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Inventory of the Rochelle Owens Papers
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Series 1. Works by Owens 1961-1984

Scope and Content Note

Contains works by Owens, most of which are published. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1:1

French Light 1984

Box 1:2

Futz and What Came After 1968

Box 1:3

He Wants Shih, published in The Winter Repertory 1972

Box 1:4

The Joe 82 Creation Poems 1974

Box 1:5

The Karl Marx Play undated

Box 1:6

Not Be Essence That Cannot Be 1961

Box 1:7

Poems, broadsides undated

Box 1:8-10

Poems published in serials 1974-1975


Series 2. About Owens and Her Works 1950-1976

Scope and Content Note

Contains promotional materials about and reviews of Owens' works. Arranged alphabetically
Box 1:11

Beclch, programs and flyers 1966-1976

Box 1:12

Futz, announcements and flyers 1967-1972

Box 1:13

Futz, program undated

Box 1:14

Futz, Obscenity charge against 1970

Box 1:15

Interview with Owens 1972-1973

Box 1:16

Memorabilia 1950-1976

Box 1:17-20

Program, flyers and announcements for various plays and events by Owens 1967-1975

Box 1:21-23

Review of Owen's work 1972-1976

Box 1:24

Symposium on Rochelle Owens, published in Margins 1975


Series 3. Correspondence 1972-1976

Scope and Content Note

Contains a small amount of Owens' correspondence. Arranged in two suberies: Outgoing and Incoming.

Series 3.1 Outgoing 1972

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 1:25

Minnesota Theatre Company undated

Box 1:25

Partisan Review 1972 September 5

Box 1:25

Village Voice undated


Series 3.2 Incoming 1974-1976

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box 1:25

American Place Theatre 1976 May 4

Box 1:25

American Place Theatre 1976 October 11

Box 1:25

Black Sparrow Press undated

Box 1:25

Feminist Art Program California Institute of Arts 1974 February 25

Box 1:25

Gotlieb, Howard B. 1976 March 29


Series 4. Works by Others 1973

Scope and Content Note

Contains three broadsides produced for the National Poetry Festival at Thomas Jefferson College.
Box 1:26

Dorn, Edward. The Contract 1973

Box 1:26

Ginsberg, Allen. Returning to the Country For A Brief Visit 1973

Box 1:26

Rexroth, Kenneth. The Family. 1973