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Collection #46

Darrell Yates Rist Papers

Record:46
Date:1983 - 1994
Size:7 feet

Provenance

This collection was donated by Robert M. Cataldo.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the donor.

Scope and Content

This collection is principally successive manuscript versions of Rist’s book “Heartlands: A Gay Man’s Odyssey Across America.” There is also some correspondence with persons he wrote about in the book.

History or Bio

Darrell Raymond Yates – Rist was born February 26, 1948, and died December 23, 1993, of an AIDS related disease. In his life he was an actor, associate producer – director, script writer, and author. He helped found GLAAD and was an outspoken activist. He wrote Heartlands: A Gay Man’s Odyssey Across America.

Folder List

Box 1

1. [ Correspondence and releases for the book ]
2. Heartlands permissions
3. Heartlands First draft ( to end of South ) [ Ps. 1 – 456 ]
4. Heartlands First draft ( to end of South ) [ Ps. 457 – 620 ]
5. Heartlands First draft ( to end of South ) [ Ps. 621 – 823 ]
6. Original copy p. 346 – End [ Ps. 346 – 600 ]
7. Original copy p. 346 – End [ Ps. 601 – 791 ]
8. Heartlands ( First submission ) [Ps. 1 – 200 ]
9. Heartlands ( First submission ) [ Ps. 201 – 345 ]
10. Heartlands ( First submission ) [ Ps. 346 – 482 ]
11. Heartlands ( First submission ) [ Ps. 483 – 623 ]
12. Heartlands ( First submission ) [ Ps. 624 – 785 ]
13. Heartlands 1st Edit [ Title page – 134 ]
14. Heartlands 1st Edit [ 135 – 261 ]
15. Heartlands 1st Edit [ Ps. 262 – 481 ]
16. Heartlands 1st Edit [ Ps. 482 – 699 ]

Box 2

17. Heartlands 1st Edit [Ps.741 – 760, 766 – 785, 532 – 543, 190 – 200]
18. Heartlands 1st Edit [Ps. 347 – 363 – 384, 392 – 395]
19. Heartlands 1st Edit [Ps. 550 – 555, 593 – 603, 669 – 673, 683 – 691, 745 – 748]
20. Heartlands 1st Edit [Ps. 761-765, 386 – 412, 413 – 450, 451 – 480]
21. Heartlands 1st Edit [Ps. 505 -518, 519 – 527, 528 – 549, 556 – 592]
22. Heartlands 1st Edit [Ps. 604 -623, 668 – 739]
23. Deadmatter [ Title page – 184 ]
24. Deadmatter [ 185 – 425 ]
25. Deadmatter [ 426 – 643 ]
26. Heartlands submitted 1st Edit original [ Title page – 203 ]
27. Heartlands submitted 1st Edit original [ P 204 – 451 ]
28. Heartlands submitted 1st Edit original [ P.452 – 643 ]
29. Extra copy [ Title page – 232 ]
30. Extra copy [ Ps. 233 – 523 ]
31. Extra copy [ Ps. 524 – 643 ]
32. [ Newspaper articles & Magazine articles written by DYR ] Photograph of DYR with unknown student

Box 3

33. [ Note pads: New York, Paris ]
34. [ Note pads: Chicago III, IV, Detroit, Rochester ]
35. [ Note pads: Seattle (2ea), Colorado (4ea), Timetable, Gayellow pages ]
36. [ Note pads: St. Vincent’s (2ea), P-Town, Notes regarding TV Interview ]
37. [ Note pads: South Carolina, Washington, D.C.,a play, Intro 2, Notes from all over ]
38. [ Note pads: Hawaii (3ea) ]
39.  Note pads: Sex story, Sex study group, Hospital notes – Washington, D.C. Sisters by Gwatsky ]
40. [ Note pads: Robert Salomone notes, Arthur Tress at S. Harder / Twining, Jean Cocteau ]
41. [ Note pads: Bathhouse, fantasiafair, Cabaret ]
42. [ Address book A – L ]
43. [ Address book M – W ]

