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Author Bowie, David Louis, 1939-1993.
Title David Louis Bowie diaries, 1978-1993.


Description .8 linear foot (2 boxes)
Restricted Access Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Access Portions closed until 2068.
Summary Collection consists of diaries Bowie kept from 1978 until his death from AIDS-related causes in 1993. He recorded the details of his daily life, commented on noteworthy events, described his sexual encounters (mostly with men), discussed his experiences with the physical effects of AIDS, and noted the deaths of his acquaintances. His drawings accompany most accounts and some photographs are tipped in.
Terms Of Use Publication or exhibition of open portions requires written permission of Richard Schaneman.
Biography David Louis Bowie (1939-1993) served in the U.S. Air Force. After his retirement from the military, he worked for Pan American Airways and W.R. Keating Company as a shipping and transport specialist.
Subject Bowie, David Louis, 1939-1993.
AIDS (Disease)
Gay men.
Homosexuality -- United States.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1971-
Genre/Form Diaries.
Photographic prints.
Call No. MssCol 353
Research Call Number MssCol 353