Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994.

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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994.

Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994.

Contains correspondence, manuscripts by Ginsberg and other Beat Generation authors, business records, notebooks and journals, clipping files, books, periodicals, audiotapes, videotapes, photographs, posters, and a CD-rom. Accessions received in 1998, 1999, 2002 and 2004 totaling some 154 linear feet have not yet been processed. Accession 2011-038, .25 linear foot, includes letters from Alan Ansen, Charles Bukowski, Robert Creeley, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Louis Ginsberg, John Holmes, Norman Mailer, Michael McClure, Kate Orlovsky, kenneth Rexroth, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, Philip Whalen, and others. Also included is "A commonplace book, " a bound manuscript notebook by Ginsberg, 1946.

circa 1,330 linear feet.

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Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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American expatriate writer and novelist. From the description of Letter to Bob Sharrard, 1986 December. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097458 American expatriate author living in Morocco. From the description of Papers of Paul Bowles [manuscript], 1957-1984 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821107 American expatriate writer. From the description of Paul Bowles letter to Bob Sharrard [manuscript], 1987 March...

Kesey, Ken

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Ken Kesey was a uniquely American author and cultural figure. His interest in the outdoors, the extraordinary, and experimental drug use inspired his first novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Equally vital as a member of the Merry Pranksters, the 1960s counterculture group, Kesey expressed and embodied an uninhibited individual's need to resist corrupt authority. His literary output was sparse, as he preferred experience to authorship, but his mantra of being different without being a threat...

Trungpa, Chögyam, 1939-1987

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Lennon, John

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Epithet: weaver of Preston British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x0001f1 ...

Snyder, Gary, 1930-....

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Poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist, and teacher, Gary Snyder is considered one of the most significant environmental writers of the twentieth century and a central figure in environmental activism. From the description of Papers, 1910-2003 1945-2002. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30107060 Gary Snyder (1930- ), poet, essayist, translator, Zen Buddhist, environmentalist, lecturer, and teacher, is considered one of the most signi...

Antler, 1946-

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Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996

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b. Oct. 22, 1920, Springfield, Mass.; d. May 31, 1996, Los Angeles; American writer, psychologist, computer software designer, and advocate of psychedelic drug research and use. From the description of The seven levels of pleasure : unedited studio sessions / Timothy Leary, 1969. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81303143 From the description of Timothy Leary : sound recordings / 1969. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81303113 American-born ...

Kaufman, Bobbie, 1940-

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African American author; b. Bob Garnell Kaufman, 1925; d. 1986. From the description of Bob Kaufman collection, 1962-1990. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968748 ...

Southern, Terry

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Terry Southern (May 1, 1924-October 29, 1995) was an American author, essayist, screenwriter and university lecturer, noted for his satirical style. From the guide to the Terry Southern papers, 1924-1995, 1955-1995, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) ...

Pivano, Fernanda

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Ansen, Alan

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Alan Ansen was an American poet. From the description of Alan Ansen collection of papers, 1942-1953. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596854 From the guide to the Alan Ansen collection of papers, 1942-1953, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) ...

Ono, Yōko, 1943-

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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 ...

Waldman, Anne, 1945-

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Poet, performer, editor, publisher, and teacher; director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project (New York); co-founder, with Allen Ginsberg, of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University. From the description of Anne Waldman papers, 1945-<2002> (bulk 1958-1998). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68914842 American poet associated with the New York School of Poetry. From the description of 100 memories, 1970. (University of Calif...

Rosenthal, Bob, 1950-....

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Voznesenskiĭ, Andreĭ, 1933-2010

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Russian poet. From the description of Truegol'naia Grusha, ca. 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645086 ...

Sanders, Edward, active 17th century

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Editor of Fuck you : a magazine of the arts, and proprietor of Peace Eye Books. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1968-ca. 1969] (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13703380 Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel Deputy Sec Military Dept Government of India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00007d Beat poet and author, publisher and editor of Fuck You magazine and press, o...

