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United Men's Health Clubs Collection, 1976-1984 Coll2011.084*
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  • Historical Note
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: United Men's Health Clubs Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.084*
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. [4 folders]
    Date (inclusive): 1976-1984
    Abstract: Financial records, job applications, article, deeds of sale, correspondence, legal documents, lease contracts, business listings, membership lists, and other material documenting activities of United Men's Health Clubs, 1976-1984. The collection largely consists of financial documents concerned with the purchase of Glen's for Men, a chain of Turkish bathhouses in five Southern California locations.
    creator: United Men's Health Clubs, Inc..

    Historical Note

    United Men's Health Clubs (UMHC) was a business entity that purchased and operated a chain of five Southern California Turkish bathhouses, previously known as Glen's for Men, circa 1977-1978. UMHC appears to have run the newly acquired properties under the name "Manspace."

    Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding publication and use restrictions.

    Preferred Citation

    United Men's Health Clubs Collection, Coll2011-084, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

    Processing Information

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

    Scope and Content

    Financial records, job applications, article, deeds of sale, correspondence, legal documents, lease contracts, business listings, membership lists, and other material documenting activities of United Men's Health Clubs, 1976-1984. The collection largely consists of financial documents concerned with the purchase of Glen's for Men, a chain of Turkish bathhouses in five Southern California locations. The collection includes itemized invoices for membership cards issued to members of "Manspace, a service of United Men's Health Clubs, Inc."

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bathhouses
    Gay bathhouses
    Gay clubs--California--Los Angeles