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Kurtzman (Allan H.) collection of material about Beat Writers and Artists
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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Allan H. Kurtzman collection of material about Beat Writers and Artists
    Creator: Kurtzman, Allan H.
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0362
    Physical Description: 1 unknown (3 oversize boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1950-1989
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Allan H. Kurtzman Collection of Material about Beat Writers and Artists (Collection 362). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    Processed by Manuscripts Division staff, 1997.
    We are committed to providing ethical, inclusive, and anti-racist description of the materials we steward, and to remediating existing description of our materials that contains language that may be offensive or cause harm. We invite you to submit feedback about how our collections are described, and how they could be described more accurately, by filling out the form located on our website: Report Potentially Offensive Description in Library Special Collections. 

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942332723606533 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of printed material about William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Michael McClure.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
    • Collection of Bookseller's Catalogs of Beat Literature (Collection 1648). Available at the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • Hirado Porcelain of Japan: from the Kurtzman Family Collection / [organized by] Robert T. Singer and Hollis Goodall. Available at the UCLA Arts Library. Call number: NK 4399 H57 L67 1997.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Beat generation.
    McClure, Michael
    Burroughs, William S.
    Ginsberg, Allen