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   Beat poets and poetry collection, 1959-1971.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Beat Poets and Poetry Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Series 1: Correspondence and Manuscripts, 1959-1971

This series, which comprises the entirety of the collection, contains correspondence and manuscripts related to beat writers and the cultural movement known as the Beat Generation.

Brakhage, Stan to David Gitlin,
1968 August

Box 1
Folder 1
Cassady, Neal to Ken Kesey, 1965 August-September
Box 1
Folder 2
Clark, Tom to David Gitin,
1968 August
Box 1
Folder 3
Farrell, Barry to Charles Plymell,
undated
(2 letters)
Box 1
Folder 4
Fine, Albert to Claude Pelieu, 1969-1971
(3 postcard collages)
Box 1
Folder 5
Gwerder, Urban to Claude Pelieu,
1969 June
(2 letters)
Box 1
Folder 6
"Jim" to David Gitin,
1968
Box 1
Folder 7
Jones, LeRoi (Amiri Baraka)- The Systems of Dante's Hell manuscript fragment with corrections, circa
1961
Box 1
Folder 8
Lebel, Jean Jacques to Claude Pelieu,
undated
and
1968
Box 1
Folder 9

(3 postcards- one to Pelieu and Lawrence Ferlinghetti)

McGrath, Thomas Poetry Manuscripts
"Giuffre's Sheepherder"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Long Distance"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Life in the Peasant Department"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Sound of One Hand"
Box 1
Folder 10
"O'Leary's Last Wish"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Sound of One Hand"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Song"
Box 1
Folder 10
"A Field of Sunflowers"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Sound of One Hand"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Presumptions"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Too Bad"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Sound of One Hand"
Box 1
Folder 10
"War Resisters Song"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Sound of One Hand"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Where Janie Went In"
Box 1
Folder 10
"Arrivals"
Box 1
Folder 10
McGrath, Thomas to Ron Wolin,
1968
Box 1
Folder 11
Murphy, Anne to Neal Cassady,
1965 August
Box 1
Folder 12
Claude Pelieu
to Albert Fine,
1969 April 7
(2 postcards)
Box 1
Folder 13
Collages
Box 1
Folder 14
Poetry Manuscripts- "Airplane Poem" and "Coeur d'Alene,"
undated
and
1969
Box 1
Folder 15
Plymell, Charles- 3 items relating to Charles Plymell
Box 1
Folder 16
Ray, David to Charles Plymell, circa
1968
(3 letters)
Box 1
Folder 17
Snyder, Gary to Jack Hirschmann, 1959 April-May
(2 letters)
Box 1
Folder 18

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