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Kesey, Ken



  • Existence: 1935 - 2001

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ken Kesey papers

Identifier: Ax 279
Abstract Ken Kesey was an internationally renowned Oregonian novelist, essayist, and counterculture figure most famous for his book One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, and his psychedelic cross-country bus tour immortalized in Tom Wolfe’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. His collection contains correspondence, manuscripts and publications, personal journals and artwork, event and tour material, press clippings, personal memorabilia, and creative works by members of his artistic circle, the Merry...
Dates: circa 1953-2012; Majority of material found within circa 1953-2001

Scott Parker collection of Ken Kesey sound recordings

Identifier: Coll 932

Scott F. Parker is an Oregonian author. Parker collected these materials from the Pacifica Radio Archives while researching his book, Conversations with Ken Kesey (UP Mississippi, 2014). This collection includes audio recordings of interviews with and lectures by American author Ken Kesey from 1966 to 1993.

Dates: 1965-1993

James Smircich photographs

Identifier: Coll 922
Content Description The James Smircich papers contains photographic prints and negatives taken by Smircich that depict notable figures of the 1960s counterculture including Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Grateful Dead, Stanley Mouse, and Ken Kesey's bus, Furthur. Detailed item description 1. Mounted 11x14 photograph of the Kesey bus. Title: Furthur... A family triptych. Circa 19652. Mounted 8x10 photograph of Jerry Garcia,...
Dates: 1965-1967

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Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews 1
Authors, American -- Oregon 1
Correspondence 1
Counterculture -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1