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Finding aid to the James Carroll Pickett papers, 1976-1994 Coll2013.058
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Description
Scripts, theater production records, promotional material, bylaws and incorporation records, tax and financial records, correspondence, medical records, photographs, an audiocassette and other material, 1976-1994, from writer and AIDS activist James Carroll Pickett. Best known for his plays Bathhouse Benediction, Dream Man and Queen of Angels, Pickett also co-founded Artists Confronting AIDS (ACA) and was instrumental in a number of theater productions promoting AIDS awareness. The collection includes Pickett's writings and personal papers, as well as administrative records from ACA.
Background
Playwright and AIDS activist, James Carroll Pickett, was the co-founder and Executive Director of Artists Confronting AIDS (ACA). He is best known for his plays Bathhouse Benediction, Dream Man and Queen of Angels, which have been produced in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Atlanta, Portland, Des Moines, Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., Dusseldorf, Edinburgh and London. Pickett received an LA Weekly Humanitarian Theatre Award for his work with Artists Confronting AIDS, as well as for his work as a founder and producer of the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (STAGE) Benefits for AIDS Project Los Angeles.
Extent
4.8 linear feet. 2 archive boxes + 2 archive cartons + 1 flat archive box.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.