Box 4

44. [ Note pads: Maine and Canada ]
45. [ Note pads: Reno, Nv, New Mexico (2ea) ]
46. [ Note pads:San Francisco (4ea) ]
47. [ Note pads: San Francisco (2ea), New Mexico (2ea), New York (2ea), Louis Reeves II, Note to himself ]
48. [ Note pads: Boston Health Conference 1988, New York ]
49. [ Note pads: Denver, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Rodeo ]
50. [ Note pads: New York City (2ea) ]
51. [ Note pads: Los Angeles, California Men’s Colony, Pocatello Fort Hall, Salt Lake City ]
52. [ Note pads: Alaska (3ea), Hawaii (3ea) ]
53. [ Note pads: Mississippi (3ea), Nebraska, Chicago (ea) ]
54. [ Note pads: Puerto Rico (2ea), Slide notes, Personal Journal ]
55. [ Photographs of Nancy Regan’s interview ]
56. [ Senior High School photos, commencement program June 17, 1966 ]
57. Correspondence
58. [ Illustration and note ]
59. [ Correspondence ]
60. [ Correspondence ]
61. [ Photographs of Darrell, a friend, and a dog named Boo ]
62. [ Handwritten notes, etc. to Ducky from Bear ]
63. [ Photograph of Raymond Jacobs by Gene Bagnato ]
64. [ Correspondence, Currency, Memorial for Gregory M. Kolovakos, love notes for Bear, a pair of socks, Fishhook and jawbone ]
65. [ Notes from Bear to Ducky, photos of D.Y.R.,Drivers licence, Miscellaneous items ]

Box 5

66. Tom Roberts
67. Questions
68. P. W. Backup: New York Post- Going to Paris
69. P. W. Backup: Paris Match – SIDA
70. P. W. Backup: Penthouse – Forum
71. P. W. Backup: Q – Notes
72. P. W. Backup: Reporter – K. Haring Art
73. P. W. Backup: Village Voice
74. P. W. Backup: World Paper
75. Haring, Keith
76. Published work: Articles
77. Published work: Going To Paris
78. Published work: Nation – AIDS
79. Published work: Lectures
80. Published work: Reviews – Art
81. Published: Reviews – Books
82. Published work: Reviews – Film – TV
83. Published work: Scripts – Radio
84. P. W. Backup: Advocate – Pt. 1
85. P. W. Backup: Advocate – Pt. 2
86. P. W. Backup: Advocate – Pt. 3
87. P. W. Backup: Gay Life Handbook
88. P. W. Backup: Nation – Deadly OBS ( 89 )
89. P. W. Backup: Nation Gay Bashing
90. P. W. Backup: Nation – Born Gay?
91. P. W. Backup: New York Native
92. [ Miscellaneous notes, Correspondence, Faxs, Articles ]
93. [ Note pads: Cambridge, Mass., New England I, II, III, IV ]
94. [ Notes from Puerto Rico, Newspaper articles ]
95. [ Note pads: Virginia, Washington, D. C., West Virginia, Maryland, Penna. ]
96. [ Note pads: Texas (IV), Oklahoma (V), Arkansas (VI), Nashville (VII), Charlotte (VIII), Charlotte (IX) ]
97. [ Note pads: North Carolina (2ea), New York City, Cherry Grove, Words & Meanings ]
98. [ Train time tables, maps, etc. ]

Box 6

99. [ Miscellaneous Certificates, letter from a friend, letter from his Aunt and Uncle ]
100. [ Miscellaneous letters to the editor ]
101. [ Two of Mr. Rist’s Karate Certificates ]
102. Reviews: Film / Stage events
103. Heartlands: Interviews
104. P. W. Backup: New York Native – 85 Pt. 1
105. P. W. Backup: New York Native – 84 Pt. 2
106. P. W. Backup: New York Native – 84 Pt. 1
107. P. W. Backup: G M H C Newsletter – Volunteer
108. P. W. Backup: Gay Life
109. P. W. Backup: Gay Chicago
110. P. W. Backup: Film
111. P. W. Backup: Connection
112. P. W. Backup: Christopher Street – Pt. 1
113. P. W. Backup: Christopher Street – Pt. 2
114. Published work: Speeches
115. Published work: Scripts – TV
116. Leslie, Robbie
117. New York Native 85 Pt. 2A
118. New York Native 85 Pt. 2B
119. New York Native 85 Pt. 2C
120. Reviews: Books Barton – Jay, David
121. Reviews: Books Chandos: Boys Together
122. Reviews: Books Core, Philip
123. Reviews: Books NYN/CS Dorothy Farnan
124. Reviews: Books Gay, Peter
125. College Art Association 2/86
126. [ Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation shipping label ]
127. [ Center for American Culture Studies Program ]
128. [ New York Native Going To Paris To Live ]
129. [ Christopher Street: A Visit with Nancy Reagan ]

