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Guide to the Gregory Corso Papers, 1980-1991
Special Collections M0877  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gregory Corso Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1980-1991
    Collection number: Special Collections M0877
    Creator: Corso, Gregory.
    Extent: 1.5 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Purchased, 1996.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Gregory Corso Papers, M0877, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Content

    The Gregory Corso Archive includes manuscript notebooks, published materials and personal and professional ephemera of Gregory Corso. They are housed in 3 document boxes and occupy 1.5 linear feet. The materials are arranged in the following series:
    • Manuscript notebooks
    • Publications
    • Ephemera, letters and photographs
    The collection covers Corso's work in the 1980s and early 1990s, including both manuscript notebooks and published works. The ephemera includes professional and personal correspondence with Allen Ginsberg as well as materials documenting Corso's public appearances and professional collaborations. The ephemera series also includes photographs of Corso. Most of the items in the collection are signed.

    Access Terms

    Coppola, Francis Ford.
    Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-
    Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.
    American literature--20th century.