Edie Parker Kerouac and Henri Cru Papers, 1887-2004

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Edie Parker Kerouac and Henri Cru Papers, 1887-2004

Frankie Edith Parker (1922-1993) was Jack Kerouac's first wife, from 1944 until their separation in 1946 and legal annulment in 1952. Henri Cru (1921-1992) was Kerouac's friend at Horace Mann Preparatory School in New York City. Parker and Cru dated until Cru introduced Parker to Kerouac in 1942. Kerouac kept in touch with both Parker and Cru until his death in 1969. This collection contains the personal papers and photos of Parker and Cru, including the originals of four letters from Kerouac to Parker and a 1947 never-produced screenplay on which Kerouac collaborated with Cru. Other correspondents and notable individuals in the collection include Allen Ginsberg, Gabrielle Kerouac, G. Caroline ( ) Kerouac, Joan Vollmer Adams Burroughs, William Burroughs, Herbert Huncke, Lucien Carr, Neal Cassady, Carolyn Cassady, Joan Haverty, Jan Kerouac, Stella Sampas Kerouac, Albert Cru (Henri Cru's father), Tom Waits, Vicki Russell, Ann Charters, Robert Creeley, John Fitzgerald, CĂ©line Young, Bill Morgan, Gerald Nicosia, and Fernanda Pivano. There is also information about the 1982 Kerouac Conference at the Naropa Institute. Nin

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Kerouac, Edie Parker, 1923-1992

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Frankie Edith Parker (1922-1993) was Jack Kerouac's first wife, from 1944 until their separation in 1946 and legal annulment in 1952. Henri Cru (1921-1992) was Kerouac's friend at Horace Mann Preparatory School in New York City. Parker and Cru dated until Cru introduced Parker to Kerouac in 1942. Kerouac kept in touch with both Parker and Cru until his death in 1969. From the description of Edie Parker and Henri Cru papers, 1883-2004. WorldCat record id: 70660753 ...

William Burroughs

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