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Finding Aid to the Hy Pike Papers, 1957-1995

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
Pike, Hy, (Monty A.R. Pike), 1930-2006
Title
Hy Pike papers
Collection no.
Coll2013.115
Date [inclusive]
1957-1995
Extent
0.4 linear feet., 1 archive carton
Language
English
Abstract
The collection primarily consists of scripts and short stories written and collected by Hy Pike. Hy Pike was an actor in film, television, and theater. He also directed and produced plays.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Hy Pike Papers, Coll2013-115, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Biography

Hy Pike was an actor in film, television, and theater. He also performed in night clubs; wrote plays, poetry, and musicals; and directed and produced plays.

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Scope and Contents

The collection primarily consists of scripts and short stories written and collected by Hy Pike. Also includes theater production materials, general subject files, and personal papers.

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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 R.W. Eastman, May 2007. "All memorabilia and property [donated] in memory of Hy Pike, movie star."

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Related Materials

Separated Materials note

Separated to the ONE library, ONE periodical collection, and ONE catalog collection:

David Geiser. Essay by Peter Selz. Butters Gallery, LTD, catalog.

Gay Literature, Elysian Fields, Booksellers, catalog no.19, 20 (lesbiana issue).

Manorama, no.8, March 1962.

Michelangelo Buonarroti. The Sonnets of Michael Angelo [sic]. John Addington Symonds (translator). Crown Publishers, 1948.

Reed, Rex. People Are Crazy Here. Dell, 1974.

Sexual Freedom, summer 1969.

Deaccessed publications:

Bare in Mind, v.9, no.5-12; v.10, no.1-2, 4, 1981-1982.

Beachhead, no. 51, 59, and 64, 1981-1982.

Clothed with the Sun, v.2, no.2, August 1982.

Holee Sheet, v.1, 1969

Hollywood Daily News, v.1, no.21, November 23, 1974.

Deaccessed videos

Gang Bang Soul Train. A & B Video, Real Swinger Videos.

Trainspotting special academy edition. Miramax Films.

Deaccessed items

Comfort Fit prophylactic, distributed by M & M Rubber Co.

Rain on Earth, voice work sample (not Hy Pike) by City of Light Recording & Sound.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Fiction
  • Scripts (documents)
  • Theater

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Hy Pike papers 1957-1995 

Box Folder

 Biographical and personal papers 1966-1995 

Scope and Contents note

Includes Pike's resume, agent contract, college transcripts, small claims court records, and 3 black and white publicity photographs.

1 1

 Miscellaneous artistic work and notes 1966-1973, undated 

Scope and Contents note

Includes sketches, sheet music, and script notes.

1 2

 Scripts 1957-1993 

Scope and Contents note

Includes scripts written by Hy Pike.

1 3-6

 Short stories undated 

Scope and Contents note

Includes a short story written by Hy Pike.

1 7

 Subject files and theater production files 1983-1989, undated 

Scope and Contents note

Includes fliers and a press release for his production of "Gone with the River Queen"; correspondence regarding theater productions; 10 black and white headshots of actors; programs; fliers; clippings; and nudist camp pamphlets.

1 8

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