Lois Snyder Hennessy Papers

Scope and Content

These papers consist of letters, photographs, clippings, and poems which detail the life of Gary Snyder, his wife, and children, collected and partially annotated by his mother, Lois Snyder Hennessy.

Box Index


1:1 Hennessy, L.S.: correspondence from Gary Snyder, 1964-1973
1:2 Hennessy, L.S.: correspondence from Gary Snyder, 1974-1975
1:3 Hennessy, L.S.: Gary Snyder clippings
1:4 Hennessy, L.S.: family photographs
1:5 Hennessy, L.S.: letters from Lois Snyder Hennessy to various people [Luella Pollock, Lois and Ed Kandul, including a letter written on the back of a Japanese poem (by Miyuzuwa Kenji), translated and signed by Gary Snyder], 1969-1975
1:6 Hennessy, L.S.: letters to Lois Snyder Hennessy from various sources [Allen Ginsberg, Reed College, Library of Congress, etc.]