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Charles Brittin papers, 1914-2009 (bulk 1950-1979)

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Brittin (Charles) Papers
Series III. Collections, 1937-2005 (bulk 1960s), undated 3.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Brittin's collection of counterculture material is comprised of erotica (photographs, publications, and other papers); advertisements/pamphlets on health, drugs, and spiritual movements. This series also contains Brittin's collection of theater/film papers, film stills, and ephemera, including his membership in the Hollywood Film Society and materials on Orson Welles.
Arrangement
The series is arranged in three groups: erotica, theater/film and advertisements/pamphlets.
box
28, 62-65, 98-99 Erotica, 1937-2000 (bulk 1960s)
box folder
62 1-3 Publications, 1937-1968
Includes the periodical, Physique Pictorial, vol.13, no.4 (1964).
box
62-63 Papers, circa 1965-1968
box folder
62 4-7 Ephemera
box folder
63 1-5 Various
Contains more ephemera, drawings and clippings.
box
28, 63-65 Photographs, 1960s
Box 63 and 64 contain large commercial photographs as well as photographs taken by Brittin and Bob Alexander. More erotica photographs and negatives with Bob Alexander, Anita Alexander, Zack and Beverly Walsh can be found in Beverly Walsh: Erotica files.
box folder
63 6-7 Prints, contact sheets
box
64 11 x 14 inch prints
box
65 Small, mass-produced prints
box folder
28 9 Negatives
box
98-99 Items added later, 1970, 1990-2000, undated
Brittin materials integrated into the archive in 2012.
box folder
99 1-3 Papers, 1970, 1990-2000, undated
Also includes black-and-white photographs and one publication.
box
98 Color negatives, undated
box
66, 99, 133 Theater/Film, 1942-2005, undated
box folder
66 1-4 Papers, 1942-1971
Also includes black-and-white photographs and publications.
box
99, 133 Items added later, 1947-2005, undated
Brittin materials integrated into the archive in 2012.
box folder
99 4-7 Papers, 1947, 1967, 1999-2005
99 8-10 Photographs, undated
Film stills.
box folder
133 11 Posters, undated
Kenneth Anger posters.
133 12 Dashing Stage Beauties of the World, undated
Print portfolio with 12 plates of female performers.
box
66, 80* Advertisements/Pamphlets circa 1942-1969, undated
box folder
66 5 Metaphysics/Philosophy, circa 1942-1957
Booklets and pamphlets on spiritual movements such as Rosicrucianism and Mentalphysics.
66 6 Health, circa 1957-1961
box
66, 80* Drugs, 1950s-1960s, undated
box folder
66 7 Ephemera, 1950s-1960s
box folder
80* 11 Poster, undated


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