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Finding Aid to the Super-Men Pageant Photographs and Promotional Material, 1981-1990

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.

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator
Super-Men Pageant.
Title
Super-Men Pageant photographs and promotional material
Collection no.
Coll2013.051
Date [inclusive]
1981-1990
Extent
0.2 linear feet., 1 archive carton
Language
English
Abstract
Photographs, programs, and promotional material from the Los Angeles based, all-male beauty contest, the Super-Men Pageant, 1981-1990.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Super-Men Pageant Photographs and Promotional Material, Coll2013-051, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Administrative History

The Super-Men Pageant in Los Angeles was one of the largest all-male beauty contests of its time.

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Scope and Contents note

Photographs, programs, and promotional material from the Los Angeles based, all-male beauty contest, the Super-Men Pageant, 1981-1990.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
(c) 2013
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

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.

Acquisition

Donated by Paul Buter, 1986 associate producer and 1987 director of the pageant, in February 2011.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Advocate records, Coll2012-030, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

Separated Materials note

Separated to the ONE periodical collection

Data-Boy '78 program, 1978.

Los Angeles Christopher Street West gay pride programs, 1990-1997.

Long Beach gay pride program, 1994.

Separated to the ONE audiovisual collection

Supermen '87 (VHS), 60 minute documentary published by Active Home Video.

Supermen '86 (Betamax)

Superman '85 (Betamax)

Separated to the ONE subject files collection

Blue Boys 1st Annual Queer Bash promotional sheet.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Photographs
  • Programs

Subject(s)

  • Beauty contests
  • Gay men

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Super-Men Pageant photographs and promotional material 1981-1990 

Box Folder

 Programs and promotional material 1981-1986 

1 1

 Programs and promotional material 1987-1990 

1 2

 Photographs 1982-1989   [23 photographic prints]

1 3

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