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Penelope Houston / Avengers Collection
SFH 671  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Penelope Houston / Avengers Collection
    Dates: 1977-2017
    Collection Number: SFH 671
    Creator/Collector: Houston, Penelope, 1958- Wilsey, James Calvin, 1957-2018
    Extent: Approximately 5 cubic feet.
    Repository: San Francisco Public Library. San Francisco History Center
    San Francisco, California 94102
    Abstract: This collection contains material documenting the Avengers, a punk band formed in 1977 in San Francisco, California.
    Language of Material: English


    This collection is currently UNPROCESSED but available for research. Please contact the San Francisco History Center.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Penelope Houston / Avengers Collection. Collection Number: SFH 671. San Francisco Public Library. San Francisco History Center

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Included in this collection are photos, fliers, posters, notebooks, tour books, buttons, press clippings and press kits, magazines, newspapers and zines, LPs, CDs, set lists, and other ephemera.

    Indexing Terms

    Punk culture -- California -- San Francisco.
    Punk rock musicians -- California -- San Francisco.
    Punk rock music -- California -- San Francisco.
    Women punk rock musicians.
    Houston, Penelope, 1958-
    Avengers (Musical group)
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    Fliers (Ephemera)