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Finding Aid to the Philip Whalen Papers, circa 1923-2002 (bulk 1960-1997)
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Container Listing

 

Series 1. Writings. circa 1940-1999 undated

Physical Description: Boxes 1-14; Box 36, folders 12-14; Oversize Box 1, folders 1-5; Oversize folder 1
 

Subseries 1.1 Notebooks 1951-1990 undated

Physical Description: Boxes 1-10; Box 36, folders 12-14

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically. Loose notebook pages and/or fragments are filed at the end and arranged chronologically. Undated material filed at the end of the sub-series.
box 1, folder 1

Sierras, San Francisco, Kyoto, Bolinas, etc. 1957-1981

box 1, folder 1

Two page notebook spread labeled San Francisco (pages 99-100). 1957-1981 BANC MSS 2000/93 p

Creator/Collector: Whalen, Philip
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

Text starts: Protea Neriifolia [Honey pot] flowers shaped like pine cone…

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
box 1, folder 2

San Francisco 1961-1962

box 1, folder 3

San Francisco, Mill Valley 1962-1963

box 1, folder 4

Mill Valley, San Francisco 1963 January-June

box 1, folder 5

San Francisco 1963 June-November

box 1, folder 6

San Francisco 1963-1964

box 1, folder 7

San Francisco, Kyoto 1964-1966

box 1, folder 8

[Kyoto?] 1966 June

box 1, folder 9

LSD notebook 1967 June

box 1, folder 10

Kyoto, California 1967-1968

box 1, folder 10

Two page notebook spread with diary entries, sketches and a poem (pages 34-35). October 28-30, 1967 BANC MSS 2000/93 p

Creator/Collector: Whalen, Philip
Language of Material: English

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
box 1, folder 11

"California cauliflower, Kyoto 1968-1969

box 1, folder 12

Kyoto 1969 May

box 1, folder 13

[Kyoto] 1969 May

box 1, folder 13

Notebook page with haiku. May 17, 1969 BANC MSS 2000/93 p

Creator/Collector: Whalen, Philip
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

Haiku: The most aristocratic looking Kyoto lady wearing the most elegant looking kimono, Hawks a great big fat oyster and spits.

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
box 1, folder 13

Notebook page with a journal entry. May 22, 1969 BANC MSS 2000/93 p

Creator/Collector: Whalen, Philip
Language of Material: English

Scope and Content Note

Text starts: I reach for this notebook with a sigh…

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
box 2, folder 1

Japan 1969 June-July

box 2, folder 2

[Japan?] 1969 July-August

box 2, folder 3

Japan 1969 July-September

box 2, folder 4

Kyoto 1969 August-October

box 2, folder 4

Notebook page with cancel and Kansas written in large letters. August-Sept. 1969 BANC MSS 2000/93 p

Creator/Collector: Whalen, Philip
Language of Material: English

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
box 2, folder 5

Kyoto 1969 October-November

box 2, folder 6

Kyoto 1960-1970

box 2, folder 7

Kyoto 1970 February-April

box 2, folder 8

Kyoto 1970 April-May

box 2, folder 9

Kyoto 1970 May-June

box 2, folder 10

Kyoto 1970 June-July

box 3, folder 1

Kyoto 1970 August-October

box 3, folder 2

Kyoto 1970 October-November

box 3, folder 3

Kyoto 1970 November-December

box 3, folder 4

Kyoto 1970-1971

box 3, folder 5

Kyoto 1971 March-May

box 3, folder 6

Kyoto, Bolinas 1971 May-July

box 3, folder 7

Kyoto, Bolinas [transcript] 1971 May-July

box 3, folder 8

Portland, Bolinas 1971 July-October

box 3, folder 9

Albuquerque, San Francisco 1971-1972

box 4, folder 1

San Francisco, Tassajara, San Francisco 1972-1973

box 4, folder 2

San Francisco, Tassajara 1973-1974

box 4, folder 3

Tassajara, San Francisco 1974 March-December

box 4, folder 4

San Francisco, Tassajara, San Francisco 1975-1976

box 4, folder 5

San Francisco, Tassajara, San Francisco 1976-1977

box 5, folder 1

San Francisco, Port Townsend/ Ft. Worden/Portland, San Francisco, Boulder, San Francisco 1977 March-September

box 5, folder 2

Green Gulch, Santa Fe 1977-1985

box 5, folder 3

Tassajara, San Francisco, Tassajara 1977-1978

box 5, folder 4

Tassajara, San Francisco 1978 February-June

box 5, folder 5

San Francisco 1978 June-December

box 5, folder 6

San Francisco, Tassajara 1978-1979

box 6, folder 1

Tassajara, San Francisco, Tassajara 1979 February-August

box 6, folder 2

Tassajara, San Francisco, Tassajara 1979-1980

box 6, folder 3

Tassajara, San Francisco 1980-1981

box 6, folder 4

New Mexico, Halifax, Florida, San Francisco 1980-1989

box 6, folder 5

San Francisco 1981 January-August

box 6, folder 6

South Ridge Zendo 1981-1982

box 7, folder 1

San Francisco 1981-1982

box 7, folder 2

San Francisco, Tassajara 1982 May-December

box 7, folder 3

South Ridge Zendo 1982 June-September

box 7, folder 4

Tassajara, San Francisco 1982-1983

box 7, folder 5

San Francisco 1983 March-July

box 8, folder 1

San Francisco, Rome, San Francisco 1983 July-November

box 8, folder 2

San Francisco 1983-1984

box 8, folder 3

[San Francisco?] 1984-1985

box 8, folder 4

San Francisco, Santa Fe, Buffalo/Rochester/NYC/Woodstock/Mt. Templer/Bard College/Hoboken/NYC 1984 January-May

