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Barry Farrell collection on Allen Ginsberg

 Collection
Call Number: MS 59
Overview

Contains materials compiled by Barry Farrell for a Life article about Allen Ginsberg and his visit to Lawrence, Kansas and the University of Kansas. Includes typescript and manuscript notes; drafts; transcriptions of interviews with Allen Ginsberg and his partner, Peter Orlovsky; and a biography about Ginsberg and his philosophy.

Dates: 1966

Helen R. Hoopes poem

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P409
Overview

Contains an untitled poem written by Helen Rhoda Hoopes to Cassandra Ritter, dated December 16, 1936.

Dates: December 16, 1936

Hester Buell papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 367
Overview

This collection contains the many poems and other writings of Tescott, Kansas librarian Hester Buell (1900-1993), which include her remembrances and memorabilia of her brother Harold and sister Helen. Within the collection correspondence are Miss Buell's letters from Wint Smith (U.S. Congressman from Kansas, 1947-1961).

Dates: approximately 1940s and 1979-1987

Jane Comstock (Mrs. Adna G.) Clarke collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P674
Overview

This collection of items by and about Honolulu, Hawaii poet Jane Comstock dates from 1938 to 1946. It consists of three Christmas cards sent from Jane Comstock and her husband; a Honolulu news clipping concerning Waikiki Garden (one of Comstock's books of verse); and a reprinted Honolulu news report of a radio broadcast of poetry readings by Comstock.

Dates: 1938 - 1946

Langston Hughes: art and literature of necessity; typescript

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P374
Overview

The First Annual Langston Hughes Lecture delivered by Arthur D. Drayton, Langston Hughes Visiting Professor, Fall Semester 1978 at the University of Kansas. The lecture discusses Hughes' life and works.

Dates: Fall semester 1978

Lecture, "Langston Hughes and the River Between (the Making of a Poet)"

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P662
Overview

A lecture by Joel A. Adedeji, presented April 9th, 1991 at the University of Kansas as the 1991 Annual Langston Hughes lecture. The lecture was entitled "Langston Hughes and the River Between (the Making of a Poet)."

Dates: 1991