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Bill Morgan papers, circa 1960-2009.
BANC MSS 2008/125 carton 1; BANC MSS 2008/125 carton 2; BANC MSS 2008/125 v.1; BANC MSS 2008/125
Collection Overview

Title:

Bill Morgan papers, circa 1960-2009

Creator/Contributor:

Morgan, Bill, 1949-, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Wilbur, Richard, 1921-

Creator/Contributor:

Berrigan, Ted.

Creator/Contributor:

Beck, Julian, 1925-1985

Abstract:

Contains Morgan's files of correspondence with various persons and organizations mostly concerning requests for assistance related to his work and research on Allen Ginsberg. Also contains a small number of poems, broadsides, typescript and manuscript drafts with edits, and correspondence with other authors concerning their work. Poems in the collection include those by Richard Wilbur, Ted Berrigan, Julian Beck, and others. Also includes some publications, including one issue of Marijuana Review (Jan.-June 1971, Vol. 1, No. 6) inscribed to Morgan by the editor, and one audio-cassete tape, Powaqqatsi, with the cover insert autographed by the composer Philip Glass. Also includes one portfolio volume containing flyers, announcements, and programs for poetry related events, many featuring Allen Ginsberg, and a small amount of materials related to Ginsberg's concern for Dr. Timothy Leary.

Date:

1960 (issued)

Subject:

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Morgan, Bill -- 1949- -- Archives
Morgan, Bill -- 1949- -- Correspondence
Ginsberg, Allen
Leary, Timothy -- 1920-1996
Poets, American -- 20th century
Authors, American -- 20th century
Beat generation
Bibliographers -- United States
Archivists -- United States

Note:

Bill Morgan papers, BANC MSS 2008/125, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Bill Morgan ; 2008 and 2012.
Objects have been transferred to the Historical Object Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2013.007).
Bill Morgan is an American writer, editor and painter, best known for his work as an archivist and bibliographer for public figures such as Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Abbie Hoffman, and Timothy Leary.
In English.
Partial list of correspondents available in the library.

Type:

Ephemera.
Poems.
Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

print
2 cartons, 1 portfolio (2.7 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2008/125 carton 1
BANC MSS 2008/125 carton 2
BANC MSS 2008/125 v.1
BANC MSS 2008/125

Origin:

California