Finding aid of John Paul Hudson typescript,
Table of Contents
Finding aid prepared by Michael C. Oliveira, © 2012
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
- ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
- Creator - Author
- Hudson, John Paul, 1929-2002
- Creator - Author
- Hunter, John Francis, 1929-2002
- John Paul Hudson Typescript, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers
- Collection no.
- Date [bulk]
- Bulk, 1980
- Date [inclusive]
- circa 1970-1980
- 0.4 linear feet
- A photocopy of a marked up typescript of John Paul Hudson's unpublished work, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers: Edited, Answered and Augmented, 1980. Also included in the collection are clippings, photocopies of correspondence, and publicity stills, circa 1970-1977. John Paul Hudson was an early gay liberation activist, journalist, and author.
Box #, Folder #, John Paul Hudson Typescript, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers, Coll2012-120, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
John Paul Hudson was an early gay liberation activist, journalist, and author. He served as a Mattachine Society New York chapter librarian/archivist, Gay Activist Alliance (GAA) member, and National Coalition of Gay Activists vice president. His articles appeared in The Advocate, Gay, and Gay News under the psuedonym, John Francis Hunter, during the early 1970s. Some of his published books include The Gay Insider: A Hunter's Guide to New York and a Thesaurus of Phallic Lore and Superstar Murder. His later articles and books appeared under his own name.
Scope and Content
A photocopy of a marked up typescript of John Paul Hudson's unpublished work, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers: Edited, Answered and Augmented, 1980. Hudson's work examines famous letters, reviews the ideals of the liberation movement, and answers common questions.
The collection also includes various clipping pertaining to Hudson, photocopies of correspondence, a blank copy of his Bi-Reach Questionnaire and publicity stills.
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
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.
The typescript was located in box 103-259, while the other documents were removed from the ONE subject files. The collection does include a original letter from "John Paul" to "Brother Rudy," a gift of Jeffery Auer.
Collection processed by Michael C. Oliveira, November 2012.
Existence and Location of Copies
Fred Methered papers, Manuscript M019, Archives & Manuscripts, Hamilton Library. [Filed with John Paul Hudson correspondence]
Existence and Location of Originals
John Paul Hudson Manuscript, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers, 25, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center, New York, New York.
Controlled Access Headings
- Gay men's writings
Typescript, Letters from Lovers and Lawbreakers 1979-1980 [5 folders]
Clippings and Correspondence 1972-1977
Publicity Stills circa 1970 [4 black & white photographs]