box 8, folder 5

San Francisco, Santa Fe 1984 May-August

box 8, folder 6

Santa Fe 1984-1985

box 9, folder 1

[Santa Fe] 1985 March-September

box 9, folder 2

Santa Fe 1985-1986

box 9, folder 3

Santa Fe 1986-1987

box 9, folder 4

Santa Fe 1987 March-August

box 10, folder 1

Santa Fe, San Francisco, Crestone 1987 August-November

box 10, folder 2

San Francisco, Santa Fe, San Francisco 1987-1988

box 10, folder 3

San Francisco 1988-1989

box 36, folder 12

"Europe Special"/ San Francisco 1989 June-July

box 36, folder 13

San Francisco 1989 August-1992

box 10, folder 4

Notebook fragments 1951-1963

box 10, folder 5

Notebook fragments 1964 February-December

box 10, folder 6

Notebook fragments 1965-1966

box 36, folder 14

Notebook fragments 1966 1967

box 10, folder 7

Notebook fragments 1967-1990 undated

 

Subseries 1.2 Poetry circa 1946-1999 undated

Physical Description: Boxes 11-12; Oversize Box 1, folders 1-4; Oversize folder 1

Arrangement

Further divided into: Individual Poems and Collected Poems. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically. If no title was given as part of the original work, the first line of the work is supplied as title. Undated poems filed at the end of the sub-series.

Scope and Content Note

Contains printed, handwritten, photocopied and typescript versions of published works.
 

1.2.1 Individual Poems 1.2.1

box 11, folder 1

Song 1951

box 11, folder 2

Anchor Steam Beer for Michael McClure [reprint, 1978] 1957 February 9

oversize-box 1, folder 1

Hymnus Ad Patrem Sinensis [two reprints, 1963 Oct. 3, 1989 Jan.] 1958 August 31 1988 Dec. 1

box 11, folder 3

The End, of a Month of Sundays 1959 April 31

oversize-box 1, folder 1

A Vision of the Bodhisattvas 1960 March 31

box 11, folder 4

Driving immediately past 1961 July 10

oversize-box 1, folder 1

Three Mornings 1963 May 8-July 15

oversize-drawer B, folder 1

The Plan 1964 April 8

box 11, folder 5

Goddess 1964 September 14

box 11, folder 6

Dear Mr. President 1965 March 10

oversize-box 1, folder 1

Dear Mr. President [with note, Left Over Politics. Philip Whalen. 10 July 1972] 1965 March 10

oversize-box 1, folder 1

Japanese Tea Garden Golden Gate Park in Spring 1965 April 2

oversize-box 1, folder 1

Love Love Love Again 1965 April 7

oversize-box 1, folder 2

Characteristically 1967 April 22

box 11, folder 7

Delicacy. Tenderness. A History 1970 February 4

box 11, folder 8

Cloud Obscure Camellia Blossoms 1970 February 5

box 11, folder 9

Looking For Help 1972 January 27

box 11, folder 10

In The Night 1972 January-March

oversize-box 1, folder 1

Zenshinji 1974 March 25

box 11, folder 11

Smithsonian Short-Lived Phenomena... 1974

box 11, folder 12

Prolegomena to a Study of the Universe 1976

box 11, folder 13

Big Moon 1977 April 3

box 11, folder 14

Great Moon Season 1977 April 3

box 11, folder 15

The Wind Chimes 1977 June 13

oversize-box 1, folder 3

Charles Gill Litho Project 1977

oversize-box 1, folder 3

Organized Crime 1974 October 30-November 30

oversize-box 1, folder 3

For Clark Coolidge 1977 April 27

oversize-box 1, folder 3

Dorje Quandary 1977 April 27

box 11, folder 16

...How It’s Going To Evolve... 1978 January

oversize-box 1, folder 1

In Takagamine [from, Scenes of Life at the Capital] 1981 September 15

oversize-box 1, folder 4

For C 1984

 

1.2.2 Collected Poems 1.2.2

box 11, folder 17

Miscellaneous Poems [printed at Reed College] [1946-1951]

box 11, folder 18

The Plaster Muse: 6 Poems in the Classic Mode [1946-1951?]

box 11, folder 19

Poems from the Williams Carlos Williams Conference 1950 November 1

box 11, folder 20

Three Satires 1951 May-June

box 11, folder 21

The Calendar: a book of poems 1951 June

box 11, folder 22

Miscellaneous Printed Poems:

box 11, folder 22

The Death of Boston 1960 October 23

box 11, folder 22

Homage to Rodin [excerpted from a journal?] 1960 June 13-1961 March 1 Mar.1

box 11, folder 23

Memoirs of an Interglacial Age [unbound proof?] 1960

box 11, folder 24

The Winter, Collected Poems 1966

box 11, folder 25

Children 1969 November 17

box 11, folder 26

The Children 1972 February 5

box 11, folder 27

Mark Other Place, Collected Poems 1994-1995

box 11, folder 28

Canoeing Down Cabarga Creek, Collected Poems 1995 March-April

box 11, folder 29-30

Canoeing Up Cabarga Creek, Collected Poems 1996 March

box 11, folder 31

Some of These Days (page proofs) 1999 February 13

box 12, folder 1-2

Overtime: The Selected Poems 1999

box 12, folder 3

Overtime: Selected Poems 1999

box 12, folder 4-6

untitled collected poems 1966-1997 undated

box 12, folder 7

inventory of loose poems 1993 undated

 

Subseries 1.3 Prose circa 1940-1997 undated

Physical Description: Box 13, folders 1-15; Oversize Box 1, folder 5

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically. Miscellaneous works filed at the end of the sub-series.

Scope and Content Note

Contains handwritten, typescript, photocopied and printed published and unpublished works.
box 13, folder 1

Biography of Stanworth R. Beckler circa 1940

oversize-box 1, folder 5

Prose Take 1959 April 13

box 13, folder 2

Goof Book 1961

box 13, folder 3

Invisible Idylls 1962-1963 1968

box 13, folder 4

The Sandblast 1963 June-July 1964 September 1966 July-December 1968 August

box 13, folder 5

Judgement Day 1964 July 6

box 13, folder 6

Turn Again? 1966 July 22

box 13, folder 7-8

Scenes of Life at the Capital 1969 April-May-1970

box 13, folder 9

The Double Standard of Zen Truth 1996 Winter

box 13, folder 10

Living and Dying 1996 Summer

box 13, folder 11

Endings and Beginnings 1996 Fall

box 13, folder 12

Doubting and Dying 1997

box 13, folder 13

Lawrence Ferlinghetti: a memoir undated

box 13, folder 14

Notions About Teaching Classes Dealing with Zen Lineage undated

box 13, folder 15

Miscellaneous writings 1964 July 6-1995 Oct. 9; undated

 

Subseries 1.4 Notes undated

Physical Description: Box 13, folders 16-19; Box 14

Arrangement

Arranged according to Whalen’s original folder annotations (indicated by quotation marks). Notes not included in these original groupings are arranged hierarchically according to subject. Miscellaneous notes filed at the end of the sub-series.
box 13, folder 16-19

Investigations - working notes undated

box 14, folder 1

"Projects, Proposals, Hypes, Lists & Fragments" undated

box 14, folder 2

literary and historical notes undated

box 14, folder 3

quotations from various sources undated

box 14, folder 4

notes for lectures on Buddhism undated

box 14, folder 5

miscellaneous notes on Buddhism undated

box 14, folder 6

miscellaneous note fragments undated

 

Series 2. Correspondence 1942-2002 undated

Physical Description: Boxes 15-29, Oversize Box 1, folder 6, Oversize folder 2 C
 

Subseries 2.1. Professional Correspondence, 1942-2002 undated

Physical Description: Boxes 15-28, Oversize Box 1, folder 6, Oversize folder 2 C

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically. Invitations and announcements sent to Whalen are filed after correspondence. Unidentified correspondence is filed at the end of the sub-series.

Scope and Content

An extensive series that spans a large portion of Whalen’s career primarily from the late ‘70s to the present; correspondence includes exchanges with such literary colleagues as Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Michael McClure, Leslie Scalapino and Miriam Sagan, and often includes literary manuscripts sent to Whalen as gifts or for review.
box 15, folder 1

A miscellaneous 1979-2000 undated

box 15, folder 3

Abbott, Keith, 1944- 1988 August 27-2002 April undated

box 15, folder 2

Abrams, Sam 1986-1991

box 15, folder 4-7

Allen, Donald 1970-2002 June 4 undated

box 15, folder 8

American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1986 February 11-1997 November 12

box 15, folder 9

Aronowitz, Alfred G. 1997 July-December

box 15, folder 10

Atlantic Center for the Arts 1988 November 28-1997 February 6

box 15, folder 11

B miscellaneous 1966-2002 undated

box 15, folder 12

Bailes, John 1981 October 20-1985 March 24 undated

box 15, folder 13

Baker, Carol 1971 May 26 1978 June 26-1988 July 25

box 15, folder 14

Baker, Richard 1968 March 14-1995 April 10 undated

box 15, folder 15

Baker, Sally 1986 August 28-1991 November 13

box 15, folder 16

Baldwin, Geoff 1970 January 1-1987 December 20 undated

box 15, folder 17

Bathurst, Bill 1988 April-October

box 15, folder 18

Beckler, Stanworth 1942 June 27-1945 December 26

box 16, folder 1-2

Beckler, Stanworth 1946 January 1-1976 July 12 1999 July 2 undated

box 16, folder 3-6

Beltrametti, Franco 1967 February 29-1995 March 15 undated

box 16, folder 7

Beneath A Single Moon 1988 August 19-1990 January 1

box 16, folder 8-9

Benz, William 1972 June 19-1983 December 27 1990 December 19-1991 December 20

oversize-box 1, folder 6

Benz, William 1983 April 17

box 17, folder 1

Berkson, Bill 1974 October 20-1997 April 17

box 17, folder 2

Berleman, Rosie 1983 December 20-1995 December 10

box 17, folder 3

Berrigan, Sandy 1988 December 1-1991 February 27

box 17, folder 4

Berrigan, Ted 1966 February 13-1989

box 17, folder 5

Black Sparrow Press 1972 November 28-1973 February 8

box 17, folder 6

Blickle, Richard 1986 September 30-2002 February 1

box 17, folder 7

Boone, Bruce 1993 August 29-1994 May 17 undated

box 17, folder 8

Booth, Brian 1988 June 19-1992 January 9

box 17, folder 9

Brautigan, Richard undated

box 17, folder 10

Brooding Heron Press 1987 November 22-1988 November 15 undated

box 17, folder 11

Broughton, James Richard, 1913- 1980 September 29-1991 October 17

box 17, folder 12

Brown, Bill 1988 February 13-1996 July 16 undated

box 17, folder 13

Burke, Clifford [Desert Rose Press] [1980?] March 24-2000 December 18 undated

oversize-box 1, folder 6

Burke, Clifford [Desert Rose Press] 1982 July 13

box 17, folder 14

Burstein, Sandor 1969 October 23-1995 December undated

box 17, folder 15

C miscellaneous 1970-1996 undated

box 17, folder 16

Carey, Steve 1986 January 14-1987 February 12 undated

box 17, folder 17

Carlson, Del 1974 December 28-1997 September 3 undated

box 17, folder 18

Chain, Mark 1980 September 26-1990 January 28

box 17, folder 19

Charters, Ann 1981 July 24-1991 January 11

box 17, folder 20

Clark, Cindy 1986 November 4 undated

box 17, folder 21

Clark, Tom, 1941- 1983 June 2-1987 March 17

box 17, folder 22

Coolidge, Clark 1976 October 18 1987 September

box 18, folder 1

Corbett, William 1977 April 25-1979 May 29 1993 October 24 undated

box 18, folder 2

Corman, Cid 1968 April 13-14-1995

box 18, folder 3

Corr, Michael 1974 February 13-1997 December 14

box 18, folder 4

D miscellaneous 1970-2002 undated

box 18, folder 5

Dahl, David 1985 August 21-1987 November 24

box 18, folder 6

Davis, Nancy 1988 September 6-1997 February undated

box 18, folder 7

Deemer, Bill 1969 January 17-1977 November 14

box 18, folder 8

DeLoach, Allen 1980 September 24-1984

box 18, folder 9

Dickison, Steve and Angelique 1986-1995 August 27 undated

box 18, folder 10

Di Prima, Diane 1979 July 31-2002 January 30 undated

box 18, folder 11

Donegan, Patricia 1986 August 26-1991 December 31

box 18, folder 12

Dorfman, Elsa 1977 April 19-[1981] April undated

box 18, folder 13-14

Doss, Margot Patterson 1969 May 20-1997 May 7 undated

box 18, folder 15

Duerden, Richard 1978 April 14-1979 September 18 1985 May 20

box 18, folder 16

E miscellaneous 1971-1996 undated

box 18, folder 17

Ellingham, Lewis 1988 undated

box 18, folder 18

F miscellaneous 1972-1996 undated

box 19, folder 1-4

Fischer, Norman, 1946- 1978 October 16-2000 October 20 undated

box 19, folder 5

Fitzgerald, Nora 1979 December-1980

box 19, folder 6

Foster, Edward 1986 December 23-1989 April 30

box 19, folder 7

G miscellaneous 1977-2002 undated

box 19, folder 8

Gach, Gary 1997 November 18-2001 February 17 undated

box 19, folder 9-10

Ginsberg, Allen 1974 March-April 1978 May 29-1995 June 19 undated

oversize-drawer C, folder 2

Ginsberg, Allen: Architectural/ Site Plans for Allen Ginsberg Hermitage 1974 March

box 19, folder 11

Girardot, Barbara 1987 September 7-1988 September 5 undated

box 19, folder 12

Gooell, Larry 1985 January-1991 December 21

box 19, folder 13

Green, Samuel 1987 April 23-1988 December 28; undated

box 19, folder 14

Gunderson, William 1988 November 8-1989 February 20

box 19, folder 15

H miscellaneous 1951-2000 undated

box 20, folder 1

Hadley, Drummond [1967?] 1984 December 22-1987 July 18

box 20, folder 2

Hamill, Sam 1983 June 23-1999 March 30

box 20, folder 3

Hartford Street Zen Center 1987 October-1997 September 8 undated

box 20, folder 4

Hausman, Gary 1985 February 7-1987 November 10

box 20, folder 5

Hawley, William 1973 September 26 1981 [May]-1990 January 20 undated

box 20, folder 6

Holt, Dennis Graham, 1942- [1977] October 21-1997 October 20

box 20, folder 7

Holland, Peter 1978 August 20-1980 December 19

oversize-box 1, folder 6

Hoyem, Andrew 1975 January 6

box 20, folder 8

Hunt, Anthony 1994 April 16-2002 March 14

box 20, folder 9

Hyner, Stefan 1983 July 19 1995 October-November undated

box 20, folder 10

I miscellaneous 1978-1997

box 20, folder 11

J miscellaneous 1981-2002

box 20, folder 12

Jamvold, Michael [Shunko] 1978 April 1993 June 3-1997 June 28 undated

box 20, folder 13

K miscellaneous 1977-2000 undated 1971

box 20, folder 14

Kodansha America 1994 June

box 20, folder 15

Koller, James 1980 June 28-1987 February 17

box 20, folder 16

The Kulchur Foundation 1982 December 13-1983 March 11

box 20, folder 17

Kyger, Joanne 1975 December 5-2002 April 27 undated

oversize-box 1, folder 6

Kyger, Joanne 1976 February 13

box 20, folder 18

L miscellaneous 1965-2001 undated

box 20, folder 19

Lance, Jeanne 1974 March 28-1984 February 20

box 20, folder 20

Laubly, Richard 1974 June 30-1997 August 18

box 20, folder 21

LaVigne, Robert 1983 July 24-1987 March 24

box 20, folder 22

Leavitt, Dick 1970 December 8-1971 August 3 undated

box 20, folder 23

Lenske, Moshe and Hilda 1970 October 22-1971 March 28 1987 August 12-1990 May 21

box 20, folder 24

Leong, Charles and Ludmilla 1969 June 4-1971 June 12 1985 December 16-1987 November 25

box 21, folder 1

Loewinsohn, Ron 1968 October 12-1980 February 26

box 21, folder 2

Lopez, Rachel 1986 November 17-1988 August 29

box 21, folder 3

Lowry, Thomas and Thea 1969 November 7-1971 January 7

box 21, folder 4

Lundmark, Len 1973 October 2-1981 August 12 undated

box 21, folder 5

M miscellaneous 1967-2001 undated

box 21, folder 6

McClure, Joanna 1978 April-1989 [December] undated

box 21, folder 7

McClure, Katherine Jane 1991 January 11-1995 January 9 undated

box 21, folder 8-9

McClure, Michael 1972 May 8-2000 March undated

box 21, folder 10

McNaughton, Duncan, 1942- 1987 November 23-2000 December 14

box 21, folder 11

Maro Verlag 1986 October 1-1987 December 17

box 21, folder 12

Meigs, Janet 1969 December 21-1971 May 11

box 21, folder 13

[Mezey], Phiz 1977 December 14-1979 May 24 undated

box 21, folder 14

Montgomery, John, 1919- 1968 January 1-1970 November 16 undated

box 21, folder 15

Morgan, Bill, 1949- 1985 September 3-1987 June 17

box 21, folder 16

N miscellaneous 1983-1999 undated

box 21, folder 17

Naropa Institute 1987 June 30-1998 November 11

box 21, folder 18

The National Portrait Gallery 1994 January 24-1996 February 12

box 21, folder 18

The National Portrait Gallery 1994 January 24-1996 February 12 undated

box 22, folder 1

Nisbett, Jim 1977 February-1991 April 27

box 22, folder 2

Nolan, Pat, 1943- 1985 February 26-2002 March 29 undated

box 22, folder 3

Northpoint Press 1982 February 9 [1990?]

