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Finding Aid to the Brian Edwards Matchbook Scrapbooks, 1961-1981

Finding aid prepared by Loni Shibuyama, (c) 2014

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
Edwards, Brian
Title
Brian Edwards matchbook scrapbooks
Collection no.
Coll2014.022
Date [inclusive]
1961-1981
Extent
1.4 linear feet., 1 flat archive box.
Language
English
Abstract
Two scrapbooks primarily containing matchbook covers from gay bars thoughout California and Japan, 1961-1981, compiled by Brian Edwards. Also included in the scrapbooks are flyers, invitations, napkins, 3 color photographs, and other memorabilia.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Brian Edwards Matchbook Scrapbooks, Coll2014-022, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Historical note

Brian Edwards was a member of the Oedipus Motorcycle Club.

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Scope and Contents

The collection comprises two scrapbooks primarily containing matchbook covers from gay bars thoughout California and Japan, 1961-1981. Also included in the scrapbooks are flyers, invitations, napkins, 3 color photographs, and other memorabilia. The scrapbooks appear to have been created by Brian Edwards, member of the gay Oedipus Motorcycle Club.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
(c) 2014
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

Donor and date of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Formerly box #A234. Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, April 2014.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Matchbooks

Subject(s)

  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Gay bars--California
  • Leather bars

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Scrapbooks 

Box Item

 Scrapbook #1 1961-1974   Includes 3 color photographs.

1 1

 Scrapbook #2 1975-1981 

1 2

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