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John Martin Collection of Charles Bukowski Periodicals: Finding Aid
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This collection contains periodicals and monographs with content written by or about California poet, novelist, and short-story writer Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) that were collected by Bukowski's long-time publisher and Black Sparrow Press founder, John Martin (born 1930). The collection contains 703 items from 255 periodicals and 37 monographs dating 1940 to 2003, with the bulk of items spanning from 1956 to 1979, that include poems, short stories, interviews, introductions, and excerpts by Bukowski, as well as some additional periodicals associated with Bukowski.
740 items in 54 boxes (Boxes 1-45 are drop-leaf document boxes, and Boxes 46-54 are flat-top boxes)
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. Researchers may contact the appropriate curator for further information
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.