Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997
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This collection consists of proof of concept items and rewards from the Kickstarter campaign for the 7786-Burroughs, Wm. project, led by Patrick Clement, to create a limited edition hardcover photo book and related items centered around seven photographs taken of Beat writer William S. Burroughs by photographer Robert Blank when he owned the Hixon Studio in Lawrence, Kansas.
Correspondence, poetry drafts, photocopies of photographs and other images, and other materials from poet and author Charles Plymell, mostly dating from the mid-1990s.
This collection is comprised of ten manuscript journals kept by William S. Burroughs in the last year of his life, circa November 1996-July 1997, and transcriptions, photocopies, and drafts for Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs, edited and with an introduction by James Grauerholz (2000).
William Burroughs (1914-1997) was a prominent writer and countercultural figure associated with the "Beats." This collection includes correspondence, copies of the My Own Mag magazine and materials related to its production, and other related materials.