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Perry Brass papers,

Title
Perry Brass papers, 1968-1974.
Author
Brass, Perry.

Details

Description
.5 linear foot (1 box).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Note
  • Forms part of the International Gay Information Center Collection.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
  • Private journal and one typescript restricted until 2055.
Biography (note)
  • 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).
Call Number
MssCol 373
Author
Brass, Perry.
Title
Perry Brass papers, 1968-1974.
Summary
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.
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Access
Private journal and one typescript restricted until 2055.
Biography
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).
Research Call Number
MssCol 373
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