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Paul Mariah papers
1997-18  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul Mariah papers
    Dates: 1972-1984
    Collection Number: 1997-18
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .25 linear feet
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: This collection consists of materials related to the late San Francisco Bay Area poet Paul Mariah, a pioneer of the gay literary scene.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    Paul Mariah papers. GLBT Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of materials related to the late Bay Area poet Paul Mariah, a pioneer of the gay literary scene. Mariah founded "ManRoot" poetry magazine and ManRoot Press in San Francisco in 1969. He was also a member (and former president) of Council of Religion and the Homosexual. Materials include articles by Mariah, a broadside, correspondence, flyers for events and poems. The collection also contains the following chapbooks: "Poems to an army Deserter Who Is in Jail," "Letter to Robert Duncan while Bending the Bow," "This Light Will Spread: Selected Poems: 1960-1975," and "Apparitions of a Black Pauper's Suit: 13 Eulogies." There are also materials related to ManRoot Press, including catalogs, publication announcements and chapbooks.

    Indexing Terms

    Literature and Poetry