Finding aid to the Lynda Koolish Photographs Collection, 1972-2001

Finding aid prepared by Tim Wilson
James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA, 94102
(415) 557-4400
info@sfpl.org
2002


Title: Lynda Koolish Photographs Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1972-2001
Collection Identifier: GLC 40
Creator: Koolish, Lynda
Physical Description: 2 oversized boxes (30.0 images, black & white; 16 x 20 in., matted)
Contributing Institution: James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 557-4567
info@sfpl.org
Abstract: Lynda Koolish is a photographer and a professor of English and comparative literature. The collection contains portraits of gay and lesbian writers. Many of these images appear in Koolish's book African-American Writers: Portraits and Visions (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, c2001).
Physical Location: The collection is stored onsite.
Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.

Access

The collection is available for viewing during Photo Desk hours: Tuesday: 1-5; Thursday: 1-5; Saturday: 10-12, 1-5.

Publication Rights

Copyright retained by Lynda Koolish.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lynda Koolish Photographs Collection (GLC 40), Gay and Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library.

Provenance

Donated by the Friends and Foundation of the San Francisco Public Library, 2001.

Biographical Note

Lynda Koolish is a photographer and a professor of English and comparative literature.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains portraits of gay and lesbian writers. Many of these images appear in "African-American Writers: Portraits and Visions" (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, c2001).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Koolish, Lynda
African American authors--Portraits
Authors, American--20th century--Portraits
Gay men--United States--Portraits
Lesbians--United States--Portraits

Photograph 1

Brodine, Karen, undated

Photograph 2

Chrystos, undated

Photograph 3

Clarke, Cheryl, 1991

Photograph 4

Cruikshank, Peg, undated

Photograph 5

Davis, Angela Y., April 1989

Photograph 6

Delany, Samuel R., June 2000

Photograph 7

Desmoines, Harriet and Catherine Nicholson, undated

Photograph 8

Duncan, Robert, undated

Photograph 9

Gidlow, Elsa, 1974

Photograph 10

Gomez, Jewelle, 1986

Photograph 11

Grahn, Judy, ca. 1972

Photograph 12

Griffin, Susan, undated

Photograph 13

Guy, Rosa, 1995

Photograph 14

Hacker, Marilyn, undated

Photograph 15

Hamer, Forrest, July 2000

Photograph 16

Harjo, Joy, 2002

Photograph 17

Hemphill, Essex, 1990

Photograph 18

Jordan, June, 1986

Photograph 19

Kenan, Randall, June 2001

Photograph 20

Lorde, Audre, 1978

Photograph 21

Miller, Jane, undated

Photograph 22

Moraga, Cherrie, undated

 

Nicholson, Catherine--See: Photograph 7 Harriet Desmoines

Photograph 23

Parker, Pat, 1972

Photograph 24

Pratt, Minnie Bruce, undated

Photograph 25

Rich, Adrienne, undated

Photograph 26

Sapphire, 1999

Photograph 27

Shange, Ntzoke, 1982

Photograph 28

Walker, Alice, 1986

Photograph 29

Woo, Merle, undated

Photograph 30

Wunderlich, Mark, undated