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Chris Collins Collection

Identifier: MS-0228

Scope and Contents

The Chris Collins Collection was gifted by Collins in the Fall of 2012. The collection contains many periodicals related to local and regional Kansas City LGBT issues, as well as Drag Queen culture in many manifestations. Also housed within the collection are programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to Jewel Box Lounge, and local Drag Queen performers from the 1970s-90s in Kansas City.

For more items related to the Jewel Box and other local establishments in the same vein, see the GLAMA-Olene Crowley Collection, MS229.


  • 1967 - 2005


Conditions Governing Use

Donor has transferred copyright of materials they have created


0.17 Linear Feet (LaBudde: 1 container, 39 photographs.)

Language of Materials


LaBudde: Jeff Borowiec, Stuart Hinds (supervising archivist).
LaBudde: May 2013.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository