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Finding Aid to the Charles Russell Zeininger Papers

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.

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator - Creator
Zeininger, Charles Russell, Jr., 1916-2002
Title
Charles Russell Zeininger papers
Collection no.
Coll2013.110
Date [inclusive]
1873-2002
Extent
0.6 linear feet., 1 archive carton
Language
English
Abstract
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.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Charles Russell Zeininger Papers, Coll2013-110, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biography

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.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, military service records, receipts, and other documents of Charles Russell Zeininger, Jr., 1873-2002.

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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

Date and method of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.

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Related Materials

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)

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence

Subject(s)

  • Gay men
  • Greece--Bibliography

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Charles Russell Zeininger, Jr., papers 

Box Item

 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.

1 1-5
Box Folder

 Business correspondence, Benton & Bowles, Inc. (advertising firm) 1939-1947 

1 7

 Correspondence 1958-2002   [5 folders]

1 1-5

 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.

1 6

 Receipts 1971-2002 

Scope and Contents

Primarily contains receipts from purchased books.

1 8

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