Edie Parker and Henri Cru papers, 1883-2004.


Edie Parker and Henri Cru papers, 1883-2004.

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 ("Nin") 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, Céline Young, Bill Morgan, Gerald Nicosia, and Fernanda Pivano. There is also information about the 1982 Kerouac Conference at the Naropa Institute.

About 1,700 items (6.5 linear feet)

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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 ...

Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969

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Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac (March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969), known as Jack Kerouac, was an American novelist of French Canadian ancestry, who, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, was a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Raised in a French-speaking home in Lowell, Massachusetts, Kerouac learned English at age six and spoke with a marked accent into his late teens. Kerouac spent much of his youth engaged in sports and other physical activities. His athletic prowess earned him a...

Kerouac, G. Caroline.

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Cassady, Neal

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American author. From the description of Neal Cassady Collection, 1947-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632902 ...

Morgan, Bill, 1949-....

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Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items. From the guide to the Allen Ginsberg Reviews: Books, Films, Performances, and Exhibitions, 1966-2001, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Rare Book Collection.) From the guide to the Poetry Readings, Film and Theatrical Shows, Exhibitions, Book Announcements, and Other Events: Posters, Pro...

Young, Céline.

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Cru, Albert L. (Albert Louis), 1881-

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Nicosia, Gerald.

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Home to War: A History of the Vietnam Veterans Movement has been referred to as the definitive work on Vietnam veterans' recovery, healing, and readjustment, 1960s to the present. Written by Gerald Nicosia and published in 2001, the book contains interviews and details gathered through 20 years of Nicosia's work with Vietnam veterans, studying and documenting them as well as aiding in their recovery from the Vietnam War. The Los Angeles Times bestowed it the honor of one of the best...

Huncke, Herbert

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Huncke is credited with introducing the term "beat". He met Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs in the 1940s and introduced them to the "seamier" side of life. Huncke appears as a character in Kerouac's On the road, Burrough's Junkie, and John Holme's Go. From the description of Herbert Huncke papers: [ca.1989-1992] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 36572397 Author and friend of Allen Ginsberg. Huncke was born 9 January 1915. ...

Kerouac, Gabrielle

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Waits, Tom

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Pivano, Fernanda

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Russell, Vicki

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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 ...

Cassady, Carolyn

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Cru, Henri.

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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...

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...

Haverty, Joan

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Burroughs, Joan Vollmer Adams

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Charters, Ann.

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For nearly the last 50 years, Samuel Charters has been discovering and documenting African American music. Starting as a field recorder for Folkways Records in 1954, Sam Charters has also served as recording director for Prestige and Vanguard Records, producer for Sonet Records and is the owner of Gazell Records . A prolific writer and poet, Charters has published many books about the blues and accounts of the lives of musicians who played the blues. In the field, he often collaborated with his ...

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 ...

Kerouac Conference 1982 Naropa Institute

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Kerouac, Jan, 1952-....

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