Finding Aid to the Super-Men Pageant Photographs and Promotional Material, 1981-1990 Coll2013.051

Finding aid prepared by Kyle Morgan
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
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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

 

Super-Men Pageant photographs and promotional material 1981-1990

Box 1, Folder 1

Programs and promotional material 1981-1986

Box 1, Folder 2

Programs and promotional material 1987-1990

Box 1, Folder 3

Photographs 1982-1989

Physical Description: [23 photographic prints]