Chasen Gaver papers,
7.9 cubic ft.
Correspondence, journals, writings, photographs,
videotapes, audiotapes and performance props.
The papers of the "performance poet" Chasen Gaver include
personal papers as well as photographs, videotapes and audiotapes; also press materials
and articles about him and his work, and announcements of his performances. Also, family
photographs and correspondence, personal correspondence, a diary called "Fever Journal,"
notebooks meticulously charting Gaver's health, and a shadowbox puppet theater used for
recitations of Gaver's poem "The Ugly Side of Pretty."
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell