The Philip Whalen Papers, circa 1940-2001, consist of the writings (notebooks, poems, prose works), correspondence, professional
papers, artwork and personal papers that detail Whalen’s dual life as poet (coming to prominence during San Francisco’s Beat
era of the 50’s and often associated with his fellow Reed graduates, Gary Snyder and Lew Welch), and later, Buddhist monk.
2 cartons, 36 boxes, 11 oversize folders, 3 oversize boxes, and 1 tube
circa 30 linear feet
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Collection open for research.