Gay Bar book project records, 2006-2012

Fellows, Will

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Contributors
  • Physical Details
    • .6 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
    • 1 oversize folder
    • 3 audio cassettes
    • digital files
  • Arrangement Box 1: Research on Branson, interviews, book development, and publicity; Box 2: Correspondence from readers, book reviews, book tour, play and film; Oversize Folder: Posters; Audio 1: Russell Hammond; Audio 2: Russell Hammond and Caroline Hammond; Audio 3: Caroline Hammond; Digital Files: photos and songs
  • OCLC ocn972880408

Restrictions

  • There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.

Summary

  • Records pertaining to Fellow's 2010 book, Gay Bar: The Fabulous, True Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950s, which was a revival of the 1957 book Gay Bar by Helen P. Branson. Included are materials pertaining to Fellow's research on Branson, including interviews, as well as materials on the book's development and production, publicity, reviews, and correspondence from readers. The collection also includes materials related to playwright Dean Gray's efforts to stage a play based on Gay Bar, and Fellow's efforts to create a screenplay based on the book.
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