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Jacob Rabinowitz letters, 1978-1993

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1040
Bib ID 4079871 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Rabinowitz, Jacob ; Robbins, Jonathan
Title Jacob Rabinowitz letters, 1978-1993
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (55 items in 1 box)
Language(s) English .

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Cataloged. Arranged in 2 series.



Letters from William Burroughs, Robert Creeley, Allen Ginsberg, and others concerning his poetry and translations and about their own lives. There are also a few poems and photographs.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Jacob Rabinowitz letters; 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

Letters Cataloged HR 02/21/95.

Revision Description

May 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

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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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American poetry -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carr, Lucien, 1925-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Corso, Gregory Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-2010 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Translators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Poet and translator. who also published under the pseudonym "Jonathan Robbins".