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Music and Sun Ink Publishing 1959-2007

Scope and Contents

This series includes photocopied sheet music of Ric’s songs, correspondence related to public use authorization and copyright clearance requests, and business records from Sunflower Ink Publishing (later SunInk) related to material published by Ric and Billie Barbara Masten, as well as published works of other authors. This series also includes personal correspondence and essays about the Mastens’ music and publications.
Carton  1, Folder 1

Ephemera 1972, 1992 1992

Carton  1, Folder 2

Music Off the Record Undated

Carton  1, Folder 3-4

Music Sheets Undated

Box 8, Folder 1

Lyrics Undated

Carton  1, Folder 5

Red 33's Undated

Carton  1, Folder 6

BMI Correspondence 1959-1996

Carton  1, Folder 7

Copyright 1969-1984

Carton  1, Folder 8-10

Public Use Authorizations 1968-2007

Carton  1, Folder 11

Don Nichols Investor, Book Sales 1981-1994

Carton  1, Folder 12

Let It Be A Dance Tape 1978-1990

Carton  1, Folder 13-14

Speaking Poems 1976-1978, Undated

Carton  1, Folder 15

His & Hers 1985-1993

Carton  1, Folder 16-17

His & Hers 2: Marriage Contract 1974-2003

Box 7, Folder 1

His & Hers Publishers Mockup 1984

Carton  1, Folder 18

Wedding Re-Up 2003, 2006

Carton  1, Folder 19

They Are All Gone Now 1980-1989

Carton  1, Folder 20

Even As We Speak 1982-1986

Carton  1, Folder 21

Billie Beethoven 1983-1986

Carton  1, Folder 22

The Deserted Rooster 1982-1985

Carton  1, Folder 23

Stark Naked 1980

Carton  1, Folder 24

Notice Me 1979-1989

Carton  1, Folder 25

Voice of the Hive 1981-1987

Carton  1, Folder 26

Dragonflies, Codfish & Frogs 1980-1984

Carton  1, Folder 27

Sunflowers 1979-1981

Carton  1, Folder 28

Ric Masten Speaking 1991

Carton  1, Folder 29

Stark Naked (Soft) 1980-1982

Carton  1, Folder 30-31

I Know It Isn't Funny 1990-1991

Carton  1, Folder 32

Parallel Journeys 2003

Carton  1, Folder 33

Pacific Light 2000

Carton  1, Folder 34-35

Writings About Masten's Poems and Essays 1979-2001

Carton  1, Folder 36

Misc Artwork Undated

Carton  1, Folder 37

Library of Congress Copyright 1978-1985

Carton  1, Folder 38

Sun Ink Business 2001

Carton  1, Folder 39

[Misc] 1983-1989

Carton  1, Folder 40

Betty Evans, California 1985-1990

Carton  1, Folder 41

Betty Evans, Venice 1986-1988

Carton  1, Folder 42

Betty Evans, Paris 1987-1988

Carton  1, Folder 43

Betty Evans, Rome 1988

Carton  1, Folder 44

Betty Evans, London 1989

Carton  1, Folder 45

