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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: MS Am 3302

Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library collection on William S. Burroughs's Book of Breeething

Contains photocopies of galleys for William S. Burroughs's Book of Breeething, with copies of correspondence of Burroughs with Jan Hermanm and a copy of the 1975 Blue Wind Press paperback edition, likely grouped by the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library curator Michael R. Aldrich.

Dates

  • 1973-1976

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
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.

Extent

.15 linear feet

Contains photocopies of galleys for Book of Breeething, with copies of correspondence of Burroughs with Jan Hermanm and a copy of the 1975 Blue Wind Press paperback edition, likely grouped by the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library curator Michael R. Aldrich. Correspondence dates from 1973-1974, while the copy of the book is from 1975, with an annotation from 1976.

Biographical / Historical

Book of Breething is an illustrated book by William S. Burroughs, published by Blue Wind Press in 1975. It seems there was a possibility of its publication by the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library, which led to correspondence between Burroughs, Jan Herman, and the Library's curator, Michael R. Aldrich.

Arrangement

Collection has been minimally processed. Materials have not been arranged.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2014M-42. Deposit of Julio Santo Domingo III, 2012 April.

Related Materials

For additional information regarding William S. Burroughs from the Fitz Hugh Ludlow Memorial Library, see: Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library ephemera collection, circa 1816-2009 (MS Am 3276). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Processing Information

Processed by Betts Coup, 2019.
Link to catalog
Title
Santo Domingo, Julio Mario, collector. Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library collection on William S. Burroughs's Book of Breeething, 1973-1976 (MS Am 3302): Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2019 May 17
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou03183

Repository Details

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