Gregory Hinton papers, 1981-2015

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hinton, Gregory
Title
Gregory Hinton papers
Dates
1981-2015 (inclusive)
Quantity
10.98 cubic ft. (13 boxes) + 3.395 GB
Collection Number
12604
Summary
These are the scripts, research files, manuscript proofs, emails, and VHS and DVD recordings of an author, filmmaker, and playwright. He was interested in documenting the experiences of gay life in the American West.
Repository
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
82071
Telephone: 3077663756
ahcref@uwyo.edu
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Languages
English

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Gregory Hinton was an author, filmmaker, playwright, and curator. Hinton's work as a playwright included "Beyond Brokeback" and "Diversity Day", a staged reenactment of contentious Missoula City Council public testimony. Hinton was involved in three staged readings of the marriage equality play "8". Hinton's work in feature films included producing the AIDS drama, "It's My Party" (1996). He also wrote and produced the controversial film "Circuit" (2002). Hinton's published novels include: "Cathedral City" (2001), "Desperate Hearts" (2002), "The Way Things Ought to Be" (2003), and "Santa Monica Canyon" (2007). Hinton worked as an independent curator, partnering with museums, libraries, and universities in ten states to create and produce "Out West", a historical public program which included a series of plays, films, lectures, and exhibitions dedicated to the history and culture of diverse communities in the American West.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection contains documents related to Gregory Hinton's accomplishments and works, particularly "Out West", "Beyond Brokeback", "Cathedral City", "Desperate Hearts", "The Way Things Ought to Be", and "Santa Monica Canyon". Collection also contains files detailing his film experiences, such as "It's My Party" and "Circuit", awards received by Hinton, posters of his works, and files about Hinton's family.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

Donor retains copyright. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Gregory Hinton at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

This material was received from Gregory Hinton from 2014-2018.

Processing Note

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Molly Marcusse in April 2015. Additions made by Molly Marcusse in August 2015 and updated by Jamie Greene in November 2016 and March 2019.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

"8", Las Vegas Library, 2013Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

"8", Bozeman Library, 2012Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

"8", KCATF/7 Staging LGBT Oral History, 2012Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

AAA GLBTQ Alliance, AAM Expo 2014, Seattle, WA, 2014Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Articles, Autry, BBCW, Eiteljorg, Coloradan, Hinton PaperReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Articles for "S.M.C."Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4,

Articles for "S.M.C."Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4,

Audio Visual:Return to Top

Container(s): Box

Container(s) Description
Box
4
DVD: The Eyes of Don Bachardy
4
VHS: David Hockney Pleasures of the Eye
7
VHS: Ron's Interview of Gregory Hinton
1986
7
VHS: North Shore
7
VHS: Reform School Girls
7
VHS: Getting Right
7
VHS: Directing: How to Get There
7
VHS: Worldwide Documentaries "A Closer Walk"
7
DVD: Circuit
7
DVD: It's My Party
8
VHS: Gregory Hinton book signing

Awards & Documents - Gregory Hinton, 2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 9

Awards: IGRA President's award, 2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 9

Beyond Brokeback, Shepard Symposium on Social Justice, Laramie, 2011Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Beyond Brokeback, One City/One Pride, West Hollywood, 2011Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Beyond Brokeback, Bozeman Public Library, 2011Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Beyond Brokeback, Roosevelt University Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL, 2011Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Book: "Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo" edited by Johanna M. Blume, Assistant Curator of Western Art - Eiteljorg Museum, 2016Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

CNN "This Is Life" With Lisa Ling, Gay Rodeo, 2014Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Cathedral City - Legal, Representation, Promo, Kensington Publishing, Return to Top

Container(s): Box 5,

Cathedral City - Agency RepresentationReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 5,

Cathedral City PressReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 5,

Cathedral City MusicReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 5,

Cathedral City brickReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 5,

CircuitReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Circuit correspondenceReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Circuit Notes & PressReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Correspondence:Return to Top

