Guide to the David McDaniel and Richard Redlon Papers, 1980-1990
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||McDaniel, David A.|
|Title:||David McDaniel and Richard Redlon Papers|
|Quantity:||0.5 cubic ft. (2 boxes)|
|Abstract:||The David McDaniel and Richard Redlon Papers consist cheifly of correspondence between the two men after graduation from Vassar College. Of particular interest is the description of gay life and culture in the 1980s, with some discussion of AIDS in the later letters.|
|Forms of Materials:||correspondence, photographs, and postcards|
David A. McDaniel (VC 1979) and Richard O. Redlon Jr. (VC 1980) began their friendship while students at Vassar. McDaniel became associate librarian at the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Redlon was an historic preservationist and an architecture critic for a Boston magazine. Both men died of AIDS, McDaniel in March 1990, Redlon in December 1993.
The David McDaniel and Richard Redlon Papers consist cheifly of correspondence between the two men after graduation from Vassar College. Of particular interest is the description of gay life and culture in the 1980s, with some discussion of AIDS in the later letters.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
- AIDS (Disease)
- Gay culture -- United States
- Gay men
Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 24 Feb 2009.
David McDaniel and Richard Redlon Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections Staff, 9 Sept 2005.
Gift of Eric Marcus, December 1998.
|Folder 1.1||Biography, collection notes and photographs|
|Folder 1.5||Jan-May 1983|
|Folder 1.6||Jun-Dec 1983|
|Folder 1.8||Jan-Jun 1985|
|Folder 1.9||Jul-Dec 1985|