Black and red diary: [1981-1986]

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Reflections include: personal relationships and career aspirations; desire to travel and see Asia, Mt. Huang; psychotherapy sessions; dreams; visits to Anderson Valley area, Ukiah, Philo, and Booneville; SOMAR and decision to leave; Buddhism and Lotus Sutra; anticipated trip to China; Provenance includes: Page 7 dated 12/8/81 begins with poem A waxing moon...; Page 175 dated April 13, 1985 and titled Philo - Stamp from Alexa, with a stamp from Republic of Maldives affixed to page; Pages 176-177, handwritten notecard insert on recto Once upon a rainly [sic] day...; Pages 219-220, letter addressed to Steve and Deb; Page 263 dated Oct 22, 1986, V and I broke the ice...; postcard laid-in between back endpages Pages 398-401, with image of a couple on recto and titled Christmas is OK and greetings handwritten on verso dated Dec 85 signed by Steve and Deb Schl[euber?]; Page 401, ink-stamp of printer/ publisher with No. 6220, Shanghai, China.


Type of resource text
Form Diaries
Extent 1 bound volume, 390 pages, 16.19 x 20.95 cm; 2 notecards, mixed sizes
Date created December 8, 1981 - 1986-10-22
Language English
Digital origin reformatted digital


Creator Bing, Bernice, 1936-1998


Subject Neighborhood Arts Program (San Francisco, Calif.)
Subject Asian American artists
Subject Asian American women artists
Subject Artists
Subject Asia > Description and travel
Subject Lesbian artists
Subject California > Description and travel
Subject China
Subject Chinese American artists
Genre Diaries
Genre Notebooks

Bibliographic information

Note Half-bound black notebook with red colored spine and board corners containing 390 lined pages and consisting of: 147 handwritten pages; 2 inserts; 1 stamp.
Note Digitized from original by Stanford Libraries.
Source ID sul:M2651_b02_f08
Location M2651
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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