Collection Number: PS3513.I74_Z999d

Collection Title: Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004

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Size About 45 items.
Abstract Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items. The collection is Allen Ginsberg photographs included on flyers, postcards, invitations, and brochures annoucing exhibitions. This group also includes photographs by Ginsberg in books and periodical articles not necessarily related to Ginsberg. Some materials are oversize.
Creator Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg (#PS3513.I74 Z515), Rare Book Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Bill Morgan.
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Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items.

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The collection is Allen Ginsberg photographs included on flyers, postcards, invitations, and brochures annoucing exhibitions. This group also includes photographs by Ginsberg in books and periodical articles not necessarily related to Ginsberg. Some materials are oversize.

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About 40 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Item D01

Postcards published by Image, Aarhus. n.d. 1. Neal Cassady young and handsome 1955 2. A modest portrait, Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso ... summer 1961 (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D01

Item D02

Postcards published by Fotofolio, N.Y. n.d. 1. Bob Donlon, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Robert La Vigne, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, San Francisco, 1956 (photo actually taken by Peter Orlovsky) 2. William Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, New York City, 1953. 3. Joanne Kyger and Gary Snyder with priest, Sea of Japan, 1963 (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D02

Item D13a

Photographs of William Burroughs (New Waverly, Texas, 1947 and Paris, 1960) from: Die alte Film: stories (Augsburg : Maroverlag, 1979) (photocopy) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D13a

Item D22a

Photograph of Paul Bowles from: Allal: stories aus Morokko (Augsburg : Maroverlag, 1983) (photocopy) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D22a

Item D23

Card(13 x 18 cm)with photograph of Burroughs visiting America, 1953. Advertisement for Allen Ginsberg: Memory gardens, selected photographs 1953-84. Show at the Holly Solomon Gallery, Jan. 4-26, 1985. #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D23

Item D27

Postcards published by Fotofolio, New York, 1985. 12 postcard series: Modest portrait, group photo Tangier 1961, Neal Cassady San Francisco, 1956, A.G. and P.O. 1955, Burroughs Tangier 1961, Ginsberg on rooftop 1953 (by Willliam Burroughs), Gary Snyder at Glacier Park Wilderness 1965, Jack Kerouac with brakeman's manual 1953, Robert Creeley 1984, Paul Bowles 1961, Peter Orlovsky, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs on the beach 1957, Jack Kerouac on the beach 1957 (3 envelopes) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D27

Item D28

Photograph of Robert Frank 1984 in: Brochure, New acquisitions: Photographs. The New York Public Library, Third floor print gallery Feb. 1-May 17, 1985 (2 c.) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D28

Item D47

Postcard with photograph of Robert Frank taking a photograph of Allen Ginsberg, 1984. Advertisement for an exhibit: Allen Ginsberg & Robert Frank, at the Galerie Watari, May-June 1987 (2 c.) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D47

Item D48

Brochure (28 cm.) for Galerie Watari show in 1987. Correspondence enclosed. Reproduces a number of Ginsberg photographs and some drawings. #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D48

Item D57

Photograph of the Orlovsky family at the kitchen table. In: Open magazine, 1988 issue, p. 44-45. #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D57

Item D61a and D61a1

Cards with photograph of Jack Kerouac with brakeman's rule book, 1953. Advertisements for summer exhibits, including Visions: reflections of Jack Kerouac from the photography collection of Allen Ginsberg. The Whistler House Museum of Art (1988) (2 c.) Separate folded card with same ill. Invitation to the Visions opening, June 25, 1988 (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D61a and D61a1

Item D65

150 years of pop photographica, Dec. 11, 1988-Jan. 22, 1989. Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York. Includes "Under the wall of Bill's garden ... Tanger, 1961" by Allen Ginsberg. #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D65

Item D66a

Postcard "Eyes of the angel: Allen Ginsberg's photographs" Temporary Museum, Tokyo. (Oct. 1988) Photograph of Allen Ginsberg nude (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D66a

Item D73

Large postcard. Photograph of Jack Kerouac with brakeman's rule book, 1953. Advertisement for the opening of Allen Ginsberg: photographs at the Fahey/Klein gallery, Los Angeles. Oct. 26-Nov. 25, 1989 #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D73

Item D75a

Postcard with photograph of Jack Kerouac with brakeman's rule book, 1953 on left half. On right half is a blue surfer by Annie Leibovitz. Advertises Allen Ginsberg/ Annie Leibovitz: portraits. at the Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago. June 16-July 22, 1989 (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D75a

Item D75b

Card from the Galerie Faber. Advertises Allen Ginsberg: Reality Sandwiches, Fotografien 1953-1988. Opens Sept 15, 1989. No photographs. Printed in orange on gray paper (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D75b

Item D85

Brochure: L'agenda des activites culturelles de la FNAC. Nov. 1990. Includes listings for Allen Ginsberg events and exhibition, 30 oct.- 29 dec. 1990. Annotated by Allen Ginsberg. #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D85

Item D85a

Folded card with Ingrid Bergman on the front. Includes a listing for Allen Ginsberg events and exhibition, 30 oct.-29 déc1990; and, a card the same size with a photograph of William Burroughs advertising the same events and exhibition (6 c.) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D85a

Item D85b

Glossy photograph of William Burroughs enclosed in a windowed envelope with 3 sheets of promotional information about the Allen Ginsberg exhibition in Oct.-Dec. 1990 at FNAC (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D85b

Item D95a

Postcard with photograph of a gathering at Henry Geldzehler's house, 1985. (photograph taken by Raymond Foye). On back, announcement of Allen Ginsberg: Reality Sandwiches, Fotografien. exhibition in the Foyer of the theater of the Deutsches Theater Berlin, April 1990 (3 c. and a photocopy) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D95a

Item D96b

Photograph of Paul Bowles in Marrakesch 1961 by Allen Ginsberg. From:Rastlos: Erinnerungen eines Nomaden by Paul Bowles (Munchen : Goldmann, 1990) (photocopy) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D96b

Item D97

Photograph of Sunday brunch with Eugene Brooks and his wife Connie, 1984 (21 x 26 cm.)On the back, an announcement of Allen Ginsberg: Strange familiar snapshots, March 20-April 13, 1991 (3 c., 2 in envelopes). One envelope mailed to Bill Morgan from Allen Ginsberg. Address in Ginsberg's hand. #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D97

Item D108

Postcard with photograph of Neal Cassady and Natalie Jackson in front of theater, 1955. On back: Announcement of Allen Ginsberg: Photographs, exhibition Aug. 8-Sept. 14, 1991 at the Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco (5 c. and photocopy) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D108

Item D109a

Glossy folded brochure with photograph of Jack