|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in 1 series.
This is an artificial collection of correspondence and manuscripts by members of the beat generation assembled by curators and staff of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The collection includes manuscripts by writers such as LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), Claude Pelieu, and Thomas McGrath as well as pieces of correspondence written by Neal Cassady (to Ken Kesey) and Gary Snyder.
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.
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); Beat poets and poetry records; 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
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged 04/03/89 Christina Hilton Fenn
Processed 05/--/10 Carrie Hintz
Finding aid written 5/--/10 Carrie Hintz
2010-05-22 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.