Lawrence Ferlinghetti letters

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lawrence Ferlinghetti letters
Date
1997
Creator
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
Authors--Correspondence.
Poetry.
Poets, American--20th century.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS180: [identification of item], Lawrence Ferlinghetti letters, 1997, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (b. 1919) is a poet, contemporary with the Beats, and member of the wide-open poetry movement. By 1955 he had founded the City Light Booksellers and Publishers and in 1956 published Allen Ginsberg's Howl & Other Poems. Ferlinghetti's major works include A Coney Island of the Mind and A Far Rockaway of the Heart.
A Brief Biography of Lawrence Ferlinghetti. City Lights Booksellers and Publishers. City Light Booksellers and Publishers. n.d. Web. 12 December 2011.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of two letters from Lawrence Ferlinghetti to Kenneth Cherry. One letter includes a copy of Allen Ginsberg's In Memorium pamphlet featuring a poem written by Ferlinghetti entitled Allen Ginsberg Dying.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
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