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Enid Thompson Sales correspondence : and other material, circa 1954-2008.
BANC MSS 2009/140 box 1; BANC MSS 2009/140 box 2; BANC MSS 2009/140 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2009/140
Collection Overview

Title:

Enid Thompson Sales correspondence: and other material, circa 1954-2008

Creator/Contributor:

Sales, Enid Thompson, 1921-2008, creator, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Whalen, Philip, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Cowan, Curtiss, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Roberts, Ann M., correspondent.

Abstract:

Contains mostly personal correspondence of Sales, some from Bay Area Beat poet, Philip Whalen, and other acquaintances. Includes a drawing of nasturtiums in a vase and poem (O Greta Garbo!) inscribed "Belated nasturtiams for the birthday of Tommy Sales, with love from Philip Whalen. San Francisco 1: VI :64." Other material includes newspaper clippings about Sales' career activities, photographs, and her obituary.

Date:

1954 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Sales, Enid Thompson -- 1921-2008 -- Correspondence
Sales, Enid Thompson -- 1921-2008 -- Portraits
Whalen, Philip -- Correspondence
Whalen, Philip -- Poetry
Cowan, Curtiss -- Correspondence
Roberts, Ann M -- Correspondence
Contractors -- Women -- California
Art patrons -- Women -- California

Note:

Enid Thompson Sales correspondence : and other material, BANC MSS 2009/140, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Rachel Lopez; 20090415.
Printed materials transferred to the Book Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Enid Thompson Sales was a noted San Francisco Bay Area building conservationist and patron of the arts. She was the first woman in California to get a contractor's license, played a key role in starting the Carmel Preservation Foundation, and worked for the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency.
In English.

Type:

Drawings.
Poems-California-20th century.
Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes, 1 oversize folder (0.7 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2009/140 box 1
BANC MSS 2009/140 box 2
BANC MSS 2009/140 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2009/140

Origin:

California