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Luster (Helen) collection

The Helen Luster Collection contains manuscripts for her nine published books and unpublished manuscripts; correspondence between poets, scientists, science fiction writers, and parapsychologists; material related to her personal and professional relationship with Allen Ginsberg including manuscripts documenting their correspondence and a long poem; notes and documentation of her professional work including founder and president of Los Angeles Poetry Center, readings, and parapsychology involvement; research files on various inspiration for her books and writing; psychic dream journals and paranormal event documentation; photographs; journals, notes, poetry, and coursework from various institutions from New York to San Francisco with the majority being from Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado. Elizabeth Chandler (Betty Luster), Helen's sister, and Donna Allan have small files of creative work and estate records near the end of the collection.