The collection contains the papers of
activist, author, and licensed psychotherapist Chellis Glendinning who is
well-known in the field of ecopsychology and as a critic of the predominance of
technology in society. Included are correspondence, manuscript material,
photographs, serial publications and books.
The Correspondence series consists of letters from family,
friends, and colleagues from the 1970s through 2008. Also included is a section
of letters that focus on Glendinning's books. Newspaper and magazine clippings,
flyers and broadsides related to the author's activities may be found in the
Manuscript Material consists of notes and drafts of
lectures, notes and research on a variety of projects, and material related to
De Un Lado al Otro, written in 2006 with
Cipriano Vigil. Personal photographs and correspondence, make up the
Family and Subject Files , which also holds early
creative works as well as Glendinning's high school year book.
Diaries series is made up of twenty of personal
journals and diaries covering the years 1955-1978, while the
Photographs series contains images of New Mexico,
and Glendinning's childhood, family, travel, conferences, and friends.
The audiocassette tapes, compact discs, videotapes, and one DVD in the
Audiovisual series document the author's lectures
and paper presentations, complemented by several lectures by colleagues. The
final two series, Serial Publications and
Books , are comprised of issues of journals
containing articles by Glendinning and copies of her books
Off the Map: an Expedition Deep into Empire and the
Global Economy (2002) and
Waking Up in the Nuclear Age (1987).