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The Resource Howl : for Carl Solomon, by Allen Ginsberg

Howl : for Carl Solomon, by Allen Ginsberg

Label
Howl : for Carl Solomon
Title
Howl
Title remainder
for Carl Solomon
Statement of responsibility
by Allen Ginsberg
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Language
eng
Summary
Typescript, mimeographed by Martha Rexroth from the original stencil master typed by Robert Creeley, and sent by Kenneth Rexroth to John Ciardi in 1956, prior to the publication of "Howl and other poems" by City Lights in October 1956.
Cataloging source
NOC
Citation location within source
  • A1a1
  • p. 7 (incorrectly dated 1955)
Citation source
  • Morgan, B. Works of Allen Ginsberg
  • Dowden, G. Bibliog. of works by Allen Ginsberg
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
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Summary expansion
Fewer than ten of the 25 original mimeo copies of the true first edition of Allen Ginsberg's Howl are known to exist
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Label
Howl : for Carl Solomon, by Allen Ginsberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Selected poems
  • "Distributed free to friends. Published May 16, 1956 in an impression of 25 copies;" cf. Morgan
  • "Unscrew the locks from the doors! Unscrew the doors themselves from their jambs!"--T.p
Contents
Howl : for Carl Solomon -- A supermarket in California -- Sunflower sutra -- America
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[2], 15 leaves
Governing access note
Open for research. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections reference desk in the Charles E. Young Research Library
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: a pristine copy from the beginning of the mimeograph run. Removed from Box 115 of the Kenneth Rexroth Papers (Collection 175) for separate cataloging (photocopy facsimile substituted). Unbound leaves of the original copy are laid in a manila phase box; housed in custom beige cloth-covered clamshell box.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: each of 17 mimeographed leaves of Ginsberg's text in its own archival mylar sleeve; accompanied by two additional mylar sleeves: one contains an original typescript letter to Stuart Wright, signed by John Ciardi, and dated Feb. 25, 1986, authenticating provenance of the mimeo; the other contains 5 leaves of dealer/collector correspondence, documenting chain of possession of the Ginsberg mimeo typescript, including a photocopy of Ciardi's letter, a memo of authentication to Jett Whitehead from Jeffrey Lee Pressman (Sept. 16, 2003), and letters from James P. Musser of Skyline Books to Jeffrey Pressman (Oct. 8, 2003), and Jett W. Whitehead of Jett W. Whitehead Rare Books to former owner Gerald A. Weiner of Highland Park, Ill. (Oct. 10, 2003). In custom black linen phase box and matching slipcase (31 cm). Gift of Gerald Weiner, 2010.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57384356
  • ucoclc57384356
Terms governing use
Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary 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.
Label
Howl : for Carl Solomon, by Allen Ginsberg
Publication
Note
  • Selected poems
  • "Distributed free to friends. Published May 16, 1956 in an impression of 25 copies;" cf. Morgan
  • "Unscrew the locks from the doors! Unscrew the doors themselves from their jambs!"--T.p
Contents
Howl : for Carl Solomon -- A supermarket in California -- Sunflower sutra -- America
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[2], 15 leaves
Governing access note
Open for research. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections reference desk in the Charles E. Young Research Library
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: a pristine copy from the beginning of the mimeograph run. Removed from Box 115 of the Kenneth Rexroth Papers (Collection 175) for separate cataloging (photocopy facsimile substituted). Unbound leaves of the original copy are laid in a manila phase box; housed in custom beige cloth-covered clamshell box.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: each of 17 mimeographed leaves of Ginsberg's text in its own archival mylar sleeve; accompanied by two additional mylar sleeves: one contains an original typescript letter to Stuart Wright, signed by John Ciardi, and dated Feb. 25, 1986, authenticating provenance of the mimeo; the other contains 5 leaves of dealer/collector correspondence, documenting chain of possession of the Ginsberg mimeo typescript, including a photocopy of Ciardi's letter, a memo of authentication to Jett Whitehead from Jeffrey Lee Pressman (Sept. 16, 2003), and letters from James P. Musser of Skyline Books to Jeffrey Pressman (Oct. 8, 2003), and Jett W. Whitehead of Jett W. Whitehead Rare Books to former owner Gerald A. Weiner of Highland Park, Ill. (Oct. 10, 2003). In custom black linen phase box and matching slipcase (31 cm). Gift of Gerald Weiner, 2010.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57384356
  • ucoclc57384356
Terms governing use
Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary 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.

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