Scope and Content of Collection
Title: James Morrow papers
Collection number: Coll2008-018
Collection Size: 1 archive carton + 1 flat
archive box. 1.3 linear feet.
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives.
Los Angeles, California 90007
Abstract: Materials created and collected by James (Jim)
Morrow, including a photograph album, autograph books, and miscellaneous items
from A Different Light Bookstore, in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles;
organizational papers from institutions with which Morrow was associated
(Emergence and the Alliance); bibliographical notes and article photocopies on
GLBT youth and suicide; notes from self-defense workshops and a panel on hate
crimes and gay-bashing; and personal items.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection:
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access
Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in
writing from ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives as the physical owner.
Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in
the materials. Note that ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives can grant
copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright.
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for
all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s).
James Morrow papers, Coll2008-018, ONE National Gay and Lesbian
Archives, Los Angeles, California.
Donated by James Morrow, date unknown.
Collection processed by Andrew J. Lau,
May 16, 2008.
Processing this collection has been funded
by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records
Biography to be supplied at a later date.
Scope and Content of Collection
This collection contains a photograph album, autograph books, event
fliers, correspondence, newsletters and miscellaneous materials relating to A
Different Light Bookstore, collected by James Morrow. The photograph album was
prepared by Ann Bradley for the 5th anniversary celebration of A Different
Light in 1984, and includes photographs from the bookstore's earliest days; at
the end are several similar pages of photographs from the 10th anniversary
celebration in 1989. The collection also includes administrative papers for two
organizations: Emergence and the Alliance. Miscellaneous materials include: a
checklist of lesbian and gay landmarks in Los Angeles; a program for
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
(November 22, 1981); a photocopy of an article in the
Village Voice (November 3, 1998) and other
materials concerning the Coors Boycott; a questionnaire from the National
Advisory Group, "Policing Lesbian and Gay Communities," about experiences and
attitudes of lesbians and gay men regarding reporting homophobic-related crime
to the police; a program from a memorial service for author Paul Monette; and
one copy of
Art Papers: Representing Lesbian
[November/December, 1994; 18 (6)]. Additionally, the
collection includes Morrow's notes from various workshops in which he
participated on self-defense and hate crimes, as well as cards sent to him from
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Gay authors--United States--20th
Homosexuality and literature
Lesbian authors--United States--20th