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Hugo Berston:

A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2017-02-14T13:20-0500
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator: Berston, Hugo
Title: Hugo Berston papers
Dates: 1975-2008
Quantity: 6.42 Linear feet (in 7 boxes)
Identification: W111
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Papers

The Hugo Berston papers consist of gay pin up calendars and catalogues, adult literature, advertisements, flyers and gay vacation planners and fans, 1975-2008. The papers include publications and ephemera related to many events organized by and for the gay community in Atlanta, Georgia, including Atlanta Pride Festivals.


Biography of Hugo Berston

Hugo Berston was born in 1942 into a middle-class Minnesota family. In 1962, he attended Macalester College and St. Cloud State University in St. Paul, Minnesota, graduating with a BA in history and sociology. He went on to get his masters in health administration from the University of Health Sciences in Chicago. He worked for the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the environmental protection units, and in the federal civil service. While living in Atlanta, he worked for the AIDS project and Emory Hospital.


Index Terms

AIDS (Disease)
Gay community
Gay men
Gay pornography
Gays--Travel

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access to Series II is restricted to qualified researchers. Please consult archivist for access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Hugo Berston papers, W111, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Hugo Berston, 2013, 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Hilary Morrish, 2014. EAD created by Hilary Morrish, 2014; revised by Harold Victor Hansen, Jr., January 2016.


Related Material

Related Materials in This Repository
Hugo Berston oral history interview, September 17, 2014 (W101.13). Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project


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