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Charles Potts Collection

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Charles Potts Collection, 1967-2020 | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

By Sunday Stewart

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Collection Overview

Title: Charles Potts Collection, 1967-2020Add to your cart.

Extent: 8.0 Boxes

Languages: English

Abstract

This collection is arranged within 8 boxes, with 5 different series, beginning with works by Charles Potts (series 1), works published by Charles Potts (series 2), miscellaneous poetry (series 3), periodicals (series 4), and digital media (series 5). Within series, materials are arranged in chronological order.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Charles Potts Collection contains poetry, verse, music, and other media. The works in this collection are by Charles Potts himself, as well as many other counter culture artists and agencies.

Collection Historical Note

Charles Potts is an American author and musician who helped to popularize the counter-culture movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s. Potts founded the Litmus publishing company and literary magazine, which is responsible for the publication of counter-culture writers like Charles Bukowski. Charles Potts is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington Poets Association, along with many other awards.

Administrative Information

Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Charles Potts Collection. SHSU Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


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Series 3Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Litmus, Circa 1965Add to your cart.
Periodical featuring counter-culture poetry, art, and musings
Folder 2: Litmus, Circa 1967Add to your cart.
Periodical featuring counter-culture poetry, art, and musings
Folder 3: This Insults Women II, 1973Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Bob Watt, and published by Druid Books
Folder 4: Exposed to the Elements, 1976Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Karen Waring, and published by Litmus
Folder 5: The Poetry of Charles Potts Criticism, 1979Add to your cart.
Book criticizing the poetry of Charles Potts, written by Hugh Fox
Folder 6: Catalyst 3rd Erotica Collection, 1988Add to your cart.
Booklet of erotic poetry featuring in the periodical Catalyst #17
Folder 7: Palouse River Blues Postcard, 1989Add to your cart.
Postcard featuring the poem "Palouse River Blues" by Charles Potts
Physical Description: signed by Charles Potts
Folder 8: 40th Century Man, 1997Add to your cart.
Book of poetry, featuring selected verses from 1966-1996 written by Andy Clausen
Folder 9: Point No Point, 1996-1997Add to your cart.
Periodical "Pont No Point" no. 5, featuring work from poets and other articles
Folder 10: Taos Poetry Circus Program, 1999, June 6Add to your cart.
Program for the 18th Annual Taos Poetry Circus, presented by the World Poetry Bout Association
Folder 11: Poetnoise 2000, 2000Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry sent to Chris Boder by various writers, published by Poetnoise Press
Folder 12: Portraits from Memory: New Orleans in the Sixties, 2000Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Darlene Fife, and published by Surregional Press
Folder 13: Garcia in Gringolandia, 2002Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Amalio Madueno, and published by Ranchos Press
Folder 14: Arsenic Lobster, 2002Add to your cart.
Small press magazine "Arsenic Lobster" no. 3, featuring poetry
Folder 15: Arsenic Lobster, 2003Add to your cart.
Small press magazine "Arsenic Lobster" no. 5, featuring poetry
Folder 16: Looking for His Horse, 2003Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by James Koller, and published by Coyote Books
Folder 17: Walla Walla Poetry Party Program and Schedule, 2005, AprilAdd to your cart.
Program and schedule for the Walla Walla Poetry Party in Washington
Folder 18: Jack Straw Writers Anthology, 2007Add to your cart.
Anthology of works written by Laurie Blauner, Anna Maria Hong, Susan Landgraf, Doug Nufer, Charles Potts, Howard W. Robertson, Willie Smith, Cheryl Strayed, Molly Tenenbaum, Kathryn Trueblood, Corrina Wycoff, Sierra Nelson, and Rachel Kessler
Folder 19: 3 Poets 3 Poems, 2007Add to your cart.
Pamphlet featuring poems written by Charles Potts, Richard Krech, and John Oliver Simon
Physical Description: signed by Charles Potts
Folder 20: Vaga Krusa Reading Postcard, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Postcard advertising a reading of "Vaga Krusa" vols. 1 & 2 by Charles Potts at Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt Lake City, Utah
Folder 21: Maybe Just Elephants, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Pamphlet featuring the poem "Maybe Just Elephants" written by Teri Zipf

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