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

Special restrictions apply: In-process collection. As of June 2015, this collection is closed to researchers for processing.

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.

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.



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