David Drake Collection

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US TxAM-C C000527

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David Drake Collection


  • 1990-1996; Undated (Creation)


1 box

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Biographical history

David Drake is a well-known author, actor, director, and playwright. He is best known for authoring and performing in "The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me", a story about a man discovering more about his sexuality while simultaneously addressing the AIDS crisis in the 1980s. His work won numerous prestigious awards. He has appeared in many short films, films, and TV series. He also serves as the Artistic Director at the Provincetown Theater.

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This collection contains letters, postcards, and artwork sent to Drake by his friends and his fans that he compiled over the years.

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

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  • English

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These materials were in possession of Don Kelly who generously donated this collection to Texas A&M. Pick-up donation in Houston, TX.



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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Authors: Olivia Nault and Shruthin Chirayath.

Archivist's note

© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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