Manuscripts and Archives Division
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Private journal and one typescript restricted until 2055.
The Perry Brass papers (1968-circa 1974) consist of a private journal (1971-1972); literary and college notebooks; scripts of his poems and miscellaneous writings; and a few photographs, sketches and drawings.
Perry Brass, author and playwright, was born (Sept. 15, 1947) in Savannah, Georgia. He attended high school there and afterwards studied fine arts (for one year) at the University of Georgia. From 1965 to 1968 he was employed in the advertising field in New York City. During the early 1970's while a student at New York University he became active in the struggle for gay rights. He wrote numerous articles for the gay press. Some of his poems were also published in Come Out!: Selections from the Radical Gay Liberation Newspaper (N.Y., Times Change Press,c1970).
Controlled Access Terms
- Brass, Perry.
- Authors, American.
- Gays' writings, American.