collection of mail order erotica, circa 1966-2000

Collection Number: 7634

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Collection of mail order erotica, circa 1966-2000
Collection Number:
7634
Quantity:
1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Publications, printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Miscellaneous mail order brochures, fliers, advertisements, and clippings relating to pornographic and erotic videos, photographs, publications, sexual aids and other erotic merchandise aimed at heterosexuals and gay men.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Miscellaneous mail order brochures, fliers, advertisements, and clippings relating to pornographic and erotic videos, photographs, publications, sexual aids and other erotic merchandise aimed at heterosexuals and gay men.
SUBJECTS

Subjects:
Advertising--Sex-oriented businesses.
Pornography.
Bondage (Sexual behavior).
Erotic films.
Erotica.
Gay men--sexual behavior.
Heterosexuals--sexual behavior.
Leather lifestyle.
Mail-order business.
Sadomasochism.
Sex oriented periodicals.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Collection of mail order erotica, #7634. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Collecting Program: Human Sexuality Collection.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1-17
Promotional material mostly for gay male erotic magazines and photographs, collected by the Mariposa Foundation
circa 1966-1970s
Box 1 Folder 18
S&M Dungeon Devices, collected by Mariposa Foundation
1976
Box 1 Folder 19
Pat Rocco catalogs, no. 24-26, collected by Mariposa Foundation
1968-1970
Box 1 Folder 20
Calafran catalogs, 3 issues, collected by Mariposa Foundation
1968-1969
Box 1 Folder 37
Various catalogs, including a 1972 catalog of marital aids by Le Salon Mail Order, catalogs by Rodox Trading of Denmark, International Guild Guides, and assorted catalogs of gay male erotica, collected by Mariposa Foundation.
circa 1971- 1980s
Box 1 Folder 21
Zimba Productions, photo studio presenting the black male physique
circa 1980s?
Box 1 Folder 22
Demand, by Wings. Audio cassettes and videos.
circa 1980s?
Box 1 Folder 23
Katsam Productions, gay porn videos, collected by Elysian Fields Booksellers
1989
Box 1 Folder 24
Mercury Distributing, no. 1. San Francisco gay oriented products
1982
Box 1 Folder 25
Mercury Mail Order
1988-1989
Box 1 Folder 26
Video Wholesale Movies
1989
Box 1 Folder 27
Cross Country, poster for Falcon studios movie
circa 1990s?
Box 1 Folder 28
Sensations catalogs, 3 issues, collected by Cornell
1999
Box 1 Folder 29
Pacific Creek Associates
2000
Box 1 Folder 30
Bondage Annual, Anonymous 2006 gift
1977
Box 1 Folder 31
Bondage Toy Catalog, Anonymous 2006 gift
Box 1 Folder 32
Promotional material for heterosexual and transvestite bondage magazines and videos, Anonymous 2006 gift.
1978-circa 1980s
Box 1 Folder 33
Damsels in Distress, Buyer's Guide, no. 1. B&D Pleasures. Anonymous 2006 gift
circa 1990s
Box 1 Folder 34
Buyer's Guide, fetish catalog and supplement, B&D Pleasures. Anonymous 2006 gift.
1992
Box 1 Folder 35
Complete Adult Mail Order Catalog, Anonymous 2006 gift.
circa 1980
Box 1 Folder 36
Lorell Dolan Productions, panty and bra lingerie videos. Anonymous 2006 gift.
circa 1980s
Box 1
Music Legs
ca. 2000s
Box 1
Music Legs
ca. 2000s
Apparel, leggings, pantyhose, costumes.
Box 1
Tu Shy
Spring 2006
Apparel
Box 1
Foreplay, Volume 1
January 2007
Apparel
Box 1
Body Zone, Volume X1
October 2006
Apparel