Betty Evans, California Wine Country 1989-1992

Carton  1, Folder 46

Betty Evans, Honolulu 1989-1993

Carton  1, Folder 47

Betty Evans, San Francisco 1990

Carton  1, Folder 48

Charles and Peggy Downes, Dialogue of Hope 1993

Carton  1, Folder 49

Bob Nash, On My Way 1991-1996

Carton  1, Folder 50

Beverly Borgman, Mothering Heights 1991

Carton  1, Folder 51

Tom Owen-Towle, Staying Together 1985-1987

Carton  1, Folder 52

Tom Owen-Towle, Generation to Generation 1986-1991

Carton  1, Folder 53

Tom Owen-Towle, New Men 1989-1994

Carton  1, Folder 54

Tom Owen-Towle, Spiritual Fitness 1989-1990

Carton  1, Folder 55

Tom Owen-Towle, Love Meets the Dragon 1997

Carton  1, Folder 56

Tom Owen-Towle, Hard Blessings 1999

Carton  1, Folder 57

Vincent Di Girolamo, Whispers Under the Wharf 1990

Carton  1, Folder 58

Victor Carpenter, Stations of the Spirit 1991-1991

Carton  1, Folder 59

Lynn Nelson, Hearts' Vision 1994

Carton 2, Folder 1

Walt Whitman Extension 1996

Carton 2, Folder 2

Tony Perrino, Holy Quest 1988-1990

Carton 2, Folder 3

Carl R Hansen 1996

Carton 2, Folder 4

Frederic John Muir, A Reason For Hope 1993-1998

Carton 2, Folder 5

Roberta Richards, The Devil Next Door 1993-1994

Carton 2, Folder 6

Lin Jensen and Elliot Roberts, Bowing to Receive the Mountain 1991-2003

Carton 2, Folder 7

Alice Pero, Thawed Stars 1999

Carton 2, Folder 8

Observations 1987-1999

Carton 2, Folder 9

Receipts for Orders 1978-2006

Carton 2, Folder 10

Sunflower Enterprises 1981-1982

Carton 2, Folder 11

Papier-Mache 1990-1999

Carton 2, Folder 12

Walden Books 1986-1987

Carton 2, Folder 13

Baker and Taylor 1986

Carton 2, Folder 14

Bowker ISBN Forms 1993-1995

Carton 2, Folder 15

Bowker Files 1971-1996

Carton 2, Folder 16

Printing Companies 1995-1996

Carton 2, Folder 17

Peninsula Laser Print 1985-1987

Carton 2, Folder 18

Bookcrafters Inc. 1992-1996

Carton 2, Folder 19

Barcodes-Printer Undated

Carton 2, Folder 20

Express Mail Undated

Carton 2, Folder 21

Intercraft Company 1996

Carton 2, Folder 22

Bookcrafters, Inc. 1985-1987

Carton 2, Folder 23-27

Island Mornings, Untitled 1998-2001, Undated

 

Performances 1959-2008

Scope and Contents

This series includes primarily black and white photographs of Ric’s performances, as well as some photos of Ric and Billie Barbara together. It also includes contracts, touring calendars, correspondence, promotional materials, and performance materials related to the Mastens’ appearances at workshops, conferences, schools, and churches.
Carton 2, Folder 28

Correspondence-Agents 1985-1988

Carton 2, Folder 29

Yvonne Tessler 1986

Carton 2, Folder 30

Alice B. Acheson 1990

Carton 2, Folder 31

Student Poems 1991

Carton 2, Folder 32-33

Evaluations 1981-1995

Carton 2, Folder 34

Proctor 1984

Carton 2, Folder 35

Billie and Ric's Weekend & Maps 1980-1999

Carton 2, Folder 36-37

Touring Calendars 1966-2008

Carton 2, Folder 38

Speaker Badges 1996-2004

Carton 2, Folder 39

Fee Schedule/Contracts, Maps 1972-2005

Carton 2, Folder 40

Performance Contracts / Tour Mailings 1966-1998

Carton 2, Folder 41

Artist Engagement Agreement 1978-1996

Carton 2, Folder 42

Road Workday Form 1975

Carton 2, Folder 43

Other Traveling Troubadors 1976-1987

Carton 2, Folder 44-45

Promotional Material 1967-1996

Carton 2, Folder 46

Publisity / Publicity-More 1959-1975

Carton 2, Folder 47

Conference PR / Ric Masten Speaking 1993-1994, Undated

Carton 2, Folder 48

News Release / In the Church Undated

Carton 2, Folder 49

In the College / In the High School 1989-1990

Carton 2, Folder 50

Pen.Itentiary, Alameda High School 1981-1985

Carton 2, Folder 51

In the Middle School / Elementary 1982-1989

Carton 2, Folder 52

School Review - Kisling Undated

Carton 2, Folder 53

On Relationships / Interpendence Undated

Carton 2, Folder 54

Billie Barbara - College, Church Undated

Carton 2, Folder 55

House Concert Undated

Carton 2, Folder 56

Wedding PR / SI Booklist 1998

Carton 2, Folder 57

SI in PR-Mac 2000

Carton 3, Folder 1

Addresses in Jeanne's Computer Undated

Carton 3, Folder 2

Posters-Flyers 1978-2008

Carton 3, Folder 3

In Concert 1986

Carton 3, Folder 4

Wedding Documents 1997-2005

Carton 3, Folder 5

Invitations to Perform 1985-2006

Carton 3, Folder 6

UUA Performances 1971-2002

Carton 3, Folder 7

Weddings 1970-2006

Carton 3, Folder 8

PR Photographs Undated

Carton 3, Folder 9-28

PR Photos-Working Undated

Carton 3, Folder 29-31

PR-BB+Ric Performing 2007

Carton 3, Folder 32-33

Negatives 1971-1975

Carton 3, Folder 34-35

Headshots Undated

Carton 3, Folder 36

Headshots-Negatives Undated

Carton 3, Folder 37-38

Words & One-Liners 00-50 Undated

Carton 3, Folder 39-40

Words & One-Liners 51-100 1998

Carton 3, Folder 41-42

Words & One-Liners Undated

Carton 3, Folder 43, Carton 4, Folder 1

Pen & Inks Undated

Carton 4, Folder 2-3

"Herald P and E" Pen & Inks 1991-1996

Carton 4, Folder 4

Traveling Notebook - Brown Book Undated

Carton 4, Folder 5

Traveling Notebook - Black Book Undated

 

Billie Barbara Masten 1932-2008

Scope and Contents

This series includes Billie Barbara’s personal journals and notebooks, work binders, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and news clippings. It also includes two of Billie Barbara’s publications: "Owning the Beast and the Bad Girl" and "Billy Beethoven."
Carton 4, Folder 6-7

Dream Logs + Journals 1968-2003

Carton 4, Folder 8

Artwork and Inspration 1953-2000

Carton 4, Folder 9-10

Work Binder 1978-2006

Carton 4, Folder 11

Women and Food 1999-2000

Carton 4, Folder 12

Women and Religion 1984-2000

Carton 4, Folder 13

Marriage Counseling 1971-1983

Carton 4, Folder 14

Rage and Alcoholism 1976-2004

Carton 4, Folder 15-16

Aging and Ceremony 1973-2001

Carton 4, Folder 17

Clippings 1974-2007

Carton 4, Folder 18

Friends and Correspondence 1984-2007

Carton 4, Folder 19-20

Life and Health Notes 1971-2004

Carton 4, Folder 21

Diplomas Etc. 1932-2005

Carton 4, Folder 22-23

Billie Beethoven 1983-1996

Carton 5, Folder 1

Scrach Paper Binder 1995-2003

Carton 5, Folder 2

Booklets 1959-2002

Carton 5, Folder 3

Owning the Beast... 1975-1982

Carton 5, Folder 4-7

Journals 1980-2004

Carton 5, Folder 8-9

Blue Binder 2000-2006

Carton 5, Folder 10

Purple Folder Photos 1997-2002

Carton 5, Folder 11

Croning - Coming of Age Binder 1998-2008

Carton 5, Folder 12

Red Binder 1987-2004

Carton 5, Folder 13

The Caterpillar Undated

Box 8

Scrapbook 1972-1978, 1981

Box 13, Folder 1

When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple 1985

Box 13, Folder 2

I Am Becoming The Woman I Wanted 1989

 

Personal 1894-2008 1929-2008

Scope and Contents

This series includes materials related to Ric’s early education and career, as well as materials documenting Ric’s involvement with the Unitarian Universalist Association. It also includes personal documents, correspondence, photographs, books given to the Mastens by friends, and a few items from Ric’s father and grandfather.
Carton 5, Folder 14

Building Bixby Bridge Photo 1932

Carton 5, Folder 15

The Plumber and the Singer Undated

Carton 5, Folder 16

Scripts and Stories Undated

Carton 5, Folder 17

Poetry Drafts 1980s

Carton 5, Folder 18-21

Correspondence 1968-2008

Carton 5, Folder 22

Correspondence - Charles Nelson Reilly 2002-2004

Carton 5, Folder 23

Read This Smartass! 1988

Carton 5, Folder 24

Ric Over the Years Undated

Carton 5, Folder 25

Ric's Art 1963-1996

Carton 5, Folder 26

Roger Steffin's / Toby Lurie / Eliot Roberts 1973-2004

Carton 5, Folder 27

Owen Greenan 1964-2001

Carton 5, Folder 28

Owen Greenan's Versions of Ric's Lyrics 2001, Undated

Carton 5, Folder 29

Mike Monohan Undated

Carton 5, Folder 30

Weston Undated

Carton 5, Folder 31

Nes Family 2001

Carton 5, Folder 32

Jimmy Hare 1952

Carton 5, Folder 33

Art and Photos 1964-2008

Carton 5, Folder 34

Joe Dawkins 1979-1992

Carton 5, Folder 35

Friends Over the Years 1988-2003

Carton 5, Folder 36

Montezuma 1943-1947 1943-1947, 1985-1994

Carton 5, Folder 1

Carmel Art / Paris Trip 1949

Carton 6, Folder 1

Pre-1950s People 1985-2006

Carton 6, Folder 2

Mastenville Music Co. 1958-2006

Carton 6, Folder 3

Carmel Forrest Theatre 1940-1991

Carton 6, Folder 4

Herald Printers and Union Card, 1961 1956-1968

Carton 6, Folder 5

Misc. Documents 1959-1987

Carton 6, Folder 6

Unicon Casting, 1968 Undated

Carton 6, Folder 7

1970s 1971-1980

Carton 6, Folder 8

Ordination and Fellowship UUA 1971-1975

Carton 6, Folder 9-10

UUA 1971-2008 1971-2008

Carton 6, Folder 11

1980s Snapshots 1984-1989

Carton 6, Folder 12

1990s Snapshots 1994-1997

Carton 6, Folder 13

Palo Colorado / Big Sur 1987-2005

Carton 6, Folder 14

First Night / Morgan's Coffee House 1997-2005

Carton 6, Folder 15

2000s Snapshots 1999-2005

Carton 6, Folder 16

Awards 1991-2008

Carton 6, Folder 17

Toonsday 2005-2006

Carton 6, Folder 18

Cancer 1987-2008

Carton 6, Folder 19

News Clippings, Masten / Taylor 1929-1949

Carton 6, Folder 20

Richard L. Masten 1929-1941

Box 8

Richard L. Masten's Scrapbook 1938-1939

Carton 6, Folder 21

E. C. Masten 1894

Carton 6, Folder 22

Hutch, Manuscript Undated

Carton 6, Folder 23

Uncle Ruthie Bell Poetry + Songs / CD 1993-1996

Carton 6, Folder 24

Potpourri / 1987 - Pocket Poetry 1981-1987

Carton 6, Folder 25

What Next? / For Aliyat 1989-2001

Carton 6, Folder 26

Algol in Scorpio / 10 Ways to Meditate 1965-1979

Carton 6, Folder 27

The Last Running / Body Poems for Deaf Men 1977-1980

Carton 6, Folder 28

Tapestry / Winter Roses, by Charlene Baldridge 1982-1990

Carton 6, Folder 29

In Praise of Stories / Tales From the Taxicab 1973-1997

Carton 6, Folder 30

Comet Halley, the mag 2 / Idiomatic Expressions 1985

Box 7

The People's Book, by John McCleary 1972

Box 7

Trial Poems, by Daniel Berrigan and Thomas Lewis 1970

 

Clippings 1952-2008

Scope and Contents

This series includes newspaper clippings about the Mastens and clippings of Ric’s “Pen and Ink” series from Alta Vista Magazine.
Carton 6, Folder 31-32

