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Tyger-Womon papers, 1992-1994
1943  
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  • Conditions on Access
  • Conditions on Use and Reproduction
  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Tyger-Womon papers
    Collection number: 1943
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 document box)
    Date (inclusive): 1992-1994
    Abstract: Tyger-Womon was a writer, artist, musician, songwriter, and political activist of anarchist persuasion. She was a Native American shaman of Navajo and Consican descent. Also known as V.L. Adams, very little information can be found on Tyger-Womon before or after the two year period reflected in this collection. These materials include poetry collections, correpondence, essays, photography collages and collaborative art projects with her partner, Hanh Thi Pham. Also included are recorded transcripts of interviews and conversations between Tyger-Womon and Hanh Thi Pham.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical location: COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Tyger-Womon

    Conditions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Conditions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    COLLECTION CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials in this collection will require assessment and possible digitization for safe access. To review these audiovisual materials, you must notify the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk in advance of your visit.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of V.L. Adams, 1993-1994.
    This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library .

    Processing Information

    Processed by Stacy Wood, 2011.
    Description enhanced and further physical processing completed by Jessica Tai in 2016.
    The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive  at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library . These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Tyger-Womon Papers (Collection 1943). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6954113 

    Biography

    Tyger-Womon was a writer, artist, musician, songwriter, and political activist of anarchist persuasion. She was a Native American shaman of Navajo and Corsican descent. Also known as V.L. Adams, very little information can be found on Tyger-Womon before or after the two year period reflected in this collection.

    Scope and Content

    The collection includes materials related to photography projects, interviews, poetry, songs and writings spanning from 1992-1994. All contents are the work of Tyger-Womon with the exception of collaborative projects with her partner, Hangh Thi Pham - a Vietnamese-American artist. Also included are three cassette tapes of exchanges between Tyger-Womon and Hanh Thi Pham.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged chronologically.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Lesbian artists--United States.
    Lesbian authors--United States