Joseph Fink collection of Henry Miller, 1949-1971 (bulk 1956-1961).


Joseph Fink collection of Henry Miller, 1949-1971 (bulk 1956-1961).

This collection consists mainly of sound recordings of Henry Miller and his friends from 1949-1971. Some recordings of particular interest include the recording of a party attended by Miller, Robert and Edith Fink, Bernard Wolfe and Delores Michaels. On this tape Henry Miller tells an anecdote about meeting Charlie Chaplin in Switzerland. Another is an interview with Miller done by Bernard Wolf. Also, there is one photgraph of Henry Miller and Edith Fink. A recording of violinist Jascha Heifetz is included as well.

1.00 boxes.

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Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987 (person)

Violinist Jascha Heifetz was born on Feb. 2, 1901, in Vilnius, Lithuania. He studied violin with Leopold Auer at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He embarked on an international career in 1912, became an American citizen in 1925, and continued to concertize and record until 1972. He died in Los Angeles on Dec. 10, 1987. From the description of Jascha Heifetz collection, 1802-1987 (bulk 1911-1974). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71055203 Jascha Heifetz, legendary American vio...

Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 (person)

Epithet: junior; MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001303.0x0000e2 Charles Spencer Chaplin was born in Paris in 1889. He became universally known for his performances as a comedic silent screen actor. From the description of Scrapbook, 1931. (Natural History Museum Foundation, Los Angeles County). WorldCat record id: 18313546 Epithet: actor Title: Knight ...

Michaels, Delores, 1933-2001. (person)

Wolfe, Bernard, 1915-1985 (person)

Foster, Edith, 1914- (person)

Fink, Robert. (person)

Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. (person)

Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...