Penelope Houston / Avengers Collection

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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)