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Ginsberg (Allen) photograph collection
MSS.PHOTO.0450  
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Description
Photographs of and by poet Allen Ginsberg and colleagues.
Background
Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997.
Extent
26 Linear Feet 88,000 images
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use. Approximately 2600 contact sheets have been digitized and are available for viewing here: https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/4783696