Finding Aid for the Paul Reps Papers LSC.1671
Finding aid prepared by Shira Peltzman, 2021.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2021 January 7.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Paul Reps papers
Creator: Reps, Paul, 1895-1990
Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1671
Physical Description: 7.5 Linear Feet (15 boxes, 2 oversize boxes)
Date (inclusive): circa 1927-1990
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Language of Material: Materials are in English.
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UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233659
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.
Collection consists of books, manuscripts, clippings, correspondence, photographs, articles, and audio and video recordings related to the career of Paul Reps.