The collection primarily consists of drawings and poetry created by Joan Corbin, 1937-1987, as well as biographical material
written about her, circa 1995-2013. Joan Corbin, pseudonym Eve Elloree, planned, designed, and illustrated
ONE Magazine as an editorial staff member, 1953-1954, and art director, 1954-1963.
Joan Corbin was born on May 25, 1921, in Armada, Michigan. She grew up in Richmand, Michigan, and moved to Los Angeles, California,
in January 1946. She soon moved in with Irma "Corky" Wolf, pseudonym Ann Carll Reid, and both joined ONE Incorporated as founding
board members in 1953. Using the pseudonym Eve Elloree, Joan Corbin planned, designed, and illustrated ONE Magazine as an editorial staff member, 1953-1954, and art director, 1954-1963. Joan Corbin continued to draw and write poetry when
in August 2000 she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She died in 2004.
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The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.