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Guide to the Beach Archive
ca.1962-1973
 MSS 5 MSS.005

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Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Beach Archive
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1962-1973
Abstract: The Beach Archive is a collection of correspondence and manuscripts submitted to the editors of Beach Books, Claude Pelieu and Mary Beach, between 1962 and 1973. Collection highlights include manuscripts and letters written by Carl Solomon, Allen Ginsberg, Allen de Loach, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Giorno, Timothy Leary, and Peter Orlovsky.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 Box)
Call Phrase: MSS.005

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Scope and Content Note

The Beach Archive is a collection of correspondence and manuscripts submitted to the editors of Beach Books, Claude Pelieu and Mary Beach, from 1962 to 1973. Collection highlights include manuscripts and letters written by Carl Solomon, Allen Ginsberg, Allen de Loach, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Giorno, Timothy Leary, and Peter Orlovsky.

Arrangement

The Beach Archive is arranged alphabetically.

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Correspondence and Manuscripts

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Giorno, John
  • Pélieu, Claude
  • Orlovsky, Peter, 1933-
  • Leary, Timothy, 1920-1996
  • Corso, Gregory
  • Beach, Mary
  • Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997
  • Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
  • De Loach, Allen

Document Type

  • Manuscripts for publication.
  • Correspondence
  • Postcards.

Subject Organizations

  • Beach Books

Subject Topics

  • Poets, American -- 20th century
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
  • American literature |y 20th century.
  • Art, Modern |y 20th century |v Periodicals.
  • Literature, E-perimental -- Periodicals.
  • American poetry |y 20th century.
  • Authors, American -- 20th century

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Materials are open without restrictions. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, fales.library@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596.

Use Restrictions

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, fales.library@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); The Beach Archive; MSS 5; Box number; Folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.

Separated Material

There is no information about materials that are associated by provenance to the described materials that have been physically separated or removed.

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Container List

Series I: Correspondence and Manuscripts

Scope and Contents note

Series 1 contains one box of correspondence to the editors Claude Pelieu and Mary Beach. Noted correspondents include Carl Solomon, Allen Ginsberg, Allen de Loach, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Giorno, Timothy Leary, and Peter Orlovsky. Series 1 also contains manuscripts submitted by Carl Solomon and Allen Ginsberg.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Julian Beck, Bonnie Bresmer, and Gregory Corso
1967-1973
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Lawrence Ferlinghetti
1970-1973
Box: 1 Folder : 3 John Giorno, Timothy Leary, Peter Orlovsky, and Charles Plymel
1971-1972; undated
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Ed Sanders
1970-1972
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Aldan Van Buskirk, Ken Weaver, John Weiners
1970, 1972; undated
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Allen Ginsberg
1970-1973
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Allen Ginsberg
"Television Was a Baby"

1964
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Allen Ginsberg, and French translations by Mary Beach
ca. 1970
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Carl Solomon
1966-1973
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Carl Solomon, various manuscripts
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Related materials, Carl Solomon, Ann Solomon, Cordola Koshembahr, and Allen DeLoach.
1962-1967

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