Finding Aid to the Dale Holland Papers, 1972-1986
Table of Contents
Finding aid prepared by Kyle Morgan, (c) 2013
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
- ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
- Creator - Creator
- Holland, Dale
- Dale Holland papers
- Collection no.
- Date [inclusive]
- 0.4 linear feet., 1 archive carton
- Newsletters, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership records, photographs, promotional material, bylaws, and other papers primarily documenting Dale Holland's involvement with the Metro-Chords and Kingmasters, 1970-1986.
[Box/folder #, or item name] Dale Holland Papers, Coll2013-043, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
From 1972-1974, Dale Holland was a member of the Metro-Chords, an eight to thirteen member singing group that performed in the Los Angeles area. From 1974-1983, Holland was involved with the Kingmasters, a Los Angeles based social organization that helped raise funds for such groups as the Homophile Effort For Legal Protection (HELP), Gay Community Services Center, and Metropolitan Community Church (MCC). Holland served as president of the Kingmasters in 1976.
Scope and Contents
The bulk of the collection consists of newsletters, meeting minutes, correspondence, membership records, photographs, promotional material, bylaws, and other papers documenting Dale Holland's involvement with the Metro-Chords and Kingmasters, 1972-1983. To a lesser extent, the papers document Holland's interest in the theater, Society of Pat Rocco Enlightened Enthusiasts (SPREE), Gay Girls Riding Club (GGRC), and AIDS-related organizations, 1970-1986.
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
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.
Date and method of acquisition unknown.
Formerly box 102-A077A. Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.
Separated Materials note
Programs and periodicals separated to the ONE Performing Arts Collection (note that productions without LGBT content have been deaccessioned)
“Who’s Afraid of ‘2069?” H.E.A.T. Human Experimental Adult Theater
Les Poupe’es de Paris, Krofft Theater
Ludwig, Metro-Goldwyn Mayer
Alan Bates Butley, Shubert Theater
A Very Natural Thing, The Pacific Picwood Theater
The Rocky Horror Show, The Roxy Theater
Diamonds and Dames, Troupers Hall
Raoul Appel’s American (Jazz) Dance Company, Metropolitan Community Church
HAIR, Aquarius Theater
Gigi, The Los Angeles Civic Center
The 1974 Los Angeles International Film Exposition, Paramount Theater
P.S. Your Cat is Dead! Westwood Playhouse
Boy Meets Boy, Las Palmas Theater
“Norman is that You?” Ebony Showcase Theater & Cultural Arts Center
Stand by your Bed Boys, The Callboard Theater
Fortune & Men’s Eyes, Coronet Theater
The Boys in the Band, Huntington Harford Theater
Geese, Coronet Theater
Cycle Sluts, The Roxxy Theater
Mother Rose & Rhinestone Frank Present Weird Trio (Three Unusual Act Plays)
Laemmle Fine Arts Theatres, No. 33, March /April, 1973
Dramatic Game by Jean-Louis Barrault, Based on the works by Francois Rabelais
Separated to the ONE periodical collection
SPREE News, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1972
Frontiers, Vol. 2, No. 3-5, 1983
Controlled Access Headings
- Gay men
- Gay men--Societies and clubs
- Social groups--Los Angeles
Kingmasters records 1974-1983 [4 folders]
Metro-Chords records 1972-1974 [2 folders]
Records of other organizational activities and interests 1970-1986