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American poet and critic. From the description of Ezra Pound collection, 1911-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863170 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1915-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529234 From the description of Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972 correspondence, 1912(ca.)-1938. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155533520 Ezra Pound (1885-197...

Joans, Ted

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Ted Joans, African-American poet, jazz musician, and surrealist painter, was born July 4, 1928, in Cairo, Illinois. He became a well-known poet from the Beat movement and established the jazz poetry scene. He died on May 7, 2003 in Vancouver, B.C. From the description of Ted Joans papers, 1948-2002. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 697543004 African American poet; b. 1928. From the description of Ted Joans collection, 1972-1976. (Boston U...

Suwa, Yû, 1929-

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Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-

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Russian poet. From the description of Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko papers, circa 1945-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462158373 Biography Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko was born on June 18, 1933 in Zima Junction, Siberia. His father, Aleksandr Gangnus, was a geologist who wrote poetry and taught Yevtushenko to love books. His mother, Zinaida Ermolayevna Yevtushenko, was a geologist and a singer. Both of Yev...

Vinkenoog, Simon, 1928-2009

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Simon Vinkenoog (1928-); schrijver, dichter, beeldend kunstenaar was onder andere in Parijs werkzaam bij de Unesco (1949-1956); richtte daar het tijdschrift Blurb op, waarin nieuwe ontwikkelingen in cultuur en maatschappij aan de orde kwamen; propagandist voor bewustzijnsverschijnselen, redacteur o.a. van Bres. From the description of Collectie. ca.1962-ca.1984 (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83109609 ...

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982

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Born Dec. 22, 1905 in South Bend, IN; campaigned for many radical groups, particularly the Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World), and espoused eroticism and general anarchy; influenced by poet William Carlos Williams and the Second Chicago Renaissance; founded San Francisco Poetry Center with Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg; although his Bohemian lifestyle was emulated by Beats, he did not like the movement for its artistic excess and lack of rigor; noted as an accomplished painter...

Cassady, Carolyn

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Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002

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Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Koch : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743269 American Poet; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at Harvard (B.A. 1948) and Columbia University (Ph.D. 1959). He was a leading figure of the New York school of poetry. Koch also wrote a novel and plays, some of which have been produced off-Broadway. From the description of Kenneth Koch collection. [n.d.]...

Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010

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Writer, associate of Allen Ginsberg. From the description of Papers, 1954-1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482491 American poet, born July 8, 1933, in New York City. From the description of Peter Orlovsky Papers, 1952-1983. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122590485 Peter Orlovsky, poet, musician, farmer, teacher, and companion of po...

Carroll, Paul, 1927-1996

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Paul Donnelly Michael Carroll was born on July 15, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of Canadian-born John Alexander, an Irish-Catholic who worked in banking and property development, primarily in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, and Stephanie, who was from Austria. He was married to Inara Birnbaum from 1964 to 1973 and they had a son, Luke. In 1977, Carroll married his second wife, Maryrose, a sculptor. Carroll attended Catholic elementary, junior and senior hi...

Williams, Jonathan, 1929-2008

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Jonathan Williams is a poet, publisher, and photographer. He was educated at St. Albans School, Princeton University, and Black Mountain College, and also studied art and design at the Institute of Design in Chicago. His published books of poetry include An Ear in Bartram's Tree (1969), Blues and Roots/Rue and Bluets (1971), The Loco Logodaedalus in Situ (1972), and Elite/Elate Poems (1979), and his published books of photography include Portrait Photographs (1979) and A Palpable Elysium: Photog...

Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

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Stephen Spender was a British essayist, literary critic, playwright, poet, and translator. From the description of Stephen Spender collection of papers, [1931]-1993 bulk ([1931]-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430876 From the guide to the Stephen Spender collection of papers, 1928]-1993, 1931-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Stephen Spender was an English poet and...