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Finding Aid to the Super-Men Pageant Photographs and Promotional Material, 1981-1990 Coll2013.051
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  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Acquisition
  • Separated Materials note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Super-Men Pageant photographs and promotional material
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013.051
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet. 1 archive carton
    Date (inclusive): 1981-1990
    Abstract: Photographs, programs, and promotional material from the Los Angeles based, all-male beauty contest, the Super-Men Pageant, 1981-1990.
    creator: Super-Men Pageant.

    Administrative History

    The Super-Men Pageant in Los Angeles was one of the largest all-male beauty contests of its time.

    Scope and Contents note

    Photographs, programs, and promotional material from the Los Angeles based, all-male beauty contest, the Super-Men Pageant, 1981-1990.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Super-Men Pageant Photographs and Promotional Material, Coll2013-051, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    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.

    Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Acquisition

    Donated by Paul Buter, 1986 associate producer and 1987 director of the pageant, in February 2011.

    Separated Materials note

    Separated to the ONE periodical collection
    Data-Boy '78 program, 1978.
    Los Angeles Christopher Street West gay pride programs, 1990-1997.
    Long Beach gay pride program, 1994.
    Separated to the ONE audiovisual collection
    Supermen '87 (VHS), 60 minute documentary published by Active Home Video.
    Supermen '86 (Betamax)
    Superman '85 (Betamax)
    Separated to the ONE subject files collection
    Blue Boys 1st Annual Queer Bash promotional sheet.

    Related Archival Materials note

    Advocate records, Coll2012-030, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Beauty contests
    Gay men
    Photographs
    Programs