The restrictions are as follows: Boxes 50-51: Original recordings on open reel tapes have been closed due to their fragile nature.
However, copies of these recordings on compact disc are freely available.
The bulk of the collection is comprised of thirty-four feet of manuscripts and nine feet of correspondence. Restricted Material: Access to a small portion of original materials in the Piercy papers has been restricted due to preservation concerns.
In all cases, alternative forms of access have been provided.
Growing increasingly disillusioned with the male-dominated New Left, Piercy began to focus on the growing women’s movement and to devote more of her time to writing.
Eventually, tensions within the anti-Establishment community and Piercy’s own declining health caused the couple to leave the city in 1971.
Although she continued to write steadily, she was unable to get any of her novels published until , came in 1968.