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Finding Aid for the Lawrence Lipton papers, 1940-1965
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Lawrence Lipton (1898-1975) is known for his participation in the Beat experience in Venice, California. He wrote many books and various magazine articles. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs related to Lipton's career as a writer.
Lipton was born in October 1898 in Lód, Poland and came to the United States in 1903; he tried several careers during his life including graphic artist, journalist, and publicity director; married three times, he co-authored several mystery fiction books with his second wife, Georgiana Randolph, under the pseudonym, Craig Rice; Lipton is known for his participation in the Beat experience in Venice, California; published books include: Brother, the Laugh Is Bitter (1942), In Secret Battle (1944), Rainbow at Midnight (1955), The Holy Barbarians (1959), The Erotic Revolution: An Affirmative View of the New Morality (1965), Bruno in Venice West & Other Poems (1976); he also wrote various magazine articles; he died July 9, 1975.
4 linear ft. (8 boxes)
Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
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