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Finding Aid to the Ray L. Burns and Art Miyashima Photographs and Postcards, 1967-2001

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 - Creator
Burns, Ray L., 1922-2006
Creator
Miyashima, Art, 1931-1996
Title
Ray L. Burns and Art Miyashima photographs and postcards
Collection no.
Coll2013.065
Date [inclusive]
1967-2001
Extent
1.0 linear foot., 1 archive binder
Language
English
Abstract
Postcards and photographs documenting the life of Ray Burns and Art Miyashima, 1967-2001. Burns and Miyashima's photographs include images of Christmas, birthday, and other social gatherings; travel across the United States and world; and their homelife.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Ray L. Burns and Art Miyashima Photographs and Postcards, Coll2013-065, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biography

Ray Burns lived in Studio City, California, and worked for the gas company in downtown Los Angeles. He was born in 1922 and died in 2006. Art Miyashima was a decorated World War II veteran. He was born in 1931 and died in 1996.

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Scope and Contents

Five postcards and 85 color photographs documenting the life of Ray Burns and Art Miyashima, 1967-2001. Burns and Miyashima's photographs include images of Christmas, birthday, and other social gatherings; travel across the United States and world; and their homelife. Three of the postcards are addressed to Burns from Miyashima, while the other two are addressed to Miyashima and Burns from others.

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Arrangement

The postcards are organized first, followed by the photographs. The photographs are arranged in approximate chronological order by date.

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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 Ken Burns on June 24, 2006.

Processing Information

Formerly in box 102-A077C. Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Photographs

Subject(s)

  • Gay couples--United States
  • Gays--Travel

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Collection Inventory

Box

 Postcards 1984, undated 

Scope and Contents

Three of the postcards are addressed to Burns from Miyashima, while the other two are addressed to Miyashima and Burns from others.

1

 Photographs 1967-2007 

Scope and Contents

Burns and Miyashima's 85 color photographs include images of Christmas, birthday, and other social gatherings; travel across the United States and world; and their homelife.

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