TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Related Material

Detailed Description of the Collection

The Exiles Records,

Finding Aid to the Thorne Papers on The Exiles



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Leather Archives and Museum
6418 N. Greenview Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60660
773-761-9200
Creator: Thorne
Title: Thorne Papers on The Exiles
Dates: 2001-2006
Quantity: .5 linear feet
Identification: PERS0047
Language: The records are in English.

Biographical Note

Thorne was an educator and orientation officer for The Exiles from 2001-2006, “An educational group for women who have a positive personal interest in BDSM.” The Exiles was established in San Francisco in 1997 with seed money from The Outcasts (1984-1997).

Sources:
The Exiles website. http://theexiles.org
Where Are The Leatherwomen by Deborah Isadora. Leatherati http://www.leatherati.com/2011/02/where-are-the-leatherwomen-1

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Scope and Contents

Business and planning records from Thorne’s work with the Exiles.

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Arrangement

Records were chronologically arranged by the creator. Loose papers have been placed in folders and given supplied titles.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Full names of the creator Thorne and other individuals may not be published.

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Related Material

The Exiles. Vertical Files. Leather Archives and Museum, Chicago Illinois.

The Lunatic Fringe. Periodical Collections. Leather Archives and Museum, Chicago Illinois.

2000-2007 issues of The Lunatic Fringe were added to the periodicals collection.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: The Exiles Records
Series include new member orientation records, planning and programming ephemera, and business meeting records such as agendas, outcomes, notes and correspondence.
1 1 Programming and Planning Records
2 Business Meetings
3 Orientation
4 BDSM Educational Panels
5 Program and Administrative Records
5 Program and Administrative Records