Neal Cassady Collection, 1947-1965.


Neal Cassady Collection, 1947-1965.

Correspondence makes up the bulk of the Neal Cassady Collection, 1947-65, supplemented by a few poems and an autobiographical work by Cassady. Several poems and essays by Cassady are represented as are two drafts of his largely autobiographical work The First Third & Other Works (1971). Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac are both well represented correspondents, as is Cassady's second wife Carolyn Cassady.

2 boxes (.83 linear feet), 1 oversize flat folder, 5 reel-to-reel tapes, and 1 cassette tape.

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