Research Catalog

David Louis Bowie diaries,

Title
David Louis Bowie diaries, 1978-1993.
Author
Bowie, David Louis, 1939-1993.

Details

Description
.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Drawings.
  • Photographic prints.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
  • closed until 2068.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Publication or exhibition of open portions requires written permission of Richard Schaneman.
Source (note)
  • Schaneman, Richard
Biography (note)
  • David Louis Bowie (1939-1993) served in the U.S. Air Force. After his retirement from the military, he worked for Pan American Airways and W.R. Keating Company as a shipping and transport specialist.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 353
Author
Bowie, David Louis, 1939-1993.
Title
David Louis Bowie diaries, 1978-1993.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Access
Portions closed until 2068.
Summary
Collection consists of diaries Bowie kept from 1978 until his death from AIDS-related causes in 1993. He recorded the details of his daily life, commented on noteworthy events, described his sexual encounters (mostly with men), discussed his experiences with the physical effects of AIDS, and noted the deaths of his acquaintances. His drawings accompany most accounts and some photographs are tipped in.
Terms Of Use
Publication or exhibition of open portions requires written permission of Richard Schaneman.
Biography
David Louis Bowie (1939-1993) served in the U.S. Air Force. After his retirement from the military, he worked for Pan American Airways and W.R. Keating Company as a shipping and transport specialist.
Research Call Number
MssCol 353
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