AUDIO TAPE LIST

1. KQED – San Francisco forum Gay America 3/22/93
2. The Nation Controversy – Weekend DYR All Things Considered
3. Darrell Yates – Rist interview 2/2/93 – 5/16/93
4. Darrell Yates – Rist N.M. Sunday 4/7/91
5. Leah Meeks 1/5/92 A.M., Dr. Charles McCall MVNC, Music – Brian McClellan 1/5/93 P.M., Music – Barbara Woodburn
6. Orange & Black Shuffle by Mike Meeks & Gospel Music
7. All Things Considered # 890402 Adler / AIDS obsession.
8. DYR / WBAI 1/27/89 8:30 A.M., Re: Nation Feb 13’89.
9. Interview with DYR aired Sept. 6, 1985 WBAI – NY.
10. Opinions #1
11. Living & Dying 1987 [ Music ]
12. PFLAG
13. KQED KOB – FM DYR
14. Refuge Temple #2, Temple #1 (2ea)
15. Beyond the Anger of AIDS – DYR
16. Vinegar & Lace: A tribute to Gay Activist
17. Meltons & KKK
18. 700 Club 1/11/84, 2/12/85 (2ea), Civil Rights (4ea)
19. Jerry Falwell (3ea)
20. Jimmy Swaggart
21. Schuller
22. PTL Sermon 2/4/85
23. Study group 2/17/89 (2ea)
24. Psychic consult Rand Lee & Family
25. Creating your own Universe Rand Lee & Family
26. Healing your Diseases Rand Lee & Family
27. Interview by DYR Dominique Dormont at Hospital Percy
28. Interview by DYR with Dr. Willy Rosenbaum at Hospital Pite Salpetrietre
29. Interview by DYR with Tom at L’institut Pasteur, Cambre (2ea)
30. Defamation GLAAD
31. Gregory Kolovrkos Memorial – NYC 6/15/90
32. Om Namah Shnaya
33. Psychic Associates Rand Lee Alexandra for DYR (3ea)
34. Psychic Consult Rand Lee (2ea)
35. Fantasia Fair Radio Program WDMR Provincetown 22 Oct 82
36. Sociological Aspects Seminar Fantasia Fair 23 Oct 82 Provincetown, Ma.
37. Men’s Session National Christian Men’s Event (3ea)
38. Interview w / DYR by Victoria Brownworth Re: Heartlands
39. Petrow – Rist interview Re: Heartlands for Advocate
40. (10ea) Unmanned / Unmarked tapes
41. Buckley
42. Keith Haring
43. Interview with DYR by Dorothy Farnam
44. Interview by DYR with J.B. Bruyet
45. Interview by DYR with Francoise Barre Sinaussi
46. Michael Clark, BAM
47. Jason (2ea)
48. Assotto Saint (2ea)
49. Robbie Leslie (tape 1)
50. Willy Rosenbaum (tape 2)
51. Bnlaiham
52. Rabbi Berkowitz
53. Chuck Jones (3ea)
54. Tom Roberts (2ea)
55. Bob Hicky
56. Philip Core (2ea)
57. Corinne / Jaini (2ea)
58. Jason Deneault
59. Bruce Mailman
60. Chris Costas (4ea)
61. David St. Pierre (6ea)
62. Robert Rosenkrantz (6ea)
63. Linda
64. Josephine 1 (2ea)
65. Diane 2
66. Linda / Marilyn (2ea)
67. Sonia
68. Benca Starrett
69. Sandy (A) / Sonya (B)
70. Sandy
71. Pam (PTown) (2ea) (Tom) Miller
72. Joann Cragg
73. Merissa / Sandy
74. Diane 1 P.Town
75. Sonya and Cynthia
76. Barbara Starrett
77. George Stambolian
78. John Beldekas / Jane Teas
79. Steve Herbita (2ea)
80. Brett / Bill Island Capers (12ea)
81. Dan Turner (3ea)
82. Jean Mc Faddin
83. Kauai
84. D.C. Mini Fair
85. Tape one side two
86. Vanessa
87. George Winston – December (1) Winter Solstice (2)
88. Pictures at an Exhibition
89. 1961- 64 Supreme
90. Brand New Demonstration Tape
91. 3/4′ Tape (1) Rights & Reactions 10 min. (2) NY Post Demonstration 10 min. (3) AIDS: A memorial 15 min.
92. Tape Interview of DYR
93. 2 Films DYR worked on as a script writer