Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

Lucien Carr papers, 1951-1975

Series II: Printed Material and Ephemera, 1951-1973

The printed Material and Ephemera series is comprised of clippings, articles, publications, and book reviews relating to members of the Beat Generation and their work. Also included are three small photographs, two of Allen Ginsberg and one of William Burroughs, and a typed copy of the Buddhist text The Diamond Sutra that was owned by Jack Kerouac.

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Mapcase 14-E-7 Clippings regarding Ginsberg and Burroughs, 1957, 1959 and undated, 1957, 1959, undated


Mapcase 14-E-7 Clippings regarding Kerouac, 1957-1959 (mostly book reviews), 1957-1959



Box 1 Folder 67 "Rimbaud" published poem by Jack Kerouac, 1960 (2 copies- 1 inscribed to Lafcadio [Orlovsky]), 1960


Box 1 Folder 68 Typed copy of The Diamond Sutra (typed, owned and annotated by Jack Kerouac)


Photographs


Box 1 Folder 69 Ginsberg in San Francisco, 1950s


Box 1 Folder 69 Burroughs in Colombia, 1951


Box 1 Folder 70 "The Beat Generation and the Continuing Revolution" by John Tytell, 1973 published in The American Scholar, 1973