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Leather Lifestyle erotica

Identifier: Q152

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Leather Lifestyle Erotica is comprised of photographs, film, artwork and monographs depicting gay sexuality and in particular, the leather lifestyle. Artists include Tom of Finalnad, Arnell, Quaintance, Luger, and Larry Townsend.


  • Creation: 1952-1990, undated

Restrictions on Access

Access to materials in this collection is restricted to qualified researchers. Please consult Archivist to arrange access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.


1 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Leather Lifestyle Erotica was transferred from Atlanta's Fulton County Public Library in June 2017. The identity of the original donor is unkown.

Collection Transfer Note

This collection was previously designated W152, but was assigned collection number Q152 with the formationĀ of the Gender and Sexuality Collection in 2018.

Processing Information

Processed by Morna Gerrard, 2018. Finding aid created by Morna Gerrard, 2018.

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Cultural context


Leather Lifestyle Erotica
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Morna Gerrard
February 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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