Collection consists of books, manuscripts, clippings, correspondence, photographs,
articles, and audio and video recordings related to the career of Paul Reps.
Saladin Paul Reps was born in Cedar City, Iowa, September 15, 1895; a spiritualist, author,
and artist, he studied Buddhism in India and the Far East and was a prominent figure in the
anti-establishment movement in the U.S. during the 1960s; he is best remembered for
introducing the principles of Zen philosophy to western readers; he produced several volumes
of poetry which he published in conjunction with his ink drawing and wrote or published
several other books including, Zen flesh Zen bones : a collection of Zen and pre-Zen
writings ; died in Los Angeles, California, July 12, 1990.
7.5 Linear Feet
(15 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
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