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Guide to the Stephen Styles Papers MSS.578

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 12, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Stacey Flatt to reflect 2019 processing of material  , September 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Styles, Stephen
Source - dnr: Medwig, Elizabeth
Title: Stephen Styles Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1920s-2018, undated
Dates [bulk]: 1980s-2000s
Abstract: Stephen Styles (born Stephen Stern) was a member of Andy Warhol's social group, a close friend of Candy Darling, and part of the drag scene of 1960s New York City. The Stephen Styles Papers consists of materials created and collected by Styles, and includes correspondence from friends and family, photographic prints of Styles and friends, an astral portrait, books, a limited edition art print, and notes. A large portion of this collection contains ephemera related to Style's interest in film and theater actors from the early and mid-20th century, including publicity photographs, newspaper clippings and magazines, movie posters, playbills from the 1940s, and sheet music from the 1920s and 1930s. Photographic portraits of actors Candy Darling and Dorian Gray from 1971 can also be found in this collection.
Quantity: 3 linear feet in 4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize box folders and 1 flat box file folder in shared boxes
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.578