Esalen notebook: [1966-1983]

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Reflections on: meditation, energy, Fritz Perls' Gestalt Therapy and experiences at various workshops, womanhood, relationships with family and friends, self-image, dreams, attending Peace Corps project in Davis, opening Paint Box II shop in the Haight [San Francisco]. Provenance: Handwritten: Page 1, "esalen" on masking tape affixed to front cover; Page 4, Bank at Wells Fargo, Columbus Ave., Checking Account No., Beginning inventory; Page 5 dated 1966 Jan/21, Bernice Bing's investment...; Page 8 at bottom, Note March 12.77 ...11 years ago at Esalen experience...; Page 10 at bottom of page, 1983 - The Rape of Lucretia (1946); Pages 57-61, recto and verso sides of two-page insert on lined notepaper reflecting on Esalen, found between numbered book pages 52 and 53; Page 159 dated September 18, 1966, Beginning of the Esalen Program. Printed text on label affixed to inside back cover, Dutton's Napa Stationery, 1025 Main Street, Napa Ph. BA-4-3128.


Type of resource text
Form Diaries
Extent 1 bound volume, 152 pages, 21.59 x 27.94 cm
Date created January 21, 1966 - 1983
Language English
Digital origin reformatted digital


Creator Bing, Bernice, 1936-1998


Subject Esalen Institute
Subject Perls, Frederick S.
Subject Peace Corps (U.S.)
Subject Asian American artists
Subject Asian American women artists
Subject Consciousness
Subject Diaries
Subject Psychotherapy
Subject Lesbian artists
Subject Chinese American artists
Subject Artists
Genre Diaries
Genre Notebooks

Bibliographic information

Note Half-bound black account book with red [leather?] on spine and board corners, pages numbered on top corners, used primarily as notebook/diary. 110 pages of handwritten text, 2 pages of inserts with handwritten text.
Note Digitized from original by Stanford Libraries.
Source ID sul:M2651_b02_f06
Location M2651
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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