Finding Aid to the Brian Kevin Beck Papers, circa 1970-2007
Table of Contents
Finding aid prepared by Loni Shibuyama, (c) 2013
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
- ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
- Creator - Creator
- Beck, Brian Kevin
- Brian Kevin Beck papers
- Collection no.
- Date [inclusive]
- circa 1970-2007
- 0.2 linear feet., 1 archive carton.
- Information packets, workshop material, letters to the editor, clippings, flyers, poetry, and gay organization material, circa 1970-2007, from writer and educator Brian Kevin Beck from Whitewater, Wisconsin. Included are articles and manifesto-like writings regarding homosexuality, homophobia, and the intersections of art and activism.
[Box/folder #, or item name] Brian Kevin Beck Papers, Coll2013-119, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
Brian Kevin Beck is a writer, educator, and artist. He's the author of the books Poison-Pen Personnel-Portrait Portfolio (2002), But So Did Her Brother (2006), The Potato Kronikles (2006), and Teaching Thinking (2007), as well as contributions to liberal arts journals and poetry anthologies.
Scope and Contents
The collection comprises information packets, workshop material, letters to the editor, clippings, flyers, poetry, and gay organization material, circa 1970-2007, from writer and educator Brian Kevin Beck from Whitewater, Wisconsin. The bulk of the collection is articles and manifesto-like writings regarding homosexuality, homophobia, and the intersections of art and activism. Also included are materials from the National Gay Task Force, the Gay Peoples Union in Milwaukee, and the gay student group at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
This collection is arranged alphabetically.
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.
Donated by Brian Kevin Beck, 2007.
Formerly housed in box A251. Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, December 2013.
Brian K. Beck's book, But So Did Her Brother, has been separated and cataloged in ONE's book collection.
Controlled Access Headings
- Gay activists
- Homosexuality and education
Series 1: Brian Kevin Beck papers
Biographical information 2007
Boy with Arms Akimbo 1989
Flyers circa 1980-1995
Scope and Contents note
Includes a flyer for the Gay and Lesbian Student Union, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Office of Student Affairs, and one "homophobic leaflet that was thrown from a passing truck last Friday during a protest of the recent assaults on lesbian minister Lynn Griffis."
Gay Peoples Union; Gay Information Data Bank's Resource Packet circa 1970-1979
Gay poetry circa 1980-1995
"Good artistry is not political--or is it after all?" presentation module booklet 2006
"Language of Oppression" flyer undated
Resource Packet for Teaching About Homophobia undated
Letters to the editor and clippings 1990-2002
National Gay Task Force resolutions packet 1974
[Poster with gay quotations and cartoons] undated