The Jessica Hagedorn Papers, 1974-2006, consist of drafts of her works, public relations materials, contracts and agreements,
notes, and correspondence. The materials relate to her major or minor works, or are directly relevant to Jessica Hagedorn's
career as a novelist and a playwright.
Jessica Hagedorn was born in Manila, Philippines in 1949 and immigrated to the United States at the age of 14 to live in San
Francisco with her family. Her mother's background is Scotch-Irish-French Filipino and her father is considered Filipino-Spanish,
although his great grandmother was Chinese.
21.25 linear feet
(17 cartons and 1 oversize folder)
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