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Trebor Healey poetry collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-065

Scope and Content

Photocopies and typescripts of poetry, chapbooks, correspondence, and envelope art collected by Trebor Healey. The collection contains two chapbooks, one titled Mediations on meeting a new lover and one untitled; envelope art, sketches, and correspondence from David Barnard; and correspondence and poetry from Orpheus on Hair stationery.


  • 1967-1972

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical Note

Trebor Healey was born in 1962 in San Francisco and was raised in Seattle, Washington. He attended the University of California, Berkeley. From the late 1980s to the early 1990s he took part in the performance poetry scene in San Francisco. A number of his poems, short stories, and four works of fiction have been published, including the award-winning Through It Came Bright Colors (2004) and A Horse Named Sorrow (2012).


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Photocopies and typescripts of poetry, chapbooks, correspondence, and envelope art collected by Trebor Healey, a published poet and award-winning fiction author. Healey was raised in Seattle, Washington, and spent the late 1980s and early 1990s in San Francisco. As of 2014 he resides in Los Angeles, California.

Immediate Source of Acquistion

Gift of Trebor Healey, February 21, 2003.

Separated Materials

Removed to ONE magazine collection

Sebastian Quill, number 3, summer 1972.

Removed to ONE poster collection

Louis Falco and Company of Featured Dancers, City Center Theater, May 1970.

Processing information

Collection processed by Michael C. Oliveira, September 2014.

Finding Aid to the Trebor Healey Poetry Collection
Michael C. Oliveira
(c) 2014
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Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California Repository

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