Bay Brick Inn records

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
657 Mission Street, #300
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 777-5455
reference@glbthistory.org
http://www.glbthistory.org/
2013


Descriptive Summary

Title: Bay Brick Inn records
Dates: 1982-1987
Collection Number: 1994-23
Creator/Collector: Hewitt, Lauren
Extent: 1.85 linear feet
Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94105
Abstract: The collection contains records from the Bay Brick Inn (also known as the Baybrick Inn), a popular South of Market guest house, bar and club for women owned by Lauren Hewitt that was open from 1982-1987.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Preferred Citation

Bay Brick Inn records. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lauren Hewitt in 1995.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains records from the Bay Brick Inn (also known as the Baybrick Inn), a popular South of Market guest house, bar and club for women owned by Lauren Hewitt that was open from 1982-1987. The Bay Brick Inn was an important lesbian institution in San Francisco. There are administrative records, including correspondence; publicity materials, including event calendars and press releases; information about, and demo tapes from the entertainers -- primarily musicians and comedians-- who performed at Bay Brick; and photographs. This collection was formerly the Lauren Hewitt papers. The collection has been arranged into five series: Administrative; Publicity; Entertainers; Photographs; and Audiotapes.

Indexing Terms

Lesbian bars
San Francisco (Calif.)

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