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Kesey, Ken



  • Existence: 1935 - 2001

Found in 2 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

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 -- Oregon 1
Correspondence 1
Counterculture -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Literature 1
Manuscripts for publication 1
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Sketchbooks 1
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