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The Resource From beat scene poet to psychedelic multimedia artist in San Francisco and beyond, 1948-1978, interviews conducted by Victoria Morris Byerly

From beat scene poet to psychedelic multimedia artist in San Francisco and beyond, 1948-1978, interviews conducted by Victoria Morris Byerly

Label
From beat scene poet to psychedelic multimedia artist in San Francisco and beyond, 1948-1978, 1996 :
Title
From beat scene poet to psychedelic multimedia artist in San Francisco and beyond, 1948-1978
Statement of responsibility
interviews conducted by Victoria Morris Byerly
Inclusive dates
1996 :
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Topics covered include: born Gerd Jacob Stern in 1928; childhood and education in New York, discovering poetry, moving to California in 1940's, writing poetry, marriage to Jane Hill (known also as Hamner Buck after marriage to Bill Buck), divorced, meeting Allen Ginsburg, Maya Angelou, marriage to Ann London, writing for Playboy magazine in 1960's, living on houseboat in Sausalito, California, USCO (multimedia art) with John Brockman, marriage to Sally Shaw, entering family cheese import business, reflections on art, poetry, counterculture, drugs and the cheese industry, Michael Callahan (electrical engineer) and Intermedia Systems Corporation, Boobam Bamboo Drum Company, Shirley Staschen Triest, Verbal American Landscape, Woodstock Artists' Association
Additional physical form
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available at the Bancroft Library.
Biographical or historical data
Artist and poet.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
From beat scene poet to psychedelic multimedia artist in San Francisco and beyond, 1948-1978, interviews conducted by Victoria Morris Byerly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley
  • Includes interview (Chapter X) with Michael Callahan, Technical Director, Carpenter Arts Center, Harvard University
  • Includes sixty poems, with some commentary
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[14], ix, [1], 397, [3] leaves, 25 leaves of plates, bound
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48922572
  • ucoclc48922572
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are jointly reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley and to Gerd Stern. Requests for permission to quote for the publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Gerd Stern requires that he receive notification of any request for publication and given thirty days in which to respond.
Label
From beat scene poet to psychedelic multimedia artist in San Francisco and beyond, 1948-1978, interviews conducted by Victoria Morris Byerly
Publication
Note
  • Transcript of an interview completed under the auspices of the Bancroft Library's Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley
  • Includes interview (Chapter X) with Michael Callahan, Technical Director, Carpenter Arts Center, Harvard University
  • Includes sixty poems, with some commentary
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[14], ix, [1], 397, [3] leaves, 25 leaves of plates, bound
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48922572
  • ucoclc48922572
Terms governing use
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are jointly reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley and to Gerd Stern. Requests for permission to quote for the publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. Gerd Stern requires that he receive notification of any request for publication and given thirty days in which to respond.

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