paramount Pictures) c1917   1 studio publicity still ; 8 x 9.75 inches.

1 2

 Program for the Julian Eltinge Vaudeville Review, Mason Opera House week beginning August 4, 1919 

1 3
Box Folder

 Grandsart, Émile. Postcard of photograph by Ernest Marteau of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli", "original transformist" circa 1890   1.0 postcard.

1 4

 Marina. Postcard of "Marina, transformiste" 1919   1 postcard ; autographed by the subject.

1 5

 Wilde, Oscar. Advertising cards satirizing oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics" 1882-circa 1892   9 advertising cards : col.

1 6

 Unidentified (?)woman in checked trousers, plaid jacket with oversize buttons, and high-crowned hat, holding long unidentified object circa 1880   1 studio photograph ; 6.75 x 4.5 inches ; studio: M. Obler, 1262 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn.

1 7

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