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Hugo Berston papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q111

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.

Dates

  • 1975-2008

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to Series II is restricted to qualified researchers. Please consult Special Collections 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.

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.

Extent

6.42 Linear Feet (in 7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

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.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Hugo Berston in multiple accessions, 2013, 2014.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Hugo Berston oral history interview, September 17, 2014 (Q101.13). Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project

Collection Transfer Note

This collection was previously designated W111, but was assigned collection number Q111 with the formationĀ of the Gender and Sexuality Collection in 2018.

Processing Information

Processed by Hilary Morrish at the file level, 2014.
Title
Hugo Berston:
Subtitle
A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Hilary Morrish
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2014: EAD created by Hilary Morrish.
  • January 2016: EAD revised by Hal Hansen.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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