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Finding aid of the Matthew and Buddy of Glendale Photograph Albums
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Box : Folder 1 : 1-13 ; 2 : 1-14 ; 3 : 1-12 ; 4: 1-3

Series 1:  Photograph Albums 1965-1993

Physical Description: 39 albums + 3 folders of loose pages

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of the photograph albums of Matthew Schmidt and Albert Antunes (pseudonyms: Matthew and Buddy of Glendale). The early albums document the Los Angeles non-bar gay scene from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s, and include many photographs of elaborate costume parties the couple threw at their home. The later albums document the couple's extensive world travels.
Box 1 : 1

Album 1: Xmas House Decorations ; Antique Shop circa 1965

Box 1 : 2

Album 2: Song of the Loon ; Matthew's Birthday circa 1968-1971

Box 1 : 3

Album 3: Wrangler Party circa 1968-1969

Box 1 : 4

Album 4: Matthew of Glendale circa 1969-1971

Box 1 : 5

Album 5: 8x10 Portraits circa 1969-1970

Box 1 : 6

Album 6: "An Evening in Las Vegas" 1971

Box 1 : 7

Album 7: Leather/Western Shambles circa 1972

Box 1 : 8

Album 8: Hawaii & Shamrock's Party circa 1972

Box 1 : 9

Album 9: Columnist's Party - 1972 ; Aldo's B'day Party ; Xmas 1972 ; Camelot Ball ; MCC Fire ; S.F. Coronation circa 1972-1973

Box 1 : 10

Album 10: Europe 1972

Box 1 : 11

Album 11: Friends circa 1972-1974

Box 1 : 12

Album 12: St. Patrick's Day Party circa 1971-1973

Box 1 : 13

Album 13: Welcome Home Buddy ; Ron of Cambridge/Welcome to Glendale circa 1973

Box 2 : 1

Album 14: Shamrock's Festival 1973

Box 2 : 2

Album 15: Buddy/Matthew Pictures circa 1974

Box 2 : 3

Album 16: Hawaii - Alaska, Sept. 1974

Box 2 : 4

Album 17: Vacations circa 1974

Box 2 : 5-6

Albums 18-19: Cycle M.C. European Trip Sept. 1978

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 2 : 7

Album 20: Spain - Portugal - Morocco Sept. 1979

Box 2 : 8

Album 21: England - France - Italy and Greece Summer 1980

Box 2 : 9

Album 22: Greece 1980

Box 2 : 10

Album 23: Singapore - Hong Kong - Bangkok 1981

Box 2 : 11

Album 24: New Zealand April 1981

Box 2 : 12

Album 25: Australia - New Zealand ; New Orleans Mardi Gras 1981

Box 2 : 13

Album 26: Mexico - Hawaii 1981

Box 2 : 14 ; 3 : 1

Albums 27-28: China 1981

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 3 : 2

Album 29: Moscow June 1982

Box 3 : 3

Album 30: Tahiti - Jan.-Feb. 1982 ; Xmas - 1980

Box 3 : 4

Album 31: Norway and Sweden June 1982

Box 3 : 5

Album 32: Finland and Leningrad June 1982

Box 3 : 6-7

Albums 33-34: Egypt April 1983

Physical Description: 2 folders.
Box 3 : 8-10

Albums 35-37: India - Nepal Sept.-Oct. 1983

Physical Description: 3 folders.
Box 3 : 11

Album 38: Royal Princess Cruise 1990

Box 3 : 12

Album 39: Bus Trip to Yosemite May 1993

Box 4 : 1-3

Loose Photo Album Pages : A - C circa 1967-1973

Physical Description: 3 folders.
Box 4 : 1

A circa 1967

Box 4 : 2

B circa 1971-1973

Box 4 : 3

C n.d.

Box : Folder 4 : 4-7

Series 2:  Printed and Manuscript Materials 1934-1957

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of a program for The Jewel Box Revue, clippings on John Nichols from Life Magazine, an undated clipping from Compass Newspaper, and a 1934 letter from Mae West.
Box 4 : 4

The Jewel Box Revue Program circa 1957

Box 4 : 5

Clippings - John Nichols - Life Magazine February 9, 1948

Box 4 : 6

Clipping - Compass n.d.

Box 4 : 7

Letter from Mae West February 14, 1934