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Kerista Commune Collection
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  • Acquisition
  • Publication Rights

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis General Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Kerista Commune Collection
    Creator: Tomberg Rare Books
    Identifier/Call Number: D-593
    Physical Description: 1 linear ft.
    Date (inclusive): 1984-2001
    Abstract: John Peltz Presmont (Bro Jud) and Eve Furchgott (Even Eve) founded the Kerista Commune in San Francisco in 1971. After the commune's dissolution in 1992, Presmont continued his work under the name of the World Academy of Keristan Education (WAKEINC). The collection includes pamphlets, writings, programs, presentations, organization charts, and correspondence from the Kerista Commune and from John Peltz Presmont (Bro Jud).
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.

    History

    John Peltz Presmont (Bro Jud) and Eve Furchgott (Even Eve) founded the Kerista Commune in San Francisco in 1971. After the commune's dissolution in 1992, Presmont continued his work under the name of the World Academy of Keristan Education (WAKEINC).

    Content Description

    The collection includes pamphlets, writings, programs, presentations, organization charts, and correspondence from the Kerista Commune and from John Peltz Presmont (Bro Jud).

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Kerista Commune Collection, D-593, Department of Special Collections, University Library, Uniniversity of California, Davis.

    Acquisition

    Purchased from Tomberg Rare Books, 2015.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Communal living
    Counterculture
    San Francisco (Calif.) -- History
    Tomberg Rare Books
    Kerista Commune -- Archives