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Charles Potts Collection, 1967-2020

By Sunday Stewart

Collection Overview

Title: Charles Potts Collection, 1967-2020

Extent: 8.0 Boxes

Languages: English [eng]

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.

Administrative Information

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.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Fascist Haikus, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Small booklet featuring haikus written by Charles Potts
Folder 2: Writing in Blud, 1967Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry wirtten by Charles Potts and published by Rainbow Resin
Folder 3: Th Trancemigracion of Menzu, 1972Add to your cart.
Poetry book written by Charles Potts and printed by Empty Elevator Shaft
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 4: Charle Kiot, 1975Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts and printed by Folk Frog Press
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 5: Th Golden Calf, 1975Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts and published by Litmus
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 6: The Opium Must Go Thru, 1976Add to your cart.
Book of short stories written by Charles Potts with illustrations by RBT McNealy, and published by Litmus
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 7: Rocky Mountain Man, 1978Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts and published by The Smith
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 8: Loading Las Vegas, 1991Add to your cart.
Book about Las Vegas, Nevada written by Charles Potts and published by Current
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 9: The Dictatorship of the Enviroment, 1991Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts and published by Druid Books
Physical Description: signed first edition copy
Folder 10: 100 Years in Idaho, 1996Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts featuring work regarding Idaho
Physical Description: signed first edition copy
Folder 11: Little Lord Shiva The Berkley Poems 1968, 1999Add to your cart.
Anthology of poetry written by Charles Potts during the 1960s, while in Berkeley and writing with Wild Dog magazine
Folder 12: Lost River Mountain, 1999Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts, featuring poems about the landscapes of Idaho
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Nature Lovers, 2000Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts and published by Pleasure Boat Studio
Folder 14: Prophet/Profit, 2001Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Charles Potts and Chris Bodor, published by Poetnoise Press
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 15: Lucintite, 2002Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Charles Potts and published by Butcher Shop Press
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 16: A Rite to the Body, 2003Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Charles Potts with Illustrations by Alex Fox, published by The Temple, Inc.
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 17: Compstrella/Starfield, 2004Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Charles Potts and published by Time Barn Books
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 18: Greatest Hits 1963-2003, 2005Add to your cart.
Anthology of poetry written by Charles Potts from 1963-2003 published Pudding House Publications
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 19: The Hot Dog Train, 2007Add to your cart.
Small booklet of poems written by Charles Potts
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 20: inside idaho, Poems 1996-2007, 2009Add to your cart.
Anthology of poetry written by Charles Potts on his home state of Idaho
Folder 21: The Source, 2014Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts and published by Green Panda Press
Physical Description: inscribed with note from author to friends
Folder 22: Coyote Highway, 2016Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts and published by Least Bittern Books
Physical Description: signed copy
Folder 23: Little Lord Shiva, 1969Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Potts, and published at Berkeley
Physical Description: signed copy
Series 2Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Extreme Unction, 1971Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry wirtten by Andy Clausen, and published by Litmus
Folder 2: Victoria Mundi, 1973Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charles Foster, with an Introduction by Charles Potts and published by The Smith
Physical Description: litmus press first edition
Folder 3: Magnus Annus, 1974Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Peter Rutledge Koch, and published by Litmus
Folder 4: Vanish, 1974Add to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by David Hiatt, and published by Litmus
Folder 5: D Jackson, Circa 1974Add to your cart.
Poetry by Jack Hirschman for Robert Stockwell
Folder 6: a more, 1975Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Charley George, and published by Litmus
Folder 7: Who Knows Some of This Might Be Real, 1975Add to your cart.
Book of poetry and written by Lucky Luckenbach while in prison
Folder 8: Going, 1976Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Edward Smith, and published by Litmus
