Reference code(s): GB 0097 HCA/Ephemera
Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science
Title: Ephemera collected by the Hall-Carpenter Archives
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: c 149 boxes
Name of creator(s): Hall-Carpenter Archives
Ephemeral material relating to gay, lesbian and bisexual issues, has been collected by the Hall-Carpenter Archive since its inception in 1982.
Scope and content/abstract:
Ephemeral material, 1953-2000, collected by the Hall-Carpenter Archive and relevant for the study of gay, lesbian and bisexual history. The ephemera series contains the following material: poster, tickets and leaflets for events; records from organisations for which there is very little surviving material; and records for which the Hall-Carpenter Archive has no information about terms of deposit, or where material has been deposited by several sources. Organisations represented in the ephemera series include regional gay groups, non-UK gay organisations, arts events and commercial organisations. Readers are advised to search the Archives on-line catalogue to locate all relevant material, as material is continually added to the collection.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English, with some German, French, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Belgian, and Swedish
System of arrangement:
Ephemera is entered on the database, filed in the series and given a running number.
Conditions governing access:
Apply to Archivist.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Apply to Archivist for copyright details.
An unbound list in the British Library of Political and Economic Science Archives reading room lists items in alphabetical order by organisation, but readers are advised to search the Archives on-line catalogue to locate all relevant material, as material is continually added to the collection.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Various accessions by individuals and organisations, for which see the Archives on-line catalogue.
Immediate source of acquisition:
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Archivist's note: Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: Oct 2000