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Helen Adam Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PCMS-0079
Abstract Helen Adam (1909-1993) was a poet and visual artist of the San Francisco Renaissance. Born in Scotland, she garnered acclaim at a young age for her collection of poems titled The Elfin Peddlar. After attending Edinburgh University for two years Helen and her sister and frequent collaborator Pat Adam worked as journalists in London before moving to the United States with their mother in 1939. The family made their way to San Francisco, at the beginning of...
Dates: 1890-2009; Majority of material found within 1914-1987

Boss Collection

Identifier: PCMS-0045

Collection contains editorial and business records for the five issues of Boss magazine (1966-1979), BossCards, Boss postcards, and books published by Boss Books. Material includes production material, correspondence, interviews, newspaper clippings, photographs, film stills, negatives, manuscripts, original artwork, and business financial records.

Dates: 1966-1996

Rachel Guido De Vries Correspondence with Diane di Prima, Lyn Lifshin, and Marge Piercy

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PCMS-0090

Rachel Guido de Vries is a poet and fiction writer who has known Diane di Prima since meeting her at Syracuse, NY, in the mid-1980s. This collection consists of correspondence from Diane di Prima, Lyn Lifshin, and Marge Piercy to Rachel Guido De Vries, as well as a draft of di Prima's work, Loba.

Dates: 1977-2009

First Intensity Collection

Identifier: PCMS-0041

The First Intensity Collection contains the editorial correspondence for Lee Chapman's literary magazine from 1992 to 2007. Correspondence contains poetry submissions, page proofs, reviews, and articles from poets featured in First Intensity.

Dates: 1992-2010

Panna Grady Collection

Identifier: PCMS-0081
Abstract Panna Grady O'Connor was a patron of writers, primarily poets. Throughout the early to mid-1960s she befriended various writers in New York. After brief relationships with John Wieners and Charles Olson, Panna met Philip O'Connor, with whom she maintained a relationship for over 30 years, until his death in 1998. Shortly after meeting, they moved to France, where Panna still resides. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Panna was known for her parties and her generosity toward poets. The Panna...
Dates: 1950-2015; Majority of material found within 1960-1970