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Beat generation

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Collection of Frank O'Hara Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-0001
Abstract

Photocopy of typewritten transcriptions made by Donald Allen of Frank O'Hara letters. Allen collected and transcribed the letters while preparing and editing The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara.

Dates: 1950-1966

Ann Charters Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0200
Abstract Scholar, author, photographer, and life-long editor and chronicler of Jack Kerouac and other writers of the Beat Generation, Ann Charters was born in November 1936 in Bridgeport, CT, the daughter of Nathan (a contractor) and Kate (Schultz) Danberg. She attended the University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1957) and Columbia University (M.A., 1959, Ph.D., 1965). Her papers include literary manuscripts, letters, notebooks, photographs, periodicals, broadsides, interviews, audio and video...
Dates: 1966-2017

Gregory Corso Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0105
Abstract

Gregory Corso was born 26 March 1930, in New York, NY. His career included working as a writer, manual laborer in New York City (1950-1951), and employee of the Los Angeles Examiner (Los Angeles, CA, 1951-1952), a merchant seaman on Norwegian vessels (1952-1953) and in the English department of the State University of New York at Buffalo (1965-1970).

Dates: 1957-1980

Diane Di Prima Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0042
Abstract

Diane Di Prima, best known for her work as a Beat poet and writer, was born 6 August 1934 in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Swarthmore College (1951-1953). Di Prima has received National Endowment for the Arts grants in 1966 for Poets Press and in 1973. She writes nonfiction, autobiographies, journals, essays, poetry and plays.

Dates: undated, 1934-1990

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0201
Abstract Poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born Lawrence Ferling (original family name of Ferlinghetti restored 1954) on 24 March 1919, in Yonkers, NY. Throughout his career he has been a poet, playwright, editor, and painter; worked for Time, New York City, post-World War II; taught French in a adult education program, San Francisco, CA, 1951-52; City Lights Pocket Bookshop (now City Lights Books), San Francisco, co-owner, 1953—, founder and editor of City...
Dates: circa 1963

Joy Gould Boyum: Beat Films and Beat Aesthetic, 2006 March 30

 Item
Scope and Content Note From the Collection: The Regional Campus records are comprised of six series. Series I consists of records from the Stamford Campus from the years 1950 to 2006. The records from the Stamford regional campus consist of Illustrations, newspaper clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, fliers, publications, and administrative and financial records. Subjects in the first series include the render="italic">Connecticut Daily Campus, the history of sports, articles such as "4 Year College at...
Dates: 2006 March 30

Harold Norse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-0027
Abstract

Poet and novelist Harold Norse was born 6 July 1916, in New York, N.Y. He attended Brooklyn College (now Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1938) and New York University (M.A., 1951).

Dates: 1967-1968

Ed Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0002
Abstract Collection materials reflect Sanders' literary and publishing work, affinities with writers from both the Beat and New York Schools of poetry, and political organizing activities and interests, including his pacifism, opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons, and advocacy for sexual freedom, legalization of marijuana, and freedom of expression. The collection includes manuscripts of poems, books, articles, and lyrics; correspondence; manuscript submissions and page proofs;...
Dates: undated, 1955-1976

Charles Upton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-0017
Abstract

Charles Upton was born on December 13, 1948 in San Francisco. He published two volumes of poetry at the age of 19, and despite his relative youth, has been considered a member of the Beat Poet generation ever since. Upton was also involved in peace activism, alternative spiritualities and later in traditionalist metaphysics.

Dates: undated, 1932-2002 (bulk, 1966-2002); Majority of material found within 1966 - 2002

Philip Whalen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-0218
Abstract

Philip Whalen was born 20 October 1923, in Portland, OR. He has been a poet, novelist, lecturer, and instructor since 1951 and was ordained a Zen Buddhist priest in 1973. He became the head monk, Dharma Sangha, Santa Fe, NM, in 1984.

Dates: 1958-1977