Rare Book & Manuscript Library

William S. Burroughs papers, 1957-1976

Series IV: Victor Bockris Files, 1965-1975

Victor Bockris, a friend and collaborator of Burroughs, Victor Bockris write several articles about Burroughs and edited both Burroughs's collection of essays, The Adding Machine and the interview-based book With William Burroughs: A Report from the Bunker. This series of material includes numerous drafts of and notes for With William Burroughs, as well as some of Burroughs's published writings collected by Bockris- including a small run of Crawdaddy Magazines featuring articles or columns by Burroughs and a copy of The Paris Review that includes both an interview with Burroughs and his essay "St. Louis Return."

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Box 3 Folder 2 Correspondence and Ephemera

With William Burroughs

Box 3 Folder 3 Draft-- Preface with Barry Miles Comments, 1975

Box 3 Folder 4 to 6 Drafts and Notes, undated, (3 Folders)

Box 4 Folder 1 to 2 Drafts and Notes, (2 Folders)

Box 4 Folder 3 Notes on Burroughs, undated

Collected Burroughs Writings

Box 4 Folder 4 Black Mask , August, 1974

(contains Burroughs's "Coldspring News")

Box 4 Folder 5 The Paris Review Fall, 1965

(contains Burroughs's "St. Louis Return" and an interview with Burroughs)

Box 4 Folder 6 to 7 Crawdaddy , June-December, 1975, (2 Folders)

Box 4 Folder 8 New York Arts Journal , undated

(includes Bockris interview with Burroughs)

Box 4 Folder 9 The Drummer , undated

(includes Bockris interview with Burroughs)