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Finding Aid to the Edward DeCelle Papers, 1969-2001
BANC MSS 2005/185c  
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Description
The Edward DeCelle Papers, 1969-2001, includes the correspondence, transaction records and research files of art collector and former San Francisco gallery owner Edward Brooks DeCelle.
Background
Edward Brooks DeCelle was a gallery owner, curator, and fine art collector based primarily in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Perhaps best known for the curation of the 1979 exhibit at 80 Langton in San Francisco entitled "Censored" showcasing the works of Robert Mapplethorpe, DeCelle was heavily influential in the gay renaissance of the 1970's and 1980's in San Francisco.
Extent
Number of containers: 2 cartons Linear feet: 2.5
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94270-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.