Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Charles Foster papers, approximately 1957-1975.
BANC MSS 2005/103 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2005/103 c oversize folder 2; BANC MSS 2005/103 c carton 1; BANC MSS 2005/103 c carton 2; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Charles Foster papers, approximately 1957-1975

Creator/Contributor:

Foster, Charles, 1922-1967, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Consists of manuscripts and typescripts of poems, notebooks containing poems and original artwork, including collages; and typescripts for Dial Artemis and other publications.

Date:

1957 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Foster, Charles -- 1922-1967 -- Archives
Authors, American -- 20th century
Poets, American -- California -- San Francisco -- 20th century
Beat generation

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Charles Foster papers, BANC MSS 2005/103 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Original artwork transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2001.207).
Born in Boston in 1922, Charles Foster was a contemporary of Allen Ginsberg, Robert Duncan, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti. In 1957, Foster left a career in advertising in order to write. He was a regular in the Beat scene in Venice Beach, but had published very little when he died at forty-five in 1967.
In English.
Preliminary list available in the library.

Type:

Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

print
3.75 (3 2

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2005/103 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2005/103 c oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 2005/103 c carton 1
BANC MSS 2005/103 c carton 2
BANC MSS 2005/103 c carton 3
BANC MSS 2005/103 c
BANC MSS 2005/103 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.