BURROUGHS, WILLIAM S., 1914-1997.
William S. Burroughs collection

Emory University

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

marbl@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/bmc1v


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
Title: William S. Burroughs collection
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1192
Extent:3 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Abstract:Collection of material related to Beat poet William S. Burroughs including manuscript writings, correspondence, audio recordings, and printed material.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Researchers must contact MARBL in advance to access audiovisual material in this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in This Repository

Barry Miles William S. Burroughs collection.

Source

Purchase, 2011.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], William S. Burroughs collection, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocesssed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

William S. Burroughs (1914-1997), American novelist, essayist, writer of experimental fiction. A primary member of the Beat generation, he was an avant-garde author who affected postwar popular culture as well as literature.

Scope and Content Note

the collection consists of papers of William S. Burroughs including manuscript writings, correspondence, audio recordings, and printed material including catalogs and fliers.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.



Container List

Box Folder Content
1-3 Unprocessed
Audiovisual
- Burroughs, William, reading of "Ali's Smile," no date [original: phonograph record]
Naropa Summer Institute Writing Program, William Burroughs Conference, July 22-28, 1985
- - Eric Mottram, July 22, 1985 (1 of 2)
- - Eric Mottram, July 22, 1985 (2 of 2)
- - Anne Waldman, Cut Up method, July 23, 1985 (1 of 2)
- - Anne Waldman, Cut Up method, July 23, 1985 (2 of 2)
- - William Burroughs, Greg Corso, Allen Ginsburg, July 24, 1985 (1 of 2)
- - William Burroughs, Greg Corso, Allen Ginsburg, July 24, 1985 (2 of 2)
- - Ted Morgan, July 25, 1985
- - Colloquium, July 27, 1985 (1 of 2)
- - Colloquium, July 27, 1985 (2 of 2)
Audiovisual masters
AV1 Audio cassettes, 1-9
v1.7.5