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At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Tom Clark papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 05/04/89.
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.