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Finding Aid for the Tyger-Womon papers, 1992-1994
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tyger-Womon papers
    Date (inclusive): 1992-1994
    Collection number: 1943
    Creator: Tyger-Womon.
    Extent: 1 document box (.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Tyger-Womon was a writer, artist, and Native American shaman. Also known as V.L. Adams, very little information can be found on Tyger-Womon before or after the two year period reflected in this collection. These materials include poetry collections, correpondence, essays, photography collages and collaborative art projects with Hanh Thi Pham. Also included are recorded transcripts of interviews and conversations between Tyger-Womon and Hanh Thi Pham.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of V.L. Adams, 1993-1994. This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) and the UCLA Library.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Stacy Wood, 2011.

    Sponsor

    The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive  at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library . These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Tyger-Womon papers (Collection Number 1943). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography/History

    Tyger-Womon was a writer, artist, and Native American shaman. Also known as V.L. Adams, very little information can be found on Tyger-Womon before or after the two year period reflected in this collection.

    Scope and Content

    The collection includes materials related to photography projects, interviews, poetry, songs and writings spanning from 1992-1994. All contents are the work of Tyger-Womon with the exception of collaborative projects with Hangh Thi Pham - a Vietnamese-American artist. Also included are three cassette tapes of exchanges between Tyger-Womon and Hanh Thi Pham.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Tyger-Womon --Archives.
    Lesbian artists --United States --Archival resources.
    Lesbian authors --United States --Archival resources.