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Andrew M. Schwartz Collection on Cross-Dressing
Coll2008-060  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Andrew M. Schwartz collection on cross-dressing
    Dates: circa 1880-1919
    Collection number: Coll2008-060
    Creator: Schwartz, Andrew M.
    Collection Size: 1 archive half-carton. 0.2 linear foot.
    Repository: ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives.
    Los Angeles, California 90007
    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".
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    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, and October 17, 2009.

    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.

    Biography

    To be provided later.

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Cross-dressing--France
    Cross-dressing--United States
    Eltinge, Julian, 1883-1941
    Female impersonators--France
    Female impersonators--United States
    Male impersonators--France
    Male impersonators--United States
    Transvestism in motion pictures
    Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900