The Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn Papers, 1974-2006, consist of drafts of her works, public
relations materials, contracts and agreements, notes, and correspondence. The materials relate to her major or
minor works, or are directly relevant to Jessica Hagedorn's career as a novelist and a playwright.
Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn was born in Manila, Philippines in 1949 and immigrated to the United States at the
age of 14 to live in San Francisco with her family. Her mother's background is Scotch-Irish-French Filipino and
her father is considered Filipino-Spanish, although his great grandmother was Chinese.
Number of containers: 12 cartons and 1 oversize folder
Linear feet: 15
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