List of Illustrations Foreword Ann Cvetkovich Acknowledgments Introduction: Something Queer at the Archive Amy L. Stone and Jaime Cantrell PART I. ARCHIVAL MATERIALITY 1. Making a Place for Lesbian Life at the Lesbian Herstory Archives Agatha Beins 2. Secrets in Boxes: The Historian as Archivist Craig M. Loftin 3. Papered Over, or Some Observations on Materiality and Archival Method Maryanne Dever PART II. BEYOND THE TEXT 4. Elsa Gidlow's Garden: Plants, Archives, and Queer History Greg Youmans 5. Indexing Desire: The Gay Male Pornographic Video Collection as Affective Archive Whitney Strub 6. Feverishly Lesbian-Feminist: Archival Objects and Queer Desires Julie R. Enszer PART III. ARCHIVAL MARGINALIZATIONS 7. Straight Talk, Queer Haunt: The Paranormal Activity of the Chicano Art Movement Robb Hernandez 8. Victory Celebration for Essex Charles Hemphill; or, What Essex Saved Rebecca Lynne Fullan 9. Interrogating Trans* Identities in the Archives Liam Oliver Lair 10. Putting Trans* History on the Shelves: The Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria, Canada Aaron H. Devor and Lara Wilson PART IV: CATALOGING QUEER LIVES 11. Autobiographical Text, Archives, and Activism: The Jane Rule Fonds and Her Unpublished Memoir,Taking My Life Linda M. Morra 12. Interviewing Hustlers: Cross-Class Relations, Sexual Self-Documentation, and the Erotics of Queer Archives Yuriy Zikratyy 13. SUBSCRIBE to Feminary! Producing Community, Region, and Archive Jaime Cantrell Contributors Index
Amy L. Stone is Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Trinity University and author of Gay Rights at the Ballot Box. Jaime Cantrell is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Mississippi.