The Genny Lim Papers are primarily arranged according to subject matter and date. SERIES I: Personal and Biographical, contains
published interviews that have been arranged chronologically, press reviews for Paper Angels that have been removed from their
original binding but left according to their primary arrangement, and a photograph of the artist. SERIES II: Artist's Work
has been divided into two sub-series: Literary Work and Audio Visual Work. The first sub-series contain two manuscripts that
have been removed from their original bindings and a contact list for the 1982 cast of Paper Angels. The second sub-series
includes a photograph and program from Paper Angels, a poster announcing La China Poblana (a multimedia performance written
and performed by Lim), video of Paper Angels, five audiocassettes of the artist's music, and one compact disc of music.
Born into a Chinese-American family in 1946, Genny Lim has lived most of her life in San Francisco, with the exception of
four years in New York City. Her diverse education began in 1974 with a certificate in broadcast journalism from Columbia
University. In 1977 she received her B.A. in creative writing (and minor in theater arts) from San Francisco State University,
and in 1988, her M.A. in English.
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