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   George Dowden Papers on the Allen Ginsberg Bibliography, 1966-1971

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Dowden Papers on the Allen Ginsberg Bibliography; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078710 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Dowden, George
Title:George Dowden Papers on the Allen Ginsberg Bibliography, 1966-1971
Physical description:ca. 3,000 (4 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: 2-4. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 3 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, working notes, and drafts used by Dowden (b. ca. 1933) in compiling his work A Bibliography of Works by Allen Ginsberg . Dowden corresponded with many writers, publishers, editors, and libraries in compiling a comprehensive bibliography of Allen Ginsberg's poetry and prose, published before 1 July 1967. Among the correspondents are Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, John Clellon Holmes, Robert La Vigne, Gerard Malanga, Fernanda Pivano, and Gary Snyder.

Series I: Cataloged Material

Subseries I.1: Correspondence

Cataloged correspondence and manuscripts are interfiled

Subseries I.2: Manuscripts

Cataloged correspondence and manuscripts are interfiled

Series II: Arranged Correspondence

Series III: A Bibliography of Works by Allen Ginsberg

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: 2-4. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Dowden Papers on the Allen Ginsberg Bibliography; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 06/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-01-28 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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CUL Collections:
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American literature--20th century--Bibliography.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American literature--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bohemianism--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-1988.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lavigne, Robert.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Malanga, Gerard.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pivano, Fernanda.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poets, American--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Snyder, Gary.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

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