Jack Kerouac Papers, 1920-1977 bulk 1935-1969.


Jack Kerouac Papers, 1920-1977 bulk 1935-1969.

The Jack Kerouac archive spans the years 1920 to 1977, with the bulk dated 1935 to 1969.

90 manuscript boxes (22.5 linear feet; 13 oversize folders)


SNAC Resource ID: 6687797

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

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Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...

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Michael McClure was an American poet, playwright, songwriter, and novelist, and part of the Beat Generation of poetry. He was one of five authors who read at the famous San Francisco Six Gallery reading, and became close with Jack Kerouac, being immortalized as Pat McLean in Big Sur. He is known as the Prince of the Frisco Scene. From the guide to the Michael McClure letter to Diane di Prima, September 1968, (Ohio University) San Francisco-based ...

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Dastou, George.

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Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010

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Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989

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American editor and writer. From the description of Letter to Matthew Bruccoli [manuscript], 1975 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812058 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1969. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810601 From the description of Papers of Malcolm Cowley [manuscript], 1936-1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874698 Malcolm Cowley was an influential liter...

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Reynolds, Kelly

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Krim, Seymour, 1922-

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Seymour Krim was born in New York City. After a year at the University of North Carolina, he returned to New York and began writing reviews and literary essays. Later he edited several magazines featuring modern poetry. His best known work was The beats (1960), a study of contemporary poets. In his later years, he taught in several universities, including the Pennsylvania State University. From the description of Seymour Krim letters to Diane di Prima, 1962-1965. (Pennsylvania State ...

Padgett, Ron, 1942-....

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Lamantia, Philip, 1927-2005

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American poet. From the description of Cool ; New York blank poem New York ; [typed letter signed, to LeRoi Jones] : typescripts, 1959 / Philip Lamantia. 1959. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18423222 ...

Micheline, Jack, 1929-1998

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American artist and poet, b. Nov. 6, 1929; d. Feb. 27, 1998. A major figure in the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance. From the description of Jack Micheline archival collection, 1958-1998. (Utah State University). WorldCat record id: 301740482 American author, b. Nov. 6, 1929; d. Feb. 27, 1998. From the description of Jack Micheline papers, 1948-1986. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122647626 ...

Carney, Mary (Maggie Cassidy inspiration)

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Jeffries, Frank.

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Cudworth, James.

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Sampas, Sebastian.

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Cru, Henri.

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Beckwith, L. (Lois)

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Garver, William.

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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 ...

Sublette, Al.

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Salvas, Roland.

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Kerouac, Stella.

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Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997

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William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) was an American experimental novelist, "beat" poet, and cultural icon. From the guide to the William S. Burroughs Letter, undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) William S. Burroughs (1914-1997), American novelist, essayist, writer of experimental fiction. A primary member of the Beat generation, he was an avant-garde author who affected postwar popular culture as well as literature. From the ...

Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005

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Sponsored by Stanford University, the English Department, the Creative Writing Program, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Stanford Library, and the Library Associates. From the description of A symposium on his poetry and his place in American letters : recording, 2005 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864090 David Shaff was at Yale at this time; he wrote and edited poetry. From the description of Letters to David O. Schaff, 1962-1965. (Unknown). WorldC...

White, Ed (Architect)

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Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-1988

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Author. From the description of Reminiscences of John Clellon Holmes : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740414 American writer and educator John Clellon Holmes (1926-1988), author of novels, short stories, essays, and poems, was best known as a chronicler of the ideology and lifestyle of the "Beat generation writers." Holmes's semi-autobiographical novel Go, publish...

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Sampas, John

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Wyse, Seymour.

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Blake, Paul, (Mechanic)

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Snyder, Gary, 1930-....

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Cassady, Carolyn

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Carr, Lucien, 1925-2005

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Lucien Carr was born in New York City in 1925, but spent most of his childhood in St. Louis, Missouri. It was in St. Louis that he first met Washington University instructor David Kammerer and Kammerer's childhood friend William S. Burroughs. After graduating from Andover Academy, Carr briefly enrolled in Bowdoin College, but soon transferred to the University of Chicago, where he stayed for two semesters until an apparent suicide attempt caused him to be briefly institu...

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Lord, Sterling, 1920-

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Guernic, Youenn.

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Chippindale, Harry.

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Lax, Robert

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Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Mark Van Doren and his wife, Dorothy Van Doren. From the description of Letters, 1965-1978, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877479 Mark Van Doren was an American author, scholar, and educator. He is probably best remembered for his long tenure as Columbia professor, where he was noted for his inspired Humanities courses and respect for students. His poetry was meticulously well-crafted and gr...