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Charles Bukowski Poems
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Materials in Special Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles Bukowski Poems
    Dates: 2004-2007
    Collection number: Mss 208
    Creator: Bukowski, Charles.
    Creator 2: Martin, John, 1930-
    Collection Size: 0.4 linear feet (1 document box).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains four typescript volumes, with handwritten corrections/deletions by the editor, John Martin, of Charles Bukowski poems to be published by Harper Collins 2004-2007.
    Physical location: Del Sur.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. No further duplication of items in the collection is permitted prior to dates of their publication. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Charles Bukowski Poems. Mss 208. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains four typescript volumes, with handwritten corrections/deletions by the editor, John Martin, of Charles Bukowski poems to be published by Harper Collins 2004-2007. These are the edito's copies, the other copies being reserved for the use of Harper Collins. They include poems which will not be included in the printed volumes, as they have been expunged by Linda Bukowski, Charles Bukowski's widow, who holds copyrights for all of his works.
    No further duplication of the materials is permitted.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bukowski, Charles.
    Martin, John, 1930-
    Poets, American -- 20th century

    Related Materials in Special Collections

    Charles Bukowski Papers, ca. 1955-1980. Large collection of correspondence (outgoing to Frances Bukowski, Marina Bukowski, Sam Cherry and Neeli Cherry, John William Corrington, Sanford Dorbin, E. V. Griffith, Thomas Kerrigan, John Martin, Ann Menebroker, Steve Richmond, Ulysses Grant Roman, Jory Sherman, Ruth and William Wantling, Jon and Louise Webb, Carl Weissner, and others), typescript poetry and prose, artwork, photography, and related ephemera of the renowned California author. (Mss 12).
    Charles Bukowski / John Martin Collection, 1967-1994. Correspondence from Bukowski to his publisher, John Martin, of Black Sparrow Press. (Mss 166).
    Charles Bukowski Poems, ca. 1966-1994. 449 unpublished, unsigned, undated, mainly one and two-page typescript poems by Charles Bukowski, sent to his publisher John Martin at Black Sparrow Press over nearly 30 years, from about 1966 to 1994, the year that Bukowski died. (Mss 246).
    Charles Bukowski - James F. O'Roark Correspondence, 1975. Collection of four letters [TLS] and accompanying envelopes from Bukowski to Santa Barbara resident and collector James F. O'Roark, Apr-Dec. 1975, re visits to Santa Barbara, how writing is progressing, and daily trials and tribulations in Buk's life. Includes reference to Claire Rabe, owner of Baudelaire's, a Santa Barbara hangout at the time. (SC 847).
    Charles Bukowski - "The Lion," n.d. Unpublished typescript carbon prose story, "The Lion," with holographic corrections by the author. (SC 565).
    Charles Bukowski - "The Night the Rapist Got Caught in the Washing Machine," n.d. Unpublished typescript carbon prose story, "The Night the Rapist Got Caught in the Washing Machine," with holographic corrections by the author. (SC 564).
    Sanford Dorbin Papers, 1957-2007. The collection primarily contains materials relating to Sanford Dorbin's A Bibliography of Charles Bukowski, manuscript drafts of his poetry and other writings, and files pertaining to his poetry magazine Schist: A Journal of Poetry and Graphics (1973-1978), in which some of Bukowski's poems appeared. (Mss 21).
    There are also a large number of cataloged monographs by Bukowski in Special Collections and in the Main Library, including the Harper Collins-published editions of these manuscripts, which can be searched in the library catalog.