Schafer (Bill) papers
2 boxes (0.38 cubic feet, 1.19 linear feet)
The Bill Schafer Papers include materials dating from 1985 to 1987 and 1997 to 2002. These materials include poetry published by “Tommy,” Poet Laureate of the Las Vegas Bugle. It also contains papers related to Schafer’s ordainment by the Universal Life Church. The collection includes photographs and papers from the Imperial Royal Sovereign Court of the Desert Empire (IRSCDE), as well as its predecessor, the Royal Barony of the Desert Empire. The collection includes photographs of gay bars and people in Las Vegas as well as photographs of a film project that Schafer was involved with in San Francisco, California.
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