Inventory of the John Montgomery Letters to Robert Frauenglas

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
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Creator: Montgomery, John, 1919-
Title: John Montgomery Letters to Robert Frauenglas
Date (inclusive): 1980-1992
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: John Montgomery (1919-1992) was a poet and the author of Hip, Beat, Cool, & Antic, (1988) as well as several books about Jack Kerouac. The collection contains over 100 letters from John Montgomery to Robert Frauenglas, discussing poetry, Montgomery's books about Jack Kerouac, and personal lifestyles.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: D-501
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Biography

John Montgomery was born in Spokane, Washington on May 2, 1919. He received a B.S. in Economics (1940) from the University of California, Berkeley followed by an M.A. in Library Science (1958) from George Peabody College for Teachers in Tennessee, and an M.A. in Creative Writing (1964) from San Francisco State College.
He authored Hip, Beat, Cool, & Antic, (1988) as well as several books about Jack Kerouac including: Jack Kerouac: A Memoir (1970); Kerouac West Coast (1976); The Kerouac We Knew (1982); and Kerouac at the "Wild Boar" (1986).
He passed away on June 5, 1992.
Robert A. Frauenglas (1950- ) received a B.A. from the State University of New York, Binghamton (1973) and a J.D. from the St. Louis University School of Law (1981). He is the author of The Eclectic Musings of a Brooklyn Bum.
Source:
Beat culture: icons, lifestyles, and impact. edited by William T. Lawlor. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2005.
Who's Who in Writers, Editors & Poets, United States & Canada. edited by Curt Johnson. Highland Park, IL : December Press, 1992.

Scope and Content

The collection contains over 100 letters from John Montgomery to Robert Frauenglas, discussing poetry, Montgomery's books about Jack Kerouac, and personal lifestyles.

Arrangement of the Collection

The letters are arranged chronologically.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Montgomery, John, 1919---Correspondence
Frauenglas, Robert Alan, 1950---Correspondence
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Beat generation

Access

Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Information

Acquired from Water Row Books in 1994.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Montgomery Letters to Robert Frauenglas, D-501, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. 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, General Library, University of California, Davis 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 by the researcher.

Collection Contents

Box 1:1

1980 January 16

Box 1:2

1980 January 29

Box 1:3

1980 February 9

Box 1:4

1980 March 11

Box 1:5

1980 April 3

Box 1:6

1980 April 22

Box 1:7

1980 August 2

Box 1:8

1980 September 3

Box 1:9

1980 November 22

Box 1:10

1980 November 27

Box 1:11

1980 December 12

Box 1:12

1981 January 27

Box 1:13

1981 February 12

Box 1:14

1981 April 5

Box 1:15

1981 June

Box 1:16

1981 June 27

Box 1:17

1981 July

Box 1:18

1981 August 13

Box 1:19

1981 September 25

Box 1:20

1982 January 22

Box 1:21

1982 February 5

Box 1:22

1982 March 22

Box 1:23

1982 April

Box 1:24

1982 May

Box 1:25

1982 June 14

Box 1:26

1982 June 15

Box 1:27

1982 June 22

Box 1:28

1982 July 4

Box 1:29

1982 September 1

Box 1:30

1982 October 4

Box 1:31

1982 November 21

Box 1:32

1983 February 8

Box 1:33

1983 March 24

Box 1:34

1983 June 8

Box 1:35

1983 July 29

Box 1:36

1983 December 10

Box 1:37

1984 January 15

Box 1:38

1984 February 1

Box 1:39

1984 February 3

Box 1:40

1984 February 27

Box 1:41

1984 May 7

Box 1:42

1984 May 23

Box 1:43

1984 June 3

Box 1:44

1984 June 25

Box 1:45

1984 July

Box 1:46

1984 July 8

Box 1:47

1984 July 15

Box 1:48

1984 August 5

Box 1:49

1984 August 6

Box 1:50

1984 August 16

Box 1:51

1984 September

Box 1:52

1984 September 4

Box 1:53

1984 November 9

Box 1:54

1984 December 5

Box 1:55

1985 May 20

Box 1:56

1985 May 28

Box 1:57

1985 June 24

Box 1:58

1985 December 6

Box 1:59

1986 December 8

Box 1:60

1986 December 29

Box 1:61

1987 March 3

Box 1:62

1987 June 27

Box 1:63

1987 August 29

Box 1:64

1987 October 15

Box 1:65

1987 November 11

Box 1:66

1988 January 13

Box 1:67

1988 January 22

Box 1:68

1988 February

Box 1:69

1988 February 19

Box 1:70

1988 March 3

Box 1:71

1988 March 5

Box 1:72

1988 March 19

Box 1:73

1988 May 16

Box 1:74

1988 June 8

Box 1:75

1988 June 22

Physical Description: Empty envelope
Box 1:76

1988 July 8

Box 1:77

1988 July 26

Box 1:78

1988 August 18

Box 1:79

1988 November 28

Box 1:80

1988 December 1

Box 1:81

1989 January 28

Box 1:82

1989 March 16

Box 1:84

1989 June 23

Box 1:84

1989 December 21

Box 1:85

1990 January 5

Box 1:86

1990 May 7

Box 1:87

1990 May 14

Box 1:88

1990 November 10

Box 1:89

1990 November 27

Box 1:90

1990 November 30

Box 1:91

1991 January 5

Box 1:92

1991 January 23

Box 1:93

1991 February 20

Box 1:94

1991 March 5

Box 1:95

1991 March 19

Box 1:96

1991 September 4

Box 1:97

1991 September 28

Box 1:98

1992 January 18

Box 1:99

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