Jordan, Patricia M., b. 1937 d. 1989
Active in San Francisco, Calif.
Collection size: 2.4 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Correspondence with Jordan's (former) husband, filmaker and assemblage artist Larry Jordan; letters and collage postcards from Steve Arnold, Wallace Berman, Jess (Collins), Joseph Cornell (with whom Larry Jordan studied in 1965), Janet Flynn, and George Herms; portrait photographs by Jordan of the Beat artists and poets in San Francisco, 1950s-1960s, including Michael McClure, Wallace and Shirley Berman, Robert Duncan, George Herms, and Larry Jordan; and a triptych of photographs "Patricia Jordan (For Semina)" by Berman, 1960.
Biographical/Historical Note: Photographer; San Francisco, Calif.
Donated 1988 by Patricia Jordan.
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