Fonds MG 311 - Cross-Dressing in Saskatchewan collection

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Cross-Dressing in Saskatchewan collection

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MG 311

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  • 1983-2004 (Accumulation)

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0.15 m of textual records
135 photographs
17 video recordings
85 posters
2 artefacts + oversize

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This collection consists of programs, posters, photographs, video recordings and artefacts documenting the development of gay drag in Saskatchewan. The materials are primarily from Saskatoon with some from Regina, and most date from 1984 to 2004. Also included in the collection are records related to the exhibit "All Frocked Up: Glimpses of Cross Dressing in Saskatchewan," produced by Neil Richards in 2003 and presented in the Link Gallery at the University of Saskatchewan. Materials in this collection were donated by Brent Daum, Tim LeMay, Guedo Philipchuk, Neil Richards, Garnet Woloschuk and Maria Jochmaring.

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The collection is arranged into the following series:
I. Programs and Other Publications
II. Photographs
III. Materials donated by Neil Richards
IV. "All Frocked Up" Exhibit
V. Artefacts
VI. Video Recordings
VII. Posters

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Originals of the photographs and videos are held by the donors

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Use, publication, and/or reproduction of records are subject to the terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

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Includes 135 photographs, 17 video recordings, 85 posters and 2 artefacts.

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This collection dealing with cross-dressing as entertainment in Saskatchewan was assembled from 2002 to early 2004 by Neil Richards in connection with his exhibition "All Frocked Up: Glimpses of Cross-dressing in Saskatchewan." The collection was intended to document and preserve the early development of gay drag in Saskatoon.

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