Finding Aid to the Brian Edwards Matchbook Scrapbooks, 1961-1981
Table of Contents
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.
- ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
- Creator - Creator
- Edwards, Brian
- Brian Edwards matchbook scrapbooks
- Collection no.
- Date [inclusive]
- 1.4 linear feet., 1 flat archive box.
- 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.
[Box/folder #, or item name] Brian Edwards Matchbook Scrapbooks, Coll2014-022, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
Brian Edwards was a member of the Oedipus Motorcycle Club.
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.
This collection is arranged chronologically.
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.
Donor and date of acquisition unknown.
Formerly box #A234. Collection processed by Loni Shibuyama, April 2014.
Controlled Access Headings
- Bars (Drinking establishments)
- Gay bars--California
- Leather bars
Series 1: Scrapbooks
Scrapbook #1 1961-1974 Includes 3 color photographs.
Scrapbook #2 1975-1981