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Beck, Patricia, 1924-1978



  • Existence: 1924 April 08-1978 March 02

Occupations: Author; Poet.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Patrica Beck papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00014
Overview Author, poet. Papers include Beck's personal diaries, kept continuously from age 14 until her death in 1978; manuscripts of 59 short stories, 2 semi-autobiographical novels, and poems; correspondence; and photographs and slides of artwork. The diaries, used as basis for her writings, contain insight into her relationships, daily activities, books and movies, her dreams, travel descriptions (including time spent in Civil War Spain), and periodic depressive episodes (which led to brief...
Dates: 1936-1986; Majority of material found within 1940-78