Avant Garde Collection

Beach Archive

DATE SPAN:
C.1962-1973

RECORD OR MANUSCRIPT NUMBER:

ACCESSION NUMBER:

LINEAR FEET/NUMBER OF BOXES:
.25 linear feet in 1 box

LOCATION: Fales Manuscripts

PROCESSOR AND DATE OF PROCESSING:
Tania Friedel, April 1999

FORMATS AVAILABLE AND PREFERRED FORMAT FOR RESEARCH USE:
Original format for most materials.

REPOSITORY NAME AND ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND HOURS:
Fales Library/Special Collections
New York University
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 3rd Floor
70 Washington Square South
New York, New York 10012
Ph. 212-998-2596
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10-6, Friday, 9-5.
Appointments are necessary for use of manuscript and archival materials.

FOREWORD
The Beach Archive is a part of the Avant Garde Collection at Fales Library, New York University. The Fales Library is the primary special collections division of the NYU libraries, housing over 170,000 volumes of English and American literature from 1700 to the present. Strengths of the collection include the development of the English and American novel, with an emphasis on the Gothic and the Victorian novel. The Avant Garde Collection comprises printed materials, archives, and other materials related to the avant-garde writing from the 1960s and early 1970s. The collection was build during that period by curators, including Mel Edestein and Ted Grieder. There are no restrictions on the use of the Beach Archive. All rights are reserved.

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
RELATED MATERIALS
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
SERIES DESCRIPTION
BOX AND FOLDER LIST


INTRODUCTION
The Beach Archive is a collection of correspondence and manuscripts to the editors Claude Pelieu and Mary Beach. It is arranged in alphabetical and chronological order. There are no restrictions on the use of the Beach Archive.

RELATED MATERIALS
See Avant Garde Collection and Avant Garde Periodical Collection.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The Beach Archive is a collection of correspondence and manuscripts submitted to the editors of Beach Books, Claude Pelieu and Mary Beach, during 1962 and 1973. Collection highlights include manuscripts/letters written by Carl Solomon, Allen Ginsberg, Allen de Loach, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Giorno, Timothy Leary, and Peter Orlovsky.

SERIES DESCRIPTION
Series 1: Correspondence and Manuscripts
Series 1 contains one box of correspondence to the editors Claude Pelieu and Mary Beach. Noted correspondents include Carl Solomon, Allen Ginsberg, Allen de Loach, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Giorno, Timothy Leary, and Peter Orlovsky. Series 1 also contains manuscripts submitted by Carl Solomon and Allen Ginsberg.

BOX AND FOLDER LIST

Series 1: Correspondence and Manuscripts

Box 1
Folder

1. Correspondence B - C:
Beck, Julian
Bremser, Bonnie
Corso, Gregory
2. Correspondence:
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
3. Correspondence G - P:
Giorno, John
Leary, Timothy
Orlovsky, Peter
Plymel, Charles
4. Correspondence:
Sanders, Ed
5. Correspondence V - W:
Van Buskirk, Aldan
Weaver, Ken
Weiners, John
6. Correspondence and Manuscript:
Ginsberg, Allen
7. Correspondence and Manuscript: Television was a baby...:
Ginsberg, Allen
8. Correspondence and Manuscript:
Ginsberg, Allen
9. Correspondence and Manuscript:
Solomon, Carl
10. Manuscript:
Solomon, Carl
11. Correspondence: Solomon, Carl - Related Matter:
Solomon, Ann
Koshembahr, Cordola
DeLoach, Allen


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