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Schwartz (Andrew M.) collection on cross-dressing
Coll2008-060  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing
    creator: Schwartz, Andrew M.
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2008-060
    Physical Description: 0.2 Linear Feet 1 archive carton.
    Date (inclusive): circa 1880-1919
    Abstract: Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist".

    Access

    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    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).

    Preferred Citation

    Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing, Coll2008-060, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Andrew M. Schwartz, October 25, 2008; October 17, 2009; and October 25, 2014.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Michael P. Palmer, November 6, 2008; revised October 20, 2009.
    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Postcards, photographs, and other materials, the majority portraying cross-dressing in entertainment. The materials include a series of advertising cards, 1882-circa 1892, satirizing Oscar Wilde and "Aesthetics", a 1917 publicity still of Julian Eltinge in the film The Clever Mrs. Carfax, a 1919 program for his Vaudeville Review, a postcard autographed in 1919 by "Marina, transformiste", and an undated postcard of Émile Grandsart, "The French Fregoli" and "Original Transformist". The materials are arranged alphabetically by personal name, as given.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Cross dressing -- France
    Cross dressing -- United States
    Female impersonators -- France
    Female impersonators -- United States
    Male impersonators -- France
    Male impersonators -- United States
    Picture postcards
    Wilde, Oscar
    Schwartz, Andrew M.
    Eltinge, Julian