Container(s): Box

Container(s) Description
Box
13
Miscellaneous correspondence regarding "Chinook", "Night Rodeo", "Queen at the Cody Stampede"
2012-2014
Digital Folder ahcdm_12604_001
Emails - to and from Gregory Hinton regarding Out West at the Autry, Beyond Brokeback, Diversity Day, "8", Gay Rodeo Legacy, and iUniverse
2008-2015
Box
2
VIP correspondence, Out West, Hinton Papers
4
Santa Monica rejection letters
4
Letters from Don Bachardy, Paul Wonner, Theophilus Brown, "S.M.C."
4
Query Letters, Promo, "S.M.C."
5
Query Letters, Cathedral City
5
Letters of Response, Cathedral City

Diplomas and college transcript - Gregory Hinton, 1977Return to Top

Container(s): Box 12

Diversity Day, Las Vegas Library, 2014Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Diversity Day, Laramie/Missoula/Billings, 2013Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Diversity Day, KCAFT/7 Sacto, 2013Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Diversity Day Research, Play, etc.Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Driving Montana, 2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Family papers:Return to Top

Container(s): Box

Container(s) Description
Box
12
John Scott Hinton 1950-2002, Brother of Gregory Hinton - photographs, letters, poems, drawings from my beloved brother
1950-2002
Folder
12 and Digital ahcdm_12604_002
Tom Ferris, life partner 1989 to present - photographs, manuscripts, cards
1989-2015
12 and Digital ahcdm_12604_004
Hinton Family Papers - slides, photographs, stage play, death certificates, and video (DVD) "Hinton, Jones, Robinettes"
1985-1990
3
Cody Enterprise, "Wot a Week!" columns by G.C. (Kip) Hinton
13
Cody Enterprise, "Wot a Week!" columns by G.C. (Kip) Hinton - name plate, correspondence
2008-2009

Front Range 2014, 2014Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Frontiers Magazine, Vol. 22, Issue 11Return to Top

Container(s): Box 6,

GLBT Historical Society, San Francisco, CA, "Milk", 2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Gay Rodeo Legacy Project, Autry National Center, 2008Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Hidden Histories, Eiteljorg Museum, 2012Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Hidden Histories, Out West at the Autry #2, 2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

It's My Party PressReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Los Angeles City Council, Autry Testimony, 2011Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Manuscripts:Return to Top

Container(s): Box

Container(s) Description
Box
3
"Night Rodeo" Novel 2nd draft
2009
3
"The Book of Waitresses" screen play
2005
3
"Pena Ronda" screenplay
3
"Tools for Loving" screenplay
3
"Santa Monica Canyon" screenplay
3
"The Bird Artist" screenplay
3
"dizzy & jimmy" screenplay
3
"The Night Without Moon or Star" screenplay
4
"Santa Monica Canyon" by Gregory Hinton
4
"Santa Monica Canyon" by Gregory Hinton Final
4
"S.M.C." Papers
6
"The Way Things Ought to Be" by Gregory Hinton 1
6
"The Way Things Ought to Be" by Gregory Hinton 2
6
"The Way Things Ought to Be" Screenplay Adaptation
3
"Cathedral City" scripts
5
"Cathedral City" Script - Coverage/Concept Papers, Cast List/Budget
8
"Cathedral City" mementos
8
"Cathedral City" Galley
2000
8
"Cathedral City" screenplay
8
"Cathedral City" by Gregory Hinton
8
"Cathedral City" by Gregory Hinton uncorrected proof
8
"Desperate Hearts" Galley
2002
8
"Desperate Hearts" by Gregory Hinton
8
"Desperate Hearts" by Gregory Hinton uncorrected proof
8
"Desperate Palms"
2001
12
"Waiting for a Chinook: A New Play About Old Newspapers)" by Gregory Hinton
2014
12
"Waiting for a Chinook" C.M Russel Museum Chamber Performance - clippings, manuscript, programs
2014
12
"Waiting for a Chinook" playbill, press from Snowy Range Summer Theatre Festival, and photographs
2014
12
"Waiting for a Chinook" draft of play
2014
13
"Community Journalism" play
2012-2014
13
"Queen of the Cody Stampede" screen play
1986
13
"Queen of the Cody Stampede" first draft novel
1993

MapsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 5,

The Marked Reference BibleReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 6,

