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Checkmate Magazine Publications

Identifier: Tretter-87

Scope and Contents

To view a full listing of the Tretter Collection's holdings, please visit the UMN Library's Catalog record here: Checkmate, Tretter Holdings


  • Creation: 1992 - 2002

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Checkmate is a gay leather, dungeon, sexual education, and editorial magazine published quarterly by Telecentral Electronics out of Wyoming, Pennslyvannia. This publication merged with Dungeon Master in spring of 1995.


.25 Linear Feet (1 half Hollinger box)

Language of Materials



This record represents the run of Checkmate held in the Tretter Collection. It is not a complete run but contains all issues from 1992 up to 2000.

Checkmate Magazine Publications
Jemma Kloss
January 2023
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Jean Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies Collecting Area