Etc. 1952-2008

Carton 6, Folder 33

Articles, Ric and Owen Greenan 1991-1992

Carton 6, Folder 34-35

Pen and Inks 1991-1996

Carton 6, Folder 36

Words and One-Liners 1996-1998

Box 7

Scrapbook 1992-1993

 

Publications 1970-2007

Scope and Contents

This series includes books written by Ric Masten, as well as works he collaborated on with others, including "His & Hers: A Passage Through the Middle-Age Crazies," which he co-wrote with Billie Barbara. It also contains works by other writers published through Sunflower Ink Publising.
Box 9, Folder 1

Who's Wavin'? 1970 (3rd Printing 1975)

Box 9, Folder 2

Sunflowers 1971 ( 3rd Printing 1975)

Box 9, Folder 3

Sunflowers 1971 (6th Printing 1979)

Box 9, Folder 4

Let It Be A Dance 1975

Box 9, Folder 5

Speaking Poems 1977

Box 9, Folder 6

Dragonflies, Codfish & Frogs 1977 (3rd Printing 1979)

Box 9, Folder 7

The Voice of the Hive 1978

Box 9, Folder 8

Voice of the Hive 1978 (4th Printing 1987)

Box 9, Folder 9

His & Hers (Annotated) 1978

Box 9, Folder 10

His & Hers 1978

Box 9, Folder 11

Stark Naked (Paperback) 1980

Box 9, Folder 12

Stark Naked (Hard Cover) 1980

Box 9, Folder 13

The Deserted Rooster 1982

Box 9, Folder 14

Even As We Speak 1982

Box 9, Folder 15

They Are All Gone Now...And So Are You 1985

Box 10, Folder 1

Notice Me! 1986

Box 10, Folder 2

Looking For Georgia O'Keefe and Other Observations 1987

Box 10, Folder 3

Ric Masten Speaking 1990

Box 10, Folder 4

I Know It Isn't Funny But I Love To Make You Laugh 1991

Box 10, Folder 5

I Know It Isn't Funny But I Love To Make You Laugh 1996

Box 10, Folder 6

Let It Be A Dance (Limited Edition) Undated

Box 10, Folder 7

Words & One-Liners Take 2 2005

Box 10, Folder 8

Words & One-Liners Not Dead Yet Take 3 2008

Box 11, Folder 1

Going Out Dancing 2008

Box 11, Folder 2

Parallel Journeys 2003

Box 11, Folder 3

Troubadour And Poet: The Magical Ministry of Ric Masten 2007

Box 11, Folder 4

Pacific Light 2000

Box 11, Folder 5

Reprints of Poems 1984

Box 11, Folder 6

Reprints of Poems 1991-2005

Box 11, Folder 7

Generation To Generation 1986

Box 11, Folder 8

Staying Together 1987

Box 12, Folder 1

How To Take A Walking Field Trip On The Monterey Peninsula And Live To Tell The Story Undated

Box 12, Folder 2

On My Way 1996

Box 12, Folder 3

California Cooking 1978

Box 12, Folder 4

Venice Italy Cooking 1986

Box 12, Folder 5

Rome Italy Cooking 1988

Box 12, Folder 6

London England Cooking 1989

Box 12, Folder 7

San Francisco California Cooking 1990

Box 12, Folder 8

California Wine Country Cooking 1992

Box 12, Folder 9

Survival Games Personalities Play 1992

Box 12, Folder 10

Sacred Service In Civil Space 2007

Carton 14

Audiovisual 1970-2001

Scope and Contents

This series coontains primarily LP recordings of Ric's poetry performances. It also includes reel-to-reel audio tapes, a cassette, a CD, and a DVD of Ric and Billie Barbara performing.
Carton 14, Case 1

Oversize and artifacts 1947-2008

Scope and Contents

This series consists of large format posters, photographs, and artwork. It also includes an award statue from the Arts Council for Monterey County and a small plaque for a school appearance.