The Holy BibleReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 6,

News Clippings, Cathedral City & Desperate HeartsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 5,

Out West:Return to Top

Container(s): Box

Container(s) Description
Box
1
Out West with Buffalo Bill, Las Vegas Library
2014
1
Blake Little, Eiteljorg, Out West
1
The Wild West, Out West at the Autry
2013
1
Two spirits, Out West at the Eiteljorg
2013
1
Two Spirits, Out West at the Las Vegas Library
2012
1
Beyond Brokeback, Out West at the Las Vegas Library
2012
2
Out west Concept Paper Timeline
2
Out West at the Bozeman Library, Patricia Nell Warren
2011
2
Out West with George Takei, Autry
2010
2
Out West with Buffalo Bill, BBCW Fellowship
2011
2
Brokeback Shirts, Autry Installation, Out West
2009
2
Whatever Happened to Ennis Del Mar? #1, Out West at the Autry
2009
2
Beyond Brokeback, Out West at the Autry #3
2010
2
Patricia Nell Warren, Out West at the Las Vegas Library
2011
2
Marsden Hartley, Out West at the Autry
2011
2
PHRANC & Co., Out West at the Autry
2011
2
Saving the LGBT Story, Out West at the Autry
2011
Folder
Digital ahcdm_1260_003
Out West programming - Beyond Brokeback, press releases, PowerPoint presentations, images, manuscript documents
2012-2014

Out Write 25, West Hollywood, CA, 2013Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Paladin awards, Denver, 2014Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Paladin Awards, San Diego, 2013Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Paladin Awards, Out West at the Phoenix Library, 2013Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Photographs:Return to Top

Container(s): Box

Container(s) Description
Box
12
Gregory Hinton - early childhood and secondary school
1960-1972
9
Photograph of Blake Little (rodeo performer), signed, with personal note to Gregory Hinton
undated

Posters: Reform School Girls, Waiting for a Chinook, Grease, Circuit, Reform School Girls, It's My Party, 2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 10

Posters: Marriage Equality, Liza Minelli Event, Gregory Hinton Book Signing, Out West at the Autry, Beyond Brokeback, 2009-2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 11

Pride in the Saddle, New Mexico History Museum, 2013Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Pride in the Saddle, Las Vegas Library, 2012Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Project articles - Gregory HintonReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Project: It's My PartyReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Project NewsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

PublicityReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 5,

Reform School GirlsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Research files: "Night Rodeo", "Queen of the Cody Stampede", "Waiting for a Chinook", 1961-2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

Research for lecture on demise of print journalism, undated Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

Same Sex Dynamics, Las Vegas Library, 2013Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Same Sex Dynamics in 19th Century, Mormon Example, 2012Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate, West Hollywood, CA, 2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Speeches: "Waiting for a Chinook: Searching For My Father - A Wyoming Country Editor" presented to the Montana Historical Society, 2014Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

Speeches: Montana Newspaper Association Convention - Big Sky 2015, 2015Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

Staging LGBT History, One City/One Pride, West Hollywood, 2012Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Stories and poems - miscellaneous, 1971-2015Return to Top

Container(s): Box 12

Tacoma Art Museum, Hide/Seek, 2012Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1,

Tom Gregory Autograph BookReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Travel to Cody - travel receipts, 2014Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

Two Spirits, One City/One Pride, West Hollywood, CA, 2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Ucross Foundation, Spring 2009, 2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

Universe, "S.M.C."Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4,

The Way Things Ought to Be - Press, Research, Eric SawyerReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 6,

The Way Things Ought to Be - Keen James VersionReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 6,

The Way Things Ought to Be - Boulder SettingsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 6,

Whisper Me SafeReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Whitney anniversary and the BBHC (Buffalo Bill Historical Center) - speech, correspondence, photographs, 2009Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

World Gay Rodeo, Laughlin, NV, 2010Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2,

Writers Guild of America registration paperworkReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 7,

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Gay rodeos
  • Homosexuality -- West (U.S.)

Geographical Names

  • California -- 20th century
  • Colorado -- 20th century
  • Montana -- 20th century
  • Wyoming -- 20th century
  • Wyoming -- History -- 2000-