Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library Hashish Cookbook collection
- Santo Domingo, Julio Mario (collector., Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Biographical / Historical
The Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library is the world’s largest private collection of material on altered states of mind. The collection was formed by Julio Mario Santo Domingo Jr. (1957–2009), an investment advisor who resigned his business interests to devote himself to collecting.
Though Ira Cohen was once assumed to be Panama Rose, it is now thought that Panama Rose is the pseudonym for Cohen's then-girlfriend, Rosalind, who made the drawings for and was the author of The Hashish Cookbook. Cohen published the book under his Gnaoua Press imprint in New York in 1966; 10,000 copies sold in six weeks.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Santo Domingo, Julio Mario, collector. Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library Hashish Cookbook collection, 1966-1967 (MS Am 3289): Guide
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2019 April 16
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.
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