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Finding aid of Rick Mechtly cinema clippings collection Coll2012.162
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Columns and correspondence 1975-1999

Scope and content

The series includes clippings, correspondence, and filmographies. The clippings include columns written by Jack Babuscio, Stephen Bourne, and to a lesser extent Vito Russo. Correspondence files include Stephen Bourne letters to Mechtly along with a very limited number of other motion picture and/or film festival related correspondence. The series also includes several filmographies created by Frank Swilling and Rick Mechtly.

Arrangement

The folders were arranged alphabetically by the last name of their creators.
Box 3, Folder 20-22

Jack Babuscio column Screen Gays 1975-1982, 1990

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 3, Folder 23

Jack Babuscio and Vito Russo columns 1976-1980

Box 3, Folder 24

Stephen Bourne columns 1987-1994

Box 3, Folder 25

Stephen Bourne correspondence 1992-1999

Box 3, Folder 28

Mechtly correspondence 1982-1996

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 3, Folder 29-30

Mechtly filmographies 1980, 1990

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 26-27

Frank Swilling filmographies 1989, 1995

Physical Description: [2 folders]
 

Clippings 1966-2011

Arrangement

The series has been arranged chronologically. Some folders span multiple years which reflects Mechtly's original arrangement.

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection consists of articles, columns, and reviews regarding LGBT actors, motion pictures, and film festivals. Mechtly culled clippings from a variety of mainstream and LBGT magazines and newspapers, 1966-2011. The bulk of the Vito Russo's writings are located in this series.

Arrangement

The folders are arranged chronologically. Folders spanning multiple years reflect Mechtly's original arrangement.
Box 1, Folder 2

1966-1971

Box 1, Folder 1

1966-1982

Box 1, Folder 3

1971-1980

Box 1, Folder 4

1980-1981

Box 1, Folder 5

1982, 1985

Box 1, Folder 6

1982-1983

Box 1, Folder 7

1983-1985

Box 1, Folder 8

1984-1985

Box 1, Folder 9

1985-1986

Box 1, Folder 10

1986-1987

Box 1, Folder 11

1987

Box 1, Folder 13

1988

Box 1, Folder 14

1988-1992

Box 1, Folder 14

1989

Box 1, Folder 15-17

1990

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 1, Folder 19

1991

Box 1, Folder 18

1991-1992

Box 1, Folder 20

1992

Box 2, Folder 1

1992

Box 2, Folder 2-3

1993

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 2, Folder 4-5

1993-1994

Box 2, Folder 6-8

1994

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 2, Folder 9

1994-1995

Box 2, Folder 10-12

1995

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 2, Folder 13

1995-1996

Box 2, Folder 14-16

1996

Physical Description: [3 folders]
Box 2, Folder 17

1997

Box 2, Folder 18

1997-1998

Box 2, Folder 19

1998

Box 2, Folder 20

1998-1999

Box 2, Folder 21

1999

Box 2, Folder 22

1999-2000

Box 3, Folder 1

2000-2001

Box 3, Folder 2

2001

Box 3, Folder 3

2001-2002

Box 3, Folder 4-5

2002

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 6

2002-2003

Box 3, Folder 7

2003-2004

Box 3, Folder 8-9

2004

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 10-11

2005

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 12-13

2006

Physical Description: [2 folders]
Box 3, Folder 14

2007

Box 3, Folder 15-16

2008

Box 3, Folder 17

2009

Box 3, Folder 18

2010

Box 3, Folder 19

2011

Language of Material: English