This collection contains biographical material, correspondence, photographs, musical scores, audio recordings, a film and
an artifact, documenting Miriam Patchen's promotion of her late husband's work.
Miriam Patchen, wife of American novelist and poet Kenneth Patchen, peace activist, and longtime Palo Alto resident, died
March 6, 2000 at the age of 86.
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and
their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Collection open for research