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Author Adams, Leo, 1903-
Title Leo Adams papers, 1928-1952.


Description .8 linear foot (2 boxes)
Restricted Access Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary Collection consists of Adams's correspondence, photographs and poetry. Correspondence is with friends and concerns the personal lives, cultural pursuits and careers of Adams and his circle during the Depression, World War II and post-war eras. Some letters pertain to the homosexual relationships of Adams and others and reflect gay life of the times. Also, a few photographs of Adams and typescript booklet of poetry.
Biography Leo Adams (1903- ) was a management executive with R.H. Macy & Co. in New York City from 1930 to 1965. Before Macy's he worked in the early motion picture theaters in Chicago and New York.
Subject Adams, Leo, 1903-
Macy's (Firm)
Gay men.
Homosexuality -- United States.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970.
Genre/Form Photographic prints.
Occupation Businessmen.
Call No. MssCol 16
Research Call Number MssCol 16