San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Fliers for Punk Rock Music and New Wave Music Shows in the San Francisco Bay Area, California
Call Number: WA MSS S-3415
Overview: Collection of 262 fliers for punk rock music and new wave music shows, tours, and related events in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1978-1986, as well as a few examples outside the region, 1981-2010. A local art professor collected the fliers that document portions of underground culture in the San Francisco Bay Area that influenced and reacted to the music scenes. The fliers are chiefly monochrome photocopies usually on 8.5-by-11-inch paper with graphical and textual elements. The guide to the...
Dates: 1978-2010, bulk 1980-1986
Knute Jensen diaries
Call Number: WA MSS S-3649
Overview: 44 autograph diaries, unsigned, kept by Knute Jensen, 1925-1976. Jensen primarily records his meals and the weather, but also writes of odd jobs and his ongoing search for employment in Montana, California, and later, Oregon. Occasionally recorded are births, deaths, and marriages, and world events. Accompanied by membership cards, postcards, newspaper clippings, railway tickets, and other ephemera tucked into diary pages.
Paul Kagan photographs of utopian communities and personal papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2640
Overview: Chiefly photographs created and copied by Kagan while conducting research for his book, New World Utopias: A Photographic History of the Search for Community. The photographs document nineteenth- and twentieth-century utopian communities, most located in California, with others in New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. The collection includes material that Kagan collected about utopian communities, including audiotapes of interviews and related events, as well as drawings and photographs. The...
Dates: circa 1895-circa 1989, bulk 1968-1976