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Preliminary Guide to the Charles Bukowski / John Martin Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles Bukowski / John Martin Collection
    Dates: 1967-1994
    Collection number: Mss 166
    Creator: Bukowski, Charles.
    Creator: Martin, John, 1930-
    Collection Size: 2 linear feet (5 oversize boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Correspondence from Bukowski to his publisher, John Martin, of Black Sparrow Press.
    Physical location: Vault.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. 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 as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Charles Bukowski / John Martin Collection. Mss 166. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 1999.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains approximately 1,000 letters, mainly from Charles Bukowski to his publisher, John Martin, from 1967-1994. Most are typewritten and signed (TLS) by Bukowski), some with handwritten postscripts and notes. There also are a few photographs and other ephemera accompanying the correspondence.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bukowski, Charles.
    Martin, John, 1930-
    Poets, American -- 20th century -- Sources
    Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources