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Chester Anderson papers, circa 1963-1980.
BANC MSS 92/839 c box 1; BANC FILM 2825
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Title:

Chester Anderson papers, circa 1963-1980

Creator/Contributor:

Anderson, Chester, 1932-, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Weed, Thurlonius Benjamin, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Communication Company

Abstract:

Records (Jan.-Sept. 1967) of the Communication Company (San Francisco, Calif.), a member of the Undergound Press Syndicate, including broadsides, flyers, and handbills printed for the Diggers, San Francisco Mime Troupe, and the Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood Council, among other organizations, individuals, and events, including Human Be-In and the Invisible Circus at Glide Church. Also includes copy of a letter, 9 Feb. 1967, written by Chester Anderson to his friend, Thurlonius Benjamin Weed in Florida, discussing his move to San Francisco, his work, and his involvement in the Haight-Ashbury community. Also, includes edited typescripts of "Puppies" (Entwhistle Books, 1979) and "Fox & Hare" (Entwhistle Books, 1980).

Date:

1963 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Anderson, Chester -- 1932- -- Archives
Communication Company -- Archives
Underground Press Syndicate.
Diggers (San Francisco, Calif.)
San Francisco Mime Troupe.
Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood Council.
Human Be-In (San Francisco, Calif.)
Invisible Circus (San Francisco, Calif.)
Beat generation -- California -- San Francisco
Hippies -- California -- San Francisco
Psychedelic art -- Specimens
Haight-Ashbury (San Francisco, Calif.)

Note:

Copy of box 1, folders 1-7, the Communication Company (San Francisco California) January-September 1967: also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2825.
Chester Anderson papers, BANC MSS 92/839 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Chester Anderson was a literary figure of the Beat generation and the Haight-Ashbury community of San Francisco, California in the 1960s. Founded the Communication Company, an innovative news service in 1967. Published works under his own name and a pseudonym, John Valentine. Anderson died in April 1991 in Homer, Ga., where he lived with relatives.
In English.

Type:

Ephemera.
Handbills.
Poems.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear ft.)
1 microfilm reel.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 92/839 c box 1
BANC FILM 2825

Origin:

California

Related Item:

Puppies : Valentine, John.
Fox & hare : Anderson, Chester, : 1932-