box 22, folder 4-5

Notley, Alice, 1945- [1976]-1999 May 25 undated

box 22, folder 6

O miscellaneous 1981-1997

box 22, folder 7

Opstedal, Kevin, 1956- 1987 January 31-1991 October 27

box 22, folder 8

P miscellaneous 1980-1998 undated

box 22, folder 9

Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920- 1970 September 28-1985 May 13

box 22, folder 10

Patterson, Jim 1989 October 20-1992 March 3

box 22, folder 11

Peterson, Will 1973 April 1979 November 31-1989 September 12

box 22, folder 12

Pettet, Simon 1987 December 3-1991 December 17

box 22, folder 13

Phillips, Rod, 1958- 1994 February 22-1998 May 11

box 23, folder 1-3

Poltroon Press [Alastair Johnston] 1976 January 13-2000 [October 11] undated

box 23, folder 4

Quitzau, Thomas 1988 March 22

box 23, folder 5

R miscellaneous 1970-1996 undated

box 23, folder 6

Raworth, Tom 1979 June 19-1987 August 18

box 23, folder 7

Reddan, Gerald 1993 May 21-2000 December 12

box 23, folder 8-9

Reed College 1965 August 17-2001 March 30

box 23, folder 10

Reynolds, Lloyd J. and Virginia 1953-1977 May 23 undated

box 23, folder 11

Reynolds, Lloyd J. 1964-1979 undated

box 23, folder 12

Robertson, David 1991 October 23-1996 May 13

box 23, folder 13

Robertson, Jhon 1970 April 23-1976 July undated

box 24, folder 1

Rodefer, Stephen 1987 February-March undated

box 24, folder 2

Rosenthal, Bob, 1950- 1986 December 2-1997 October 21

box 24, folder 3

[Rosenthal], Irving 1976 November 18-1978 May 19 undated

box 24, folder 4

S miscellaneous 1969-2001 undated

box 24, folder 5-7

Sagan, Miriam, 1954- 1979 October-[1991] March 1 undated

box 24, folder 8-9

Saijo, Albert, 1926- and Ann 1969 March 8-1970 March 5 1996 December

box 24, folder 10

Samurai Press 1992 September-December

box 24, folder 11

Sargent, Mark, 1950- 1977 May 28-1994 November 29

box 24, folder 12-14

Scalapino, Leslie [1978] April 20-[1996] undated

box 25, folder 1-6

Scalapino, Leslie 1987 December-1989 February 18 undated

box 25, folder 7

Schelling, Andrew 1988 May 20-2001 March 22

box 25, folder 8

Schneider, David, 1951- [Tensho] 1976 August-2000 October 30 undated

box 25, folder 9

Schuchat, Simon 1978 September 21-[1982]

box 25, folder 10

Shaffer, Eric Paul 1987 January-August 2001 June 12

box 25, folder 11

Sher, Gail, 1942- 1981 January 4-1985 August 27

box 25, folder 12

Sherick, Michael 1984 March 28-1988 December 26; undated

box 25, folder 13

Shigematsu, Soiku 1978 August 10-1993 July 9

box 25, folder 14

Shoemaker, Jack, 1946- 1970 November 11-1971 March 15 1988 February 5

box 25, folder 14

Simpson, Steve 1987 April 7-2002 March 17 undated

box 26, folder 1-8

Snyder, Gary 1959-1960 1980 March 3-2002 June 14 undated

box 26, folder 9

Sparrow [Michael Gorelick] 1986 December 16-1991 December 11

box 26, folder 9

Stal, Susan 1982 December 29-1983 undated

box 26, folder 11

Staple, Will 1980 September 28-1992 July 20

box 26, folder 12

Sullivan, Mary 1988 July-September

box 26, folder 13

T miscellaneous 1970-1998 undated

box 26, folder 14

Tanahashi, Kazuaki, 1933- 1980 January 13-1989 May 8

box 26, folder 15

Thompson, Les and Shirley 1969 March 7-1976 October 17

box 26, folder 16

U miscellaneous 1987-1994

box 26, folder 17

The Unspeakable Visions of the Individual [Arthur and Kit Knight] 1978-1988 September 27

box 26, folder 18

V miscellaneous 1983-2001 undated

box 26, folder 19

Van Aelstyn, Carole [1969]-1971 February 10

box 26, folder 20

Viking Penguin 1995 February 15-2000 July 21

box 27, folder 1

W miscellaneous 1968-2002 undated

box 27, folder 2-3

Waldman, Anne, 1945- 1977 January 2-2002 March 6 undated

box 27, folder 4

Waldman, Anne and Bye, Reed 1980 November 2 1984 October 19

box 27, folder 5

Waldman, Anne and Schelling, Andrew 1991 September 14 undated

box 27, folder 6

Walsh, Jim 1992 September 30-2001 January 9

box 27, folder 7

Welch, Lew 1965 December-1979 undated

box 27, folder 8

White, Michael 1985 September 6-1995 January 9 undated

box 27, folder 9

Wildey, Lynne 1986 February 23-1987 December 1

box 27, folder 10

Williams, Jonathan, 1929- 1974 September 3-1982 March 3 1992

box 27, folder 11

Winson, Robert and Suzi 1984 May-1999 undated

box 27, folder 12

Wright, John 1990 June-October

box 28, folder 1

X, Y, Z miscellaneous 1983-1994

box 28, folder 2

Young, Geoffrey 1988 June 3-1990 December 5

box 28, folder 3

Zen Center 1980 May 6-1997 January 24 undated

box 28, folder 4

Zephyr Press 1985 March 25-1994

box 28, folder 5

Zyzzyva 1988 June 17-1989 April 7 undated

box 28, folder 6

Invitations 1980 May 5-1993 February 17

box 28, folder 7

Announcements - Poetry/Book Readings 1979-1997 undated

box 28, folder 8

Announcements/Press Releases - Poems and Books 1975-1999 undated

box 28, folder 9

Announcements - Art Exhibitions and Film Screenings 1973-1998 undated

box 28, folder 10

No Surname 1964-2002 undated

box 28, folder 11

Unidentified 1968-2002 undated

box 28, folder 12

Outgoing Correspondence 1972 August 28-1995 May 23

 

Subseries 2.2. Family Correspondence, 1969-1999

Physical Description: Box 29

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically, and then chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

A small clutch of correspondence with his aunts and other family members.
box 29, folder 1

Clark, Phyllis 1994 December 14-1996 July 10

box 29, folder 2

Durham, Sally and Ed 1986 December 22-1987 December 22

box 29, folder 3

Whalen, Ruby 1971 May 21

box 29, folder 4-5

Versteeg, Velna [Nana] 1970 March 2-1971 January 26 1989 March 25-1996 September 12

box 29, folder 6

Whalen, Velna [Rosie] 1969 September 21-1971 February 19 1987 October 20-1994 December 13

 

Series 3. Professional Papers 1955-2002 undated

Physical Description: Boxes 30-32, Oversize Box 2, folders 1-13, Oversize folders 3, 5-6 B
 

Subseries 3.1. Copyrights, Rights and Permissions, and Royalties 1960-2001 undated

Physical Description: Box 30, folders 1-9

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by subject then chronologically.
box 30, folder 1

Copyrights 1967 1997

box 30, folder 2-5

Rights and Permissions 1965-2001 undated

box 30, folder 6

Royalty Statements: Like I Say 1960-1979 undated

box 30, folder 7

Royalty Statements: On Bear’s Head 1969-1986

box 30, folder 8

Royalty Statements: Canoeing Up Cabarga Creek 1996-1999

box 30, folder 9

Royalty Statements: Miscellaneous 1968-1998 undated

 

Subseries 3.2. Biographical Material 1963-2002 undated

Physical Description: Box 30, folders 10-12, Box 31, folders 1-12, Oversize Box 2, folders 1-3

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically then chronologically.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of awards, a lecture, interviews, reviews, articles about Philip Whalen, biographical information, and bibliographies.
box 30, folder 10

Awards: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1986 June 18

box 30, folder 11

Awards: Book Reviewers Assoc. 1999

box 30, folder 12

Awards: American Book Award 2001

box 31, folder 1

Lecture 1987 June 22

box 31, folder 2

Interview with Kevin Bezner 1988

box 31, folder 3

Interview with Matthew Jeschke 1994 December 28

box 31, folder 4

Interview with Alice Moss 2001 April 14-2002 February 4

box 31, folder 5-6

Interview with John Suiter 1997 October 16-2001 March [26?]

oversize-box 2, folder 1

Interview with David Meltzer 1999 August-September

box 31, folder 7

Interview with Robert Winsom [1990’s]

box 31, folder 8

Reviews 1968 January 4-1996 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 2

Review of Heavy Breathing 1987 April

box 31, folder 9

Articles about Philip Whalen 1983-1999

oversize-box 2, folder 3

Article about Philip Whalen 1986 November 11

box 31, folder 10

Biographical Information undated

box 31, folder 11

Bibliography - 3 versions 1977 1994 undated

box 31, folder 12

Bibliography - Whalen and others 1963 July 9

 

Subseries 3.3. Relating to Works of Philip Whalen 1968-1999 undated

Physical Description: Box 31, folders 13-21, Oversize Box 2, folders 4-5; Oversize Folder 5

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically or alphabetically as appropriate.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of poetry reading announcements for Whalen (both solo and group readings), artwork for published books of poems, publicity flyers, translations, and miscellaneous material. Poetry reading announcements, artwork for published books of poems, publicity flyers are arranged chronologically; translations of Whalen's works are arranged alphabetically by language; miscellaneous material is filed at the end of the sub-series.
box 31, folder 13

Poetry Reading Announcements 1984-1999 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 4

Poetry Reading Announcements undated

oversize-box 2, folder 5

Poetry Reading Announcements - Philip Whalen and other poets 1976-1996 undated

box 31, folder 14

On Bear’s Head [dust jacket artwork proof] 1969 October 22

box 31, folder 15

Introduction to Philip Whalen’s Book of Buddhist Poems: Canoeing up Cabarga Creek [MSS] 1995

box 31, folder 16

Mark Other Place, Collected Poems [dust jacket artwork by Nancy Davis] 1997

box 31, folder 17

Publicity Fliers [1968]-1980

 

Translation - French 1994 April 7

box 31, folder 18

A Very Complicated Way of Saying

box 31, folder 18

‘Appearances Deceive’

box 31, folder 19

Translation - German Prolegmena 1980 September 26

box 31, folder 20

Miscellaneous - Term paper on Philip Whalen’s poetry 1983 September 1

box 31, folder 21

Fine Arts Festival 1971-72 Schedule, The Sensory Circus" 1972 February 1

oversize_folder 5B

Poster for Exhibition, The Handmade Book as Art Object" undated

 

