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The correspondence series contains letters, telegrams, and postcards sent to Carr
from his friends Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac. Some of these letters include
fragments of works in progress, such as the Ginsberg letter that includes an early
draft of the first section of "Howl: For Carl Solomon." Many of Kerouac's letters
take the form of poems.
Cru, Henri to Jack Kerouac
Ginsberg, Allen to Lucien Carr
January 16, 1956
(includes early draft of
"Howl" with author's corrections)