Jim Heverly papers
Scope and Contents of the Papers
Jim Heverly papers, 1979-1999, undated, consist primarily of photographic prints documenting LGBTQ life in Atlanta. The photos were created or gathered for Etcetera magazine. Documenting nightlife and performers, the photos are as filed by the magazine. Some printed materials and manuscript items are interspersed in the files. The collection also includes a scrapbook, circa 1979-1982, that perdominently highlights drag performers in Atlanta and elsewhere.
- 1979-1999, undated
- Heverly, James (Person)
Restrictions on access
Collection is open for research use.
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.
Historical Note about <emph render="italic">Etcetera</emph> Magazine
Etcetera magazine was launched on June 15, 1985 by Pat Coleman, Jaye Evans and Jim Heverly. Before it celebrated its 10th anniversary, it had become the Southeast’s largest LGBT+ publication. The magazine served as a bar and events guide, and also included columns and news articles. Jim Heverly continued as Etcetera's publisher until the magazine ceased in 2002.
9 Linear Feet (18 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Language of Materials
Jim Heverly papers, 1979-1999, undated, consist primarily of photographic prints documenting LGBTQ life in Atlanta. Heverly was one of the publishers of Etcetera, the Southeast’s largest LGBT+ publication, and many of the photos were made or gathered for that publication.
Files arranged alphabetically.
Donated by Jim Heverly, August 2019.
Issues of Etcetera magazine separated to the Gender and Sexuality Periodicals Collection (Q-GS-Periodicals).
Some photographs have been damaged by insects.
Rehoused by Special Collections staff, 2019. Description by William W. Hardesty, February 2022.
- Heverly, James (Person)
- Jim Heverly
- A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
- August 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Special Collections Repository
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Atlanta, Georgia 30303