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Helen Adam Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PCMS-0079
Overview 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 what...

Boss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0045
Overview 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.

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

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PCMS-0090
Overview 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.

First Intensity Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0041
Overview 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.

Panna Grady Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0081
Overview 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 Grady...