Finding Aid to the Charles Russell Zeininger Papers
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Finding aid prepared by Kyle Morgan, (c) 2013
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 - Creator
- Zeininger, Charles Russell, Jr., 1916-2002
- Charles Russell Zeininger papers
- Collection no.
- Date [inclusive]
- 0.6 linear feet., 1 archive carton
- Correspondence, military service records, receipts, and other documents of Charles Russell Zeininger, 1873-2002. Zeininger served with distinction in World War II, worked as an advertising executive, and became an expert in ancient Greek history.
[Box/folder #, or item name] Charles Russell Zeininger Papers, Coll2013-110, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
Charles Russell Zeininger was born in Manilla, Philippines, on December 4, 1916. He served with distinction in World War II and achieved the rank of Captain, Air Corps in the United States Army. He worked as an advertising executive and became an expert in ancient Greek history. He died in 2002.
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, military service records, receipts, and other documents of Charles Russell Zeininger, Jr., 1873-2002.
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.
Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.
Separated Materials note
Clippings on LGBT topics have been integrated into the ONE subject files collection.
Programs and guides separated to the ONE theater arts collection:
Celebration Theater, Pinafore! (June 2001 or 2002)
Huntington Hartford Theater programs for Deathtrap, First Monday in October, The Gin Game, and Side by Side.
Los Angeles Music Center Opera (1982-1984, 1987-1988, Winter 1993, Spring 1994)
Lyric Opera of Chicago (1994)
Mark Taper Forum, Playworks (March 7 - May 13, 1979)
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast Guide (1983, 1985-1989)
Metropolitan Opera, Live from the Met, Don Carlo and Les Troyens (1984) and Otello (1979)
Performing Arts, Ahmanson Theatre (April, May, August, October, December 1978; February 1979)
Performing Arts, American Ballet Theater (January 1979)
Performing Arts, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (December 1978)
Performing Arts, Mark Taper Forum (April, May, October 1978; January 1979)
Performing Arts, Shrine Auditorium (May, June 1979)
San Francisco Opera (1979, 1981)
San Francisco Opera, A Celebration of Rossini (June 1992)
Shrine Auditorium, The Royal Ballet (June 1978)
Solari Theatre Ensemble, Otherwise Engaged, with William Shatner (undated)
Variety Arts Theater, Red, Hot and Cole (May 1979)
Published operas separated to the ONE theater arts collection:
Ariadne on Naxus, Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. (undated)
La Traviata, Metropolitan Opera House (Fall 1992)
The Markropulus Case, Universal Edition A.G. (1966)
Controlled Access Headings
- Gay men
Series 1: Charles Russell Zeininger, Jr., papers
Bibliographies undated Five 5x7-inch notebooks
Scope and Contents note
Alphabetized, handwritten bibliographies of books on ancient Greek history. The notebooks include titles starting with A-C, G, and P-Z as well as a miscellaneous listing of A-Z titles.
Business correspondence, Benton & Bowles, Inc. (advertising firm) 1939-1947
Correspondence 1958-2002 [5 folders]
Personal and family records 1873-1952
Scope and Contents note
Primarily comprises Zeininger's military service records. Also includes his birth certificate, school records, and family papers.
Scope and Contents
Primarily contains receipts from purchased books.