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Description of Material Gathered on the Federal Writers Project San Francisco, 1936
1987/057  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Material gathered on the Federal Writers Project San Francisco; as a sample for a project of creative work
    Date (inclusive): 1936
    Creator: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California.
    Accession number: 1987/057
    Extent: 1 volume (110 p.)
    Repository: Labor Archives and Research Center
    J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
    San Francisco State University
    1630 Holloway Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94132-1722
    (415) 405-5571
    larc@sfsu.edu
    Languages: Publication is in English.
    Abstract: Consists of a staple-bound volume of short stories and poems by San Francisco writers working under the authority of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Writers' Project in San Francisco, on the American Guide and other publications. The volume was compiled by an editorial board comprised of Lawrence Estavan (chairman), Miriam Allen de Ford, Leon Dorais, Robin Kinkead, Kenneth Rexroth, and Richard Roman, with the intent of promoting "...the establishment of Federal magazines for creative writers in every locality capable of supporting them" (Introduction, p. iii).
    Location: Collection is available onsite, as part of the Master's Theses and Small Collections.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Copyright Statement

    From title page: "This volume is a private collection of manuscripts. It is not for sale and its contents are uncopyrighted and therefore to be considered private unpublished works not to be reproduced without permission of the authors except in excerpts by reviewers."

    Preferred Citation

    Material Gathered on the Federal Writers Project San Francisco, 1987/057, Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University.

    Authors

    Bode, Norman.
    De Ford, Miriam Allen, 1888-1975.
    Dorais, Leon.
    Estavan, Lawrence.
    Harrison, Alan.
    Hamilton, Ben.
    Hutchinson, Robert B.
    Kinkead, Rubin.
    Larsson, Raymond Ellsworth, 1901-
    Nelson, Catherine.
    Quince, Peter.
    Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982.
    Romain, Richard.
    Sabsay, Nahum, 1890-
    Sachs, Ida Faye.
    Sawvelle, Dorothea M.
    Talbot, J. Rand.
    Van Ghent, Dorothy Bendon, 1907-
    Warner, W. E.
    Wilhelmson, Carl.
    Wilkins, Margaret.

    Subjects

    Creative writing.
    American literature.
    American literature--California.
    Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California.