Subseries 3.4. Works by Others 1955-2001 undated

Physical Description: Box 32, Oversize Box 2, folders 6-13, Oversize Box 3, folder 1, Oversize folders 3, 6

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically. Miscellaneous material is filed at the end of the sub-series.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of poetry and prose by others, poetry reading announcements by others, articles about others, and materials for courses on Buddhism.
oversize-drawer B, folder 6

Broadsides by Others 1983

oversize-box 3, folder 1

Broadsides by Others 1964 1987 undated

oversize_folder 3B

Poems by Others 1955 undated

box 32, folder 1

Poems by Others 1963-2001 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 6

Poems by Others: Joanne Kyger 1966 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 7

Poems by Others: Michael McClure 1986 March undated

oversize-box 2, folder 8

Poems by Others: Leslie Scalapino undated

oversize-box 2, folder 9

Poems by Others: Gary Snyder 1964 March 25 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 10

Poems by Others: Lew Welch 1964 June-November 1965 January 30

oversize-box 2, folder 11

Poems by Others: Miscellaneous undated

box 32, folder 2

Unidentified Poem [Philip Whalen?] undated

box 32, folder 3

Unidentified Poetry Collection undated

box 32, folder 4

Prose by Others 1980-1985 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 12

Poetry Reading Announcements by Others 1977-1988 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 13

Articles About Others: Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac 1977 June-July 1998 undated

box 32, folder 5

Course Syllabi for Classes Taught at Mountain Gate Study Center and Shunryu Suzuki Study Center 1977-1983 undated

box 32, folder 6

Course Readers 1979 undated

box 32, folder 7

Selected Bibliographies for Shunryu Suzuki Study Center Courses undated

box 32, folder 8

Miscellaneous Handouts on Buddhism undated

box 32, folder 9-11

Early Buddhist Texts on Self and Not-Self undated

box 32, folder 12

Articles on Various Topics 1964-1994 undated

 

Series 4. Artwork 1945-2001 undated

Physical Description: Box 33, Oversize Box 2, folders 14-16, Oversize Box 3, folders 2-6, Oversize Folders 7-8 B

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically then chronologically.

Scope and Content

Artworks by Philip Whalen cover various subjects from figurative to the abstract. Many are humorous and whimsical. Included are studies for the cover of his book of poems, "Heavy Breathing" and for his colleague, Miriam Sagan's poem, "Dharmakaya." Also included are artworks given to Philip Whalen by others.
oversize-box 2, folder 14

Miscellaneous Drawings and [Monotypes] 1961 undated

oversize-box 3, folder 2

Miscellaneous Drawings - Buddha Heads undated

box 33, folder 1

Miscellaneous Drawings and Watercolor Paintings 1964-1977

box 33, folder 2

Cover Designs for Heavy Breathing 1982 March 22

box 33, folder 3

Cover Designs for Miriam Sagen’s Poem, Dharmakaya" circa 1985

box 33, folder 4

Portraits of Philip Whalen 1973 2001 undated

oversize-box 3, folder 3

Portraits of Philip Whalen 1973 undated

box 33, folder 5

Bruce Conner Angel, Ink on Rice Paper 1957

box 33, folder 6

Tensho David Schneider, Calligraphy 1980-1983 undated

oversize_folder 7B

Tensho David Schneider, Calligraphy 1980-1982 undated

box 33, folder 7

Tensho David Schneider, Woodblock of Calligraphy undated

box 33, folder 8

Miscellaneous Artworks from Others 1963-1975 undated

oversize-box 3, folder 4

Miscellaneous Artworks from Others 1946 1971 undated

oversize_folder 8B

Artworks by Others, Boo Hoo Da" undated

oversize-box 2, folder 15

Artworks by Others 1945 1954-1955 1967

box 33, folder 5

Artworks by Others 1975 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 16

Artworks by Others undated

oversize-box 3, folder 5

Miscellaneous Asian Art (Originals) undated

oversize-box 3, folder 6

Asian Calligraphy undated

 

Series 5. Personal 1923-1997 undated

Physical Description: Boxes 33-35; Box 36, folders 1-11; Oversize Box 2, folder 17; Oversize Box 3, folder 7; Oversize folder 4

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content

Includes an Army/Airforce Technical School [Yearbook], astrological charts, a family tree, address and date books and miscellaneous.
box 33, folder 9

Army/Air Forces Technical School [Yearbook] [1943-1946]

box 33, folder 10

U.S.D.A. - Forest Service, Mt. Baker National Forest Employment Papers 1955 January 21

box 33, folder 11

Astrological Charts 1959 1965 undated

box 33, folder 12

Family Tree undated

box 33, folder 13

Address Books 1958 undated

box 33, folder 14

Addresses and Phone Numbers [loose] undated

box 33, folder 15-17

Address Book - Large Print undated

box 33, folder 18

Materials on Issan Dorsey 1986 1991 undated

box 33, folder 19

Music Score, Orientation for Philip Whalen by Christopher Gaynor 1976

box 33, folder 20

Art Announcements/Catalogs 1976-1983

box 33, folder 21

Announcements relating to His Holiness The Gyalwa Karmapa and other Buddhist Spiritual Leaders 1974 October 1-1983 August undated

box 34, folder 1-6

Day Planners 1967-1988

box 35, folder 1-5

Day Planners 1989-1997

box 35, folder 6

Bookmarks undated

box 35, folder 7

Miscellaneous 1969-1971 undated

oversize-box 2, folder 17

Miscellaneous 1985 1993; undated

box 36, folder 1

Baby Book 1923

box 36, folder 2

Report Cards 1931-1933

box 36, folder 3

High School Diploma 1941

box 36, folder 4

Military Records circa 1943-1944

box 36, folder 5

Vaccination Records 1943-1969

box 36, folder 6

Selective Service Registration cards circa 1949

carton 36, folder 7

Reed Diploma 1951

carton 36, folder 8

Newspaper Clippings 1959-1985

carton 36, folder 9

Passports 1965 1970 1983

carton 36, folder 10

Social Security Card undated

box 36, folder 11

Recipes undated

oversize-box 2, folder 17

Miscellaneous 1985 1993 undated

oversize-box 3, folder 7

Miscellaneous undated

oversize_folder B4

Miscellaneous/Unidentified undated

 