Folder 9: The Flutes of Gama, 1976Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Edward Smith, and published by Litmus
Folder 10: Waterweed, 1976Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Jo Merril, and published by Litmus
Physical Description: litmus press first edition
Folder 11: Lucky You, 1976Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Mike Finley, and published by Litmus
Folder 12: The Refillable Steamy, 1976Add to your cart.
Play written by the Babylon Theatre, and published by Litmus
Folder 13: The Incomplete Works of Richard Krech, 1976Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Richard Krech from 1966 - 1974, and published by Litmus
Folder 14: Outside the School of Theology, 1997Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Teri Zipf, and published by Tsunami, Inc.; winner of the Pacific Northwest Bookseller Association's Annual Book Award
Physical Description: signed first edition copy
Folder 15: Journeyman, 1997Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Stephen Thomas, and published by Tsunami Inc.
Physical Description: first edition
Folder 16: twilight of the male ego, 2002Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by klipschutz, and published by Tsunami, Inc.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 17: 5 Speed, 2005Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Klyd Watkins, and published by the Temple
Folder 18: was chicken trax amid sparrows tread, 2009Add to your cart.
Book of poetry and verse by Bree published by the Temple, Inc.
Folder 19: Truth has Fallen in the Street, 2010Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Edward Smith, and published by The Temple
Folder 20: Codex, 2019Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Joshua Lew McDermott, and published by Hand to Mouth
Folder 21: Not Me, Exactly, 2020Add to your cart.
Book of poetry written by Dennis Held, Hand to Mouth
Folder 22: light dark light, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Booklet of poetry written by Tom Kryss, and published by Iniquity Press
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
Series 4Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Temple, 1997-1998Add to your cart.
Volume 1 nos. 1-5 of the counter culture magazine, "The Temple" published in Walla Walla, Washington
Folder 2: The Temple, 1998Add to your cart.
Volume 2 nos. 2-4 of the counter culture magazine, "The Temple" published in Walla Walla, Washington
Folder 3: The Temple, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
Volume 3 nos. 1-4 of the counter culture magazine, "The Temple" published in Walla Walla, Washington
Folder 4: The Temple, 2000Add to your cart.
Volume 4 nos. 1-4 of the counter culture magazine, "The Temple" published in Walla Walla, Washington
Folder 5: The Temple, 2001Add to your cart.
Volume 5 nos. 1-4 of the counter culture magazine, "The Temple" published in Walla Walla, Washington
Folder 6: The Temple, 2002Add to your cart.
Volume 6 nos. 1-4 of the counter culture magazine, "The Temple" published in Walla Walla, Washington
Folder 7: Mary Jane A Journal of Modern Cannibinology, 1985Add to your cart.
Periodical featuring articles regarding marijuana, and poetry from various counter culture poets
Folder 8: Farm, 1979, OctoberAdd to your cart.
Newspaper "Farm" focusing on the agriculture in the Rocky Mountains featuring poetry by Drum Hadley
Folder 9: Litmus, Circa 1997Add to your cart.
Newspaper periodical "Litmus" featuring work by counter culture writers
Folder 10: Poetry Flash, 2001, AprilAdd to your cart.
Newspaper periodical featuring poetry reviews and a calender of events literary current events
Folder 11: Arthur, 2003, JulyAdd to your cart.
Counter culture newspaper periodical featuring articles focused on current events such as the war in Iraq
Folder 12: Arthur, 2006, OctoberAdd to your cart.
Counter culture newspaper periodical featuring articles focused on current events and up and coming artists
Folder 13: Litmus, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Newspaper periodical "Litmus" featuring work by counter culture writers
Folder 14: Litmus Loadstone, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Newspaper periodical "Litmus" featuring work by counter culture writers
Series 5Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Bible, Whiskey, and My Gun, 1985Add to your cart.
Record of "The Bible, Whiskey, and My Gun" by Charles Potts, released by Hot Poop Records
Physical Description: signed by Charles Potts
Folder 2: Walla Walla Poetry Party DVD, 2003, November 13Add to your cart.
DVD of the Walla Walla Poetry Party held in Walla Walla, Washington
Folder 3: Ann Weatherill Sculpture Dedication DVD, 2005, October 15Add to your cart.
DVD of the dedication of a sculpture memorializing Ann Weatherill, occurring at the Fine Arts Center at Walla Walla College
Folder 4: LSDOA, 2006Add to your cart.
CD of the album "LSDOA Love Sex Death Old Age" by J. Poet
Folder 5: Charles Bukowski Underwater Poetry Festival CD, 2006Add to your cart.
CD of the October 5, 1974 Charles Bukowski Underwater Poetry Festival
Folder 6: Ka Boom Albany Public Library CD, 2008,May 13Add to your cart.
CD of the Ka Boom event at the Albany Public Library by Jeremy Gaulke
Folder 7: The Golden Calves, UndatedAdd to your cart.
CD of the album "The Golden Calves" by the Charles Potts Magic Windmill Band
Folder 8: Cavedweller CD, UndatedAdd to your cart.
CD of the Cavedweller album "The Best Version of Gloria Ever There Was"