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Guide to the Gregory Corso Papers, 1980-1991
Special Collections M0877  
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Series I. Manuscript notebooks

Physical Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Box 1, Folder 1

Manuscript notebook, 1982

Box 1, Folder 2

Manuscript notebook, c. 1987-1990

Box 1, Folder 3

Manuscript notebook, 1988. NYC.

Box 1, Folder 4

Manuscript notebook, 1988.Rome, Italy.

Box 1, Folder 5

Manuscript notebook, 1988. Italy.

Box 1, Folder 6

Manuscript notebook, 1988. NYC.

Box 1, Folder 7

Manuscript notebook, 1988-1990.

Box 1, Folder 8

Manuscript notebook, 1989. Paris.

Box 1, Folder 9

Manuscript notebook, 1989. Rome, Italy.

Box 1, Folder 10

Manuscript notebook, 1990. NYC.

Box 2, Folder 1

Manuscript notebook, 1990. NYC.

Box 2, Folder 2

Manuscript notebook, April 1992.

Box 2, Folder 3

Manuscript notebook, Jan.- April 1992.

Box 2, Folder 4

Manuscript notebook, n.d.

Box 2, Folder 5

Manuscript notebook, n.d.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 1

Manuscript notebook, 1985-1989.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 2

Manuscript notebook, 1987-1988. Rome and Cherry Valley, NY.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 3

Manuscript notebook, 1988.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 4

Manuscript notebook, 1989. Yellow legal pad. Includes cover art for Mindfield.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 5

Manuscript notebook, 1989-1990.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 6

Manuscript notebook, n.d.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 7

240 pages of manuscript poems and drawings.

 

Series II. Publications

Physical Description: .5 linear ft.
Box 2, Folder 6

Bombay Gin. No. 4, Summer-Fall 1977. Boulder, CO: Naropa Institute. Literary magazine. Cover photo of Corso.

Box 2, Folder 7

The Riverside Interviews 3: Gregory Corso. Ed. by Gavin Selerie with essays by Jim Burns and Michael Horovitz. London: Binnacle Press, 1982.

Box 2, Folder 8

Gregory Corso. Hitting the Big 5-0. NY: Catchword Papers, 1983. Signed copy.

Box 2, Folder 9

Gregory Corso. The Happy Birthday of Death. With "Bomb" as foldout. NY: New Directions , 1960.

Box 2, Folder 10

Gregory Corso. The American Express. Paris: Olympia Press, 1961. The Traveler's Companion Series, no. 85. First edition. Signed copy.

Box 2, Folder 11

Gregory Corso. The Japanese Notebook Ox. Unmuzzled Ox, nos. 8/9, 1974. Signed copy, only edition published 1974.

Box 2, Folder 12

Gregory Corso. Mindfield, new & selected poems. NY: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1989.

Box 2, Folder 13

Gregory Corso. Mindfield, new & selected poems. Uncorrected proofs for review. NY: Thunder's Mouth Press. Signed copy.

 

Series III. Ephemera, letters and photographs

Physical Description: .5 linear ft.
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8 photographs. Includes: signed photograph of Corso and Allen Ginsberg in fully nude frontal pose; 3 signed photographs taken early 1980s; photograph taken by Francis Ford Coppola for Godfather III, signed by Corso and Coppola.

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Manuscript letters and ephemera. Includes:

 

4 autograph postcards from Allen Ginsberg, 1990-1991.

 

1 autograph note, Ginsberg to Corso, 1991.

 

Typed manuscript by Corso. 2 pages. Introduction to Dr. Sax by Kerouac. All writing and signatures by Corso. 1991.

 

2 page autograph letter, Ginsberg to Corso, thanking him for introduction to photos.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 10

1 page autograph letter by Ginsberg to "Steven," his music consultant, about his book.

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Printed broadside. "Freedom and the Poet's Responsibility to Society." Signed by Ginsberg.

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"Bomba, bomb." Typed copy of "Bomb" in English and Italian. Signed.

Oversize Box 3, Folder 13

Typed copy of "Meditation for Gregory Corso." Flyer for "Lowell Celebrates Kerouac 1989" - Corso and Diane DiPrima give poetry reading.