Series 6. Materials on Buddhism and Japanese Culture 1960-2001 undated

Physical Description: Cartons 1-2; Box 36, folder 15; Oversize Box 3, folders 8-10; Oversize folders 9-11; Tube 1

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Scope and Content

Includes materials on the Zen Center and Hartford Street Zen Center, lecture transcriptions, an interview, two theses, several uncorrected galley proofs, Buddhist texts, maps and brochures on Japanese temples and shrines, Japanese theater programs, as well as Buddhist art reproductions and calligraphy.
carton 1, folder 1

Flyer for Philip Whalen - Zen Master Workshop undated

carton 1, folder 2

Notes for Daily Schedule for Transmission 1987 July

carton 1, folder 3

Notes on Bodhidharma and Koans undated

carton 1, folder 4

Various Notes and Articles Collected by Issan Dorsey undated

carton 1, folder 5

Hartford Street Zen Center Materials 1980-1995 undated

carton 1, folder 6

Zen Center, San Francisco - Brochures 1982 1992 undated

carton 1, folder 7-11

Photocopies of Various Handouts for Sesshins, Classes, etc. 1970-1988 undated

carton 1, folder 12

Dharma Sangha News 1989-1990

carton 1, folder 13-14

Lecture Transcriptions - Baker Roshi 1986 August-October 1988 May undated

carton 1, folder 15

Lecture Transcriptions - The Crestone Lectures 1987 December

carton 1, folder 16

Lecture Transcriptions - Kobun Chino Sensei 1982 November

carton 1, folder 17

Lecture Transcriptions - Suzuki Roshi undated

carton 1, folder 18

Lecture Transcriptions - Unidentified 1986 May

carton 1, folder 19

Interview - Robert Halpern [2000]

carton 1, folder 20

Thesis - Shobogenzo - Sansuikyo by Carl William Bielefelot 1972

carton 1, folder 21

Thesis - The Shobogenzo Genjokoan by Paul David Jaffe 1979

carton 1, folder 22

Individual Texts - The Years Work translated by Asai Gisen Roshi and Gary Snyder [1984?]

carton 1, folder 23

Individual Texts - The Life and Letters of Tofu Roshi by Susan Ichi Su Moon - Advanced Uncorrected [1988]

carton 1, folder 24

Individual Texts - Sun at Midnight: Poems and Sermons by Muso Soseki - Advance Uncorrected Page-Proof Copy [1989]

carton 1, folder 25

Individual Texts - Warrior of Zen by Arthur Brauerman. Uncorrected Galley Proof 1994

carton 1, folder 26

Individual Texts - Shoes Outside the Door by Michael Downing - Bound Galley 2001

carton 1, folder 27

Individual Texts - The Eight Gates of Zen by John Daido Loori - Manuscript Copy 1992

carton 1, folder 28

Individual Texts - The Practice of Koans in the West by Zentatsu Richard Baker - Essay 1988

carton 1, folder 29

Individual Texts - The Preliminary Practice of the New Treasure of Dudjom by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche 1984

carton 2, folder 1

Individual Texts - The Arising of the Tathagata from Nature Translated by E. Cook 1974

carton 2, folder 2

Individual Texts - The Gateless Gate undated

carton 2, folder 3

Individual Texts - Denkoroku 1982 November

carton 2, folder 4-7

Individual Texts - Shoyoroku: Cases 1-100 with Notes and Appendix undated

carton 2, folder 8

Photocopy of Buddhist Ceremony of Dharma Transmission undated

carton 2, folder 9

Photocopies and Notes on the Buddhist Ceremony Segaki 1987-1988 undated

carton 2, folder 10

Photocopies on Various Buddhist Ceremonies and Instruction 1974 1983 undated

carton 2, folder 11

Photocopy of the Buddhist Text - The Heart Sutra undated

carton 2, folder 12

Printed Copies of Various Buddhist Texts and Articles 1960 undated

carton 2, folder 13-17

Photocopies of Various Buddhist Texts and Articles 1972-1987 undated

carton 2, folder 18

Guides to Japanese Temples and Shrines undated

oversize-box 3, folder 8

Maps of Shrines and Temples, Kyoto, Japan undated

tube 1, folder 1-2

Two Maps of Shrines and Temples, Kyoto, Japan undated

carton 2, folder 19

Catalogs and Brochures on Japanese Art 1983 undated

carton 2, folder 20

Kabuki Theater Programs undated

carton 2, folder 21

Noh Theater Programs 1968-1970 undated

carton 2, folder 22

Miscellaneous Japanese Theater Programs 1973 undated

oversize_folder 9B

Broadside and Artworks Given to Philip Whalen By Thich Nhat Hhan undated

carton 2, folder 23

Buddhist Art Reproductions undated

oversize-box 3, folder 9

Buddhist Art Reproductions undated

oversize_folder 10B

Buddhist Art Reproductions undated

carton 2, folder 24

Asian Calligraphy undated

carton 2, folder 25

Funeral Ceremonies 1980-1991

carton 2, folder 26

Jukai Ceremony 1982-1992

box 36, folder 15

Various Ceremonies undated

oversize_folder 11B

Asian Calligraphy and Calligraphic Artworks undated

oversize-box 3, folder 10

Miscellaneous 1989 undated