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The International Bathhouse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I14

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Bathhouses are a major cultural institution for the gay male community. Historically, these were spaces where men were permitted to  find community  and seek out sexual encounters with other men.  This collection contains travel articles and ephemera pertaining to bathhouses in the United States and abroad. The bulk of the collection is comprised of advertisements, magazine clippings, brochures, and ephemera for various bathhouses.

Dates

  • Created: 1970 - 2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.

Biographical or Historical Information

The creator of this collection wishes to remain anonymous.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

3 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection of clippings, advertisements, brochures, and ephemera pertaining to international bathhouses that served the LGBT community.

Arrangement Note

By continent or country, city, and venue as collected and organized by donor

Source of Acquisition

Anonymous

Method of Acquisition

Donation

Title
The International Bathhouse Collection
Author
CBW
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

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