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Leo Adams papers,

Title
Leo Adams papers, 1928-1952.
Author
Adams, Leo, 1903-

Details

Description
.8 linear foot (2 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographic prints.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Adams, Leo
Biography (note)
  • Leo Adams (1903- ) was a management executive with R.H. Macy & Co. in New York City from 1930 to 1965. Before Macy's he worked in the early motion picture theaters in Chicago and New York.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 16
Author
Adams, Leo, 1903-
Title
Leo Adams papers, 1928-1952.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of Adams's correspondence, photographs and poetry. Correspondence is with friends and concerns the personal lives, cultural pursuits and careers of Adams and his circle during the Depression, World War II and post-war eras. Some letters pertain to the homosexual relationships of Adams and others and reflect gay life of the times. Also, a few photographs of Adams and typescript booklet of poetry.
Biography
Leo Adams (1903- ) was a management executive with R.H. Macy & Co. in New York City from 1930 to 1965. Before Macy's he worked in the early motion picture theaters in Chicago and New York.
Occupation
Businessmen.
Research Call Number
MssCol 16
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