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Jim Carroll letters and publishing documents

Title
Jim Carroll letters and publishing documents, 1973-1987.
Author
Carroll, Jim

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volume 1Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 24209 volume 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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.08 linear foot (1 volume)
Summary
Jim Carroll was an American poet, diarist, and rock musician associated with the downtown arts scene in New York City. This collection contains four documents: a 1987 letter from Carroll to Gerald Howard, Carroll's editor at Penguin Books, about changes to the proofs of Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries, 1971-1973; a completed 1973 biographical questionnaire sent to Carroll by Grossman Publishers; a postcard to Barbara Preminger at Grossman, written in 1974 while Carroll was in Bolinas, California; and a 1981 agreement between Viking Penguin and Carroll regarding the publication of a paperback edition of Living at the Movies.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Source (note)
  • Purchased from Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, 2017.
Call Number
MssCol 24209
OCLC
  • 982065126
  • 982065126
Author
Carroll, Jim, creator.
Title
Jim Carroll letters and publishing documents, 1973-1987.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Source
Purchased from Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, 2017.
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Occupation
Diarists United States.
Poets United States.
Research Call Number
MssCol 24209
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