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Tom Clark papers, 1981-1983

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS #0232
Bib ID 4078615 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Clark, Tom, 1941-
Title Tom Clark papers, 1981-1983
Physical Description 2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Unique time-based media items have been reformatted and are available onsite via links in the container list. Commercial materials are not routinely digitized.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed materials, and tape cassettes assembled by Tom Clark in writing his WRITER: A LIFE OF JACK KEROUAC. There is correspondence from friends and fellow writers of Kerouac, printed materials about Kerouac and The Jack Kerouac Conference, 1982, at the Naropa Institute (Boulder, Colorado), and five drafts of Clark's book manuscript. Among the correspondents are Carolyn Cassady, Robert Creeley, Edward Dorn, and Allen Ginsberg.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Unique time-based media items have been reformatted and are available onsite via links in the container list. Commercial materials are not routinely digitized.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Tom Clark papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Accession number--M-59.

Publications About Described Materials

Clark, Tom. Writer: a life of Jack Kerouac. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 05/04/89.

Revision Description

2015-08-28 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Audiocassettes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beats (Persons) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beats (Persons) in literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biographers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bohemianism -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cassady, Carolyn Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dorn, Edward Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jack Kerouac Conference (Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID