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George Dowden papers on the Allen Ginsberg bibliography, 1966-1971

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0361
Bib ID 4078710 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Dowden, George
Title George Dowden papers on the Allen Ginsberg bibliography, 1966-1971
Physical Description 2 linear feet (2 linear feet 4 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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3 boxes: of arranged material are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Catalogued in part, remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, working notes, and drafts used by Dowden (b. ca. 1933) in compiling his work A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS BY ALLEN GINSBERG. Dowden corresponded with many writers, publishers, editors, and libraries in compiling a comprehensive bibliography of Allen Ginsberg's poetry and prose, published before 1 July 1967. Among the correspondents are Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, John Clellon Holmes, Robert La Vigne, Gerard Malanga, Fernanda Pivano, and Gary Snyder.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

3 boxes: of arranged material are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

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); George Dowden papers on the Allen Ginsberg Bibliography; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-01-28 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
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American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American literature -- 20th century -- Bibliography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bohemianism -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-1988 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lavigne, Robert Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Malanga, Gerard Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pivano, Fernanda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Snyder, Gary Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note