Anderson, Chester, 1932-

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Chester Anderson was a literary figure of the Beat generation and the Haight-Ashbury community of San Francisco, California in the 1960s. Founded the Communication Company, an innovative news service in 1967. Published works under his own name and a pseudonym, John Valentine. Anderson died in April 1991 in Homer, Ga., where he lived with relatives.

From the description of Chester Anderson papers, circa 1963-1980. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122569762

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Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Communication Company corporateBody
associatedWith Communication Company (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Diggers (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Human Be-In (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Invisible Circus (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith San Francisco Mime Troupe. corporateBody
associatedWith Underground Press Syndicate. corporateBody
associatedWith Valentine, John. person
associatedWith Weed, Thurlonius Benjamin, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--San Francisco
Haight-Ashbury (San Francisco, Calif.)
Psychedelic art--Specimens
Beat generation


Birth 1932-08-11

Death 1991-04-11



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SNAC ID: 66414804