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Guide to the Gregory Corso Papers, 1960-1970
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Box 1, Folder 1

"All Hallows' Eve in Cleveland" n.d. (TMs and AMs)

Box 1, Folder 2

Ama Fleming Introduction n.d. (AMs and TMs)

Box 1, Folder 3

"American Historia Politica" 1970 (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 4

"The American Way" c. 1960s (TMs)

Box 1, Folder 5

"August Thoughts" 1969 (AMsS)

Box 1, Folder 6

"The Birth of Earth" n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 7

"Common Sensitivity" n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 8

"the dancing boy of the spilling air" n.d. (TMs)

Box 1, Folder 9

"Dear Indian" Dec., 1969 (TMs with AN)

Box 1, Folder 10

"Down By the Vacant Lot" n.d. (TMs with AN)

Box 1, Folder 11

"Elegiac Feelings American" (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 12

"Experiences of imagination, dream..." n.d. (TMs with AN)

Box 1, Folder 13

"JFK" n.d. (TMs reprint)

Box 1, Folder 14

"The Hounds of Psychosis" n.d. (TMs)

Box 1, Folder 15

"Indomitable Moods" n.d. (TMs reprint)

Box 1, Folder 16

"In this my Pons Asinorum..." n.d. (TMs with AN)

Box 1, Folder 17

"The Last Poem" n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 18

"Like I would never kill" n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 19

"Marriage Ceremony for Hells Angel Wedding" (AmsS)

Box 1, Folder 20

"1970 Inventory Assessments" c. 1969-70 (TMs)

Box 1, Folder 21

"Old Man Carrying Straw" n.d. (TMsS)

Box 1, Folder 22

"Poem for Belle..." January, 1970 (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 23

"St. God...a mystery poem" n.d. (TMs)

Box 1, Folder 24

"Ten Poems a Time..." n.d. (TMs with AN)

Box 1, Folder 25

"Theme for Bill: the Etymological" n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 26

"Theme of There's Yet Time" n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 27

"A 13 Year Old's Visit to Hell" n.d. (TMsS with AN)

Box 1, Folder 28

"Thor" n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 29

"3 Days After Stonehenge" n.d.(AMs)

Box 1, Folder 30

"What Comes from the Head Automaticly" n.d. (TMs)

Box 1, Folder 31

"When Your Child Has Gone to War" n.d. (TMs)

Box 1, Folder 32

"Who is the Face in the Mirror..." n.d. (TMsS)

Box 1, Folder 33

autobiographical fragments c. 1969-70

Box 1, Folder 34

film project n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 35

draft of a play [?] n.d. (AMs)

Box 1, Folder 36


Box 1, Folder 37


Box 1, Folder 38


Box 1, Folder 39


Box 1, Folder 40


Box 1, Folder 41


Box 1, Folder 42


Box 1, Folder 43


Box 2, Folder 1

Letters to Corso n.d.


James F. Botta (poem)


Corinth Books, contract copy, SpontaneousRequiem for the American Indian


Allen Ginsberg


Gotham Book Mart re new material


Peter Jones


Peter Orlovsky


Treasury Department, U.S. Government




Unsolicited correspondence

Box 2, Folder 2

Letters to Corso, 1969


Sinclair Beiles


City Lights Books, contract Collected Prose [signed by Corso]


Doubleday & Co., permission request to reprint "Requiem for 'Bird' Parker"


Anthony Huck Finneral


Follett Publishing Co., re Chicago 8 defense fund auction


Allen Ginsberg


Gotham Book Mart


Piero Heliczers


Harper & Row re complimentary book


Patrick King re youth response to Kerouac's death


New Directions Publishing Corp. [James Laughlin and Robert McGregor]


receipts addressed to Belle Ostrander

Box 2, Folder 3

Letters to Corso, 1970


Corinth Books re contracts


Caresse Crosby memorial service invitation


Fantasy/Galaxy Records re tax forms


Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Louis Ginsberg


Gotham Book Mart


Piero Heliczer


Midcentury Authors, John Wakeman, ed.


New Directions Publishing Corp [James Laughlin]


New Directions Publishing Corp. U.S. tax form


Phoenix Book Shop


Joe Reynolds


submission requests

Box 2, Folder 4

Drafts of letters by Corso


Andreas Blaise


Belle Carpenter

Box 2, Folder 5

Drafts of letters by Corso


Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Allen Ginsberg


James Laughlin


Ted Wilentz


to Olga [unidentified] re fame and poverty


unidentified fragments

Box 2, Folder 6

personal business: writing


letter from Donald Allen re NAP royalties


royalty statement from Czech government


contract copy: "Spontaneous Requiem for theAmerican Indian"


tax receipt from City Lights Books, 1969


receipts for publishers' advances on Elegiac Feelings American ($500) and Happy Birthday of Death ($200); New Directions Press


U.S. census individual report form: 1970

Box 2, Folder 7

personal business: miscellaneous receipts (incl. unsigned Prisoner Property Receipt, Santa Fe Jail, Mar. 14, 1970)

Box 2, Folder 8

Corso artwork

Box 2, Folder 9

printed matter: Andersen's "Takis: Evidence of the Unseen"

Box 2, Folder 10

printed matter: manuscripts from others


Botta (TMs)


"anthology of Power" (unknown)


"spy poem" (unknown)


"the times of the watches" (reprint)


education manifesto (reprint)

Box 2, Folder 11

printed matter: miscellaneous


"America Politica Historia..." (reprint from Chelsea Review #8, Oct., 1960


Caliche County Rendering Works no. 19


"Head Comix"


"3 Spare Parts"


The New Mexico Review and Legislative Journal, "Who Killed Eulogio Salazar?" 1969


"Art: Like the Stumpy Crocus..." NYT Apr. 2, 1966 (review of Raphael Soyer, w/ Ginsberg, diPrima and Corso portrait)


miscellaneous fragments

Box 2, Folder 12

personal business: artifacts


bill for medical treatments Feb. 19-Apr. 1, 1970


large envelope containing suitcase debris

Box 2, Folder 13

prescription bottle: valium (dated Mar. 3, 1970)