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Finding aid to the childhood play activities questionnaires, 1977-1982

Finding aid prepared by Kyle Morgan, © 2012

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

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Title
Childhood play activities questionnaires
Collection no.
Coll2012.165
Date [inclusive]
1977-1982
Extent
2.0 linear feet., 2 archive boxes
Language
English
Abstract
Completed questionnaires of childhood play behavior as reported by adult male homosexuals and heterosexuals, and female homosexuals and heterosexuals, circa 1977. These completed questionnaires formed the basis for the study "Childhood Play Activities of Male and Female Homosexuals" by Edward A. Grellert, Michael D. Newcomb, and P.M. Bentler, published in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. II, No. 6, 1982.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Childhood Play Activities Questionnaires, Coll2012-165, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Administrative History

The completed questionnaires formed the basis for the study "Childhood Play Activities of Male and Female Homosexuals" by Edward A. Grellert, Michael D. Newcomb, and P.M. Bentler, published in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Vol. II, No. 6, 1982. The abstract states that the "study examined the differences in childhood play behavior reported by adult male homosexuals and heterosexuals and those reported by female homosexuals and heterosexuals," and found "large significant differences between heterosexual males and females, male homosexuals and heterosexuals, and female homosexuals and heterosexuals."

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Scope and Contents

Completed questionnaires of childhood play behavior as reported by adult male homosexuals and heterosexuals, and female homosexuals and heterosexuals, circa 1977.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
© 2012
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.

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.

Acquisition Information

Date and donor of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Formerly in boxes 103-99 and 103-245. Collection processed by Kyle Morgan and Rachel Roque, 2012.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Questionnaires

Subject(s)

  • Gay men
  • Lesbians
  • Surveys and studies

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

 Grellert, Edward A., Michael D. Newcomb, and P.M. Bentler. "Childhood Play Activities of Male and Female Homosexuals and Heterosexuals." Archives of Sexual Behavior 2, no. 6 (1982): 452-477. 1982 

1 1

 Completed questionnaires, men (C), groups 2-26 undated   [8 folders]

1 2-9

 Completed questionnaires, women (C), groups 2-44 undated   [8 folders]

1 10-17

 Completed questionnaires, men, group A-V 1977, undated   [13 folders]

1, 2 18, 1-12

 Completed questionnaires, women (H), groups D-Y, AA-HH undated   [6 folders]

2 13-18

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