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Inventory of the John Montgomery Letters to Robert Frauenglas
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  • Creator: Montgomery, John, 1919-
    Title: John Montgomery Letters to Robert Frauenglas
    Date (inclusive): 1980-1992
    Extent: 0.4 linear feet
    Abstract: John Montgomery (1919-1992) was a poet and the author of Hip, Beat, Cool, & Antic, (1988) as well as several books about Jack Kerouac. The collection contains over 100 letters from John Montgomery to Robert Frauenglas, discussing poetry, Montgomery's books about Jack Kerouac, and personal lifestyles.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-501
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    John Montgomery was born in Spokane, Washington on May 2, 1919. He received a B.S. in Economics (1940) from the University of California, Berkeley followed by an M.A. in Library Science (1958) from George Peabody College for Teachers in Tennessee, and an M.A. in Creative Writing (1964) from San Francisco State College.
    He authored Hip, Beat, Cool, & Antic, (1988) as well as several books about Jack Kerouac including: Jack Kerouac: A Memoir (1970); Kerouac West Coast (1976); The Kerouac We Knew (1982); and Kerouac at the "Wild Boar" (1986).
    He passed away on June 5, 1992.
    Robert A. Frauenglas (1950- ) received a B.A. from the State University of New York, Binghamton (1973) and a J.D. from the St. Louis University School of Law (1981). He is the author of The Eclectic Musings of a Brooklyn Bum.
    Source:
    Beat culture: icons, lifestyles, and impact. edited by William T. Lawlor. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2005.
    Who's Who in Writers, Editors & Poets, United States & Canada. edited by Curt Johnson. Highland Park, IL : December Press, 1992.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains over 100 letters from John Montgomery to Robert Frauenglas, discussing poetry, Montgomery's books about Jack Kerouac, and personal lifestyles.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The letters are arranged chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Montgomery, John, 1919---Correspondence
    Frauenglas, Robert Alan, 1950---Correspondence
    Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
    Beat generation

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired from Water Row Books in 1994.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection and created and encoded this finding aid.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Montgomery Letters to Robert Frauenglas, D-501, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.