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Finding Aid to the Ray L. Burns and Art Miyashima Photographs and Postcards, 1967-2001 Coll2013.065
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  • Biography
  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Arrangement
  • Scope and Contents
  • Acquisition

  • Title: Ray L. Burns and Art Miyashima photographs and postcards
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2013.065
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 linear foot. 1 archive binder
    Date (inclusive): 1967-2001
    Abstract: Postcards and photographs documenting the life of Ray Burns and Art Miyashima, 1967-2001. Burns and Miyashima's photographs include images of Christmas, birthday, and other social gatherings; travel across the United States and world; and their homelife.
    creator: Burns, Ray L., 1922-2006
    creator: Miyashima, Art, 1931-1996

    Biography

    Ray Burns lived in Studio City, California, and worked for the gas company in downtown Los Angeles. He was born in 1922 and died in 2006. Art Miyashima was a decorated World War II veteran. He was born in 1931 and died in 1996.

    Processing Information

    Formerly in box 102-A077C. Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2013.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder #, or item name] Ray L. Burns and Art Miyashima Photographs and Postcards, Coll2013-065, 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.

    Arrangement

    The postcards are organized first, followed by the photographs. The photographs are arranged in approximate chronological order by date.

    Scope and Contents

    Five postcards and 85 color photographs documenting the life of Ray Burns and Art Miyashima, 1967-2001. Burns and Miyashima's photographs include images of Christmas, birthday, and other social gatherings; travel across the United States and world; and their homelife. Three of the postcards are addressed to Burns from Miyashima, while the other two are addressed to Miyashima and Burns from others.

    Acquisition

    Donated by Ken Burns on June 24, 2006.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay couples--United States
    Gays--Travel
    Photographs