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Finding aid of the Allen Young Papers
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Series Description and Container List

Box: 1 : 1 - 22 ; 2 : 1 - 22 ; 3 : 1 - 62 ; 4 : 1 - 7 ; 5 : 1 - 6 ; 6 : 1 - 9 ; 7 : 1 - 20 ; 8 : 1 - 20

Series 1.  The Gay Report 1976 - 1984

Physical Description: 6 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series contains material related to the research and publication of The Gay Report: Lesbians and Gay Men Speak Out About Sexual Experiences & Lifestyles . It is divided into three subseries: (1) The Gay Report [book], (2) Sexuality Survey and (3) Correspondence.
Box: 1 : 1 - 8 ; 5 : 1 - 3 ; 6 : 1 - 9 ; 7 : 1 - 20 ; 8 : 1 - 20

Subseries 1.1.  The Gay Report 1976 - 1979

Physical Description: 2.9 linear feet

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries includes manuscripts, galley proofs, publicity materials, and notes directly related to the publication of The Gay Report. The bulk of the materials consists of the chapters written by Young himself. Most of the notes are those of Don Barrett, a social-science computer specialist who tallied the questionnaire results in 1978.
Box 1 : 1

"Sex Book" Prospectus circa 1976 - 1977

Box 1 : 2 - 7

Manuscripts circa 1978

Box 1 : 2

Chapter One Draft circa 1978

Box 1 : 3

[Chapter 7] "The Social Lives of Gay Men" circa 1978

Box 1 : 4

[Chapter 15] "Gay Male Fantasies and Masturbation" circa 1978

Box 1 : 5

[Chapter 17] "Gay Male Hang-ups and Anxieties" circa 1978

Box 1 : 6

Miscellaneous Draft Pages circa 1978

Box 1 : 7

Appendix circa 1978

Box 5 : 1 (oversize)

Don Barrett's Coding Instructions 1977

Box 5 : 2 (oversize)

Don Barrett's Notes 1978

Box 6 : 1 - 9 ; 7 : 1 - 20 ; 8 : 1 - 20 (oversize)

Galley Proofs 1978

Box 1 : 8

Advance Uncorrected Proof 1979

Box 5 : 3 (oversize)

Publicity 1977 - 1979

Box: 1 : 9 - 22 ; 2 : 1 - 22 ; 3 : 1 - 62 ; 4 : 1 ; 5 : 4 - 6

Subseries 1.2.  Sexuality Survey 1977

Physical Description: 2.9 linear feet

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises the gay male and lesbian sexuality surveys and the responses collected from over 4,000 gay men and 1 lesbian woman (the majority of the lesbian portion of the study is not included in this collection). The 1977 questionnaire, which provided the data for The Gay Report, is divided into two parts: "Part One" is the short answer section of the survey, and "Part Two" is the long answer, or essay, section. The "Part Two" responses are arranged by Respondent number (#E5000 – 9961) or by survey question numbers (Question #1 – 26).
Box 1 : 9

Gay Male Questionnaire 1977

Box 1 : 10

Lesbian Questionnaire 1977

Box 5 : 4 - 6 (oversize)

Gay Male Survey Part One Responses 1977

 

Gay Male Survey Part Two

Box 1 : 11 - 22 ; 2 : 1 - 20

Respondents 1977

Box 1 : 11

#E5000 - 5099 1977

Box 1 : 12

#E5100 - 5199 1977

Box 1 : 13

#E5200 - 5299 1977

Box 1 : 14

#E5300 - 5399 1977

Box 1 : 15

#E5400 - 5499 1977

Box 1 : 16

#E5500 - 5550 1977

Box 1 : 17

#E5551 - 5599 1977

Box 1 : 18

#E5600 - 5650 1977

Box 1 : 19

#E5651 - 5699 1977

Box 1 : 20

#E5700 - 5799 1977

Box 1 : 21

#E5800 - 5850 1977

Box 1 : 22

#E5851 - 5899 1977

Box 2 : 1

#E5900 - 5950 1977

Box 2 : 2

#E5951 - 5999 1977

Box 2 : 3

#E6000 - 6099 1977

Box 2 : 4

#E6100 - 6199 1977

Box 2 : 5

#E6200 - 6250 1977

Box 2 : 6

#E6251 - 6299 1977

Box 2 : 7

#E6300 - 6350 1977

Box 2 : 8

#E6351 - 6399 1977

Box 2 : 9

#E6400 - 6450 1977

Box 2 : 10

#E6451 - 6499 1977

Box 2 : 11

#E6500 - 6599 1977

Box 2 : 12

#E6600 - 6650 1977

Box 2 : 13

#E6651 - 6699 1977

Box 2 : 14

#E6700 - 6760 1977

Box 2 : 15

#E6761 - 6799 1977

Box 2 : 16

#E6800 - 6850 1977

Box 2 : 17

#E6851 - 6899 1977

Box 2 : 18

#E6900 - 6921 1977

Box 2 : 19

#E7600 - 9961 1977

Box 2 : 20

Not Numbered 1977

Box 2 : 21 - 22 ; 3 : 1 - 62

Survey Questions 1977

Box 2 : 21

#1 and #10 - Miscellaneous 1977

Box 2 : 22

#2 - General comments on sex acts 1977

Box 3 : 1

#2 (a, b) - Anal 1977

Box 3 : 2

#2 (a, b) - Anal intercourse 1977

Box 3 : 3

#2 (a, b) - Anilingus (Rimming) 1977

Box 3 : 4

#2 (a, b) - Fellatio 1977

Box 3 : 5

#2 (a, b) - Fingerfucking 1977

Box 3 : 6

#2 (a, b) - Kissing 1977

Box 3 : 7

#2 (a, b) - Manual stimulation 1977

Box 3 : 8

#2 (a, b) - Rubbing 1977

Box 3 : 9

#3 - Male genitals 1977

Box 3 : 10

#4 (19a) - Sado-masochism 1977

Box 3 : 11

#4 (19b) - Bondage and discipline 1977

Box 3 : 12

#4 (19c) - Humiliation 1977

Box 3 : 13

#4 (19d) - Talking dirty 1977

Box 3 : 14

#4 (19e) - Jocks, underwear 1977

Box 3 : 15

#4 (19f) - Boots, leather 1977

Box 3 : 16

#4 (19m, n) - Threesomes, orgies 1977

Box 3 : 17

#4 (19p) - Masturbation during phone call 1977

Box 3 : 18

#6 - Hang-ups 1977

Box 3 : 19

#7 - Importance of sex 1977

Box 3 : 20

#8 - Love and emotion 1977

Box 3 : 21

#9 - Funny and scary 1977

Box 3 : 22

#9 - Rape 1977

Box 3 : 23

#11 - Gay men socialism 1977

Box 3 : 24

#13 (a, b, c) - Lover, relationship 1977

Box 3 : 25

#13 (d, e) - Single life 1977

Box 3 : 26

#14 - Role play 1977

Box 3 : 27

#15 - Type, characteristics for lover 1977

Box 3 : 28 - 29

#16 - Meeting men 1977

Box 3 : 30

#17 - Self image 1977

Box 3 : 31 - 32

#19 - Coming out 1977

Box 3 : 33 - 34

#20 - Telling others, secrecy 1977

Box 3 : 35

#21 - Telling about being gay 1977

Box 3 : 36

#22 - Oppression 1977

Box 3 : 37

#23 - Politics 1977

Box 3 : 38

#24 - Feminism 1977

Box 3 : 39

#25 (a) - Celibacy, asexuality 1977

Box 3 : 40

#25 (b) - Sex with women 1977

Box 3 : 41

#25 (c) - Bisexuality 1977

Box 3 : 42

#25 (d) - Marriage 1977

Box 3 : 43

#25 (d) - Gay marriage 1977

Box 3 : 44

#25 (e) - Children 1977

Box 3 : 45

#25 (f) - Drugs 1977

Box 3 : 46

#25 (g) - Transvestism 1977

Box 3 : 47

#25 (h) - Transsexualism 1977

Box 3 : 48

#25 (i) - Therapy 1977

Box 3 : 49

#25 (j) - Suicide 1977

Box 3 : 50

#25 (k) - Race, class, age difference 1977

Box 3 : 51

#25 (l) - Aging 1977

Box 3 : 52

#25 (n) - Pornography 1977

Box 3 : 53

#25 (o) - Sexual jealousy 1977

Box 3 : 54

#25 (p) - Monogamy 1977

Box 3 : 55

#25 (q) - Quarrels 1977

Box 3 : 56

#25 (r) - Violence 1977

Box 3 : 57

#25 (s) - Prison 1977

Box 3 : 58

#25 (t) - Religion 1977

Box 3 : 59

#25 (u) - Incest 1977

Box 3 : 60

#25 (v) - Residence 1977

Box 3 : 61

#26 - Overall opinion of survey 1977

Box 3 : 62

Miscellaneous Responses (found loose) 1977

Box 4 : 1

Lesbian Survey Response 1977

Box: 4 : 2 - 7

Subseries 1.3.  Correspondence 1977 - 1984

Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet.

Subseries Scope and Content

This subseries comprises correspondence, in particular, with Karla Jay and Summit Books (Simon & Schuster), as well as correspondence related to the 1977 distribution of the sexuality survey and general comments or inquiries regarding Young and Jay’s research for The Gay Report.
Box 4 : 2 - 4

General 1977 - 1979

Box 4 : 5

Jay, Karla 1977 - 1984

Box 4 : 6

Summit Books (Simon & Schuster) 1977 - 1979

Box 4 : 7

Survey Distribution 1977

Box: 4 : 8 - 12 ; 5 : 7

Series 2.  Other Publications and Miscellaneous Material 1975 - 1987

Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet.

Series Scope and Content

This series includes material not directly related to The Gay Report. The bulk of the series consists of correspondence and manuscripts relating to "The Gay Report on Sexually Transmitted Diseases," a 1981 article for the American Journal of Public Health, written by Young in collaboration with Karla Jay, Don Barrett and William W. Darrow.
Box 4 : 8

Affidavit of Karla Jay in Gay Student Services vs. Texas A&M University 1983

Box 4 : 9 - 10

"The Gay Report on Sexually Transmitted Diseases" 1979 - 1983

Box 4 : 9

Manuscripts 1979 - 1983

Box 4 : 10

Correspondence 1979 - 1983

Box 4 : 11

"Homosexuality Goes to School" National Public Radio transcript April 1976

Box 4 : 12

The Millers River Reader. Ed. Allen Young. Massachusetts: Millers River Publishing Company, 1987.

Box 5 : 7 (oversize)

Miscellaneous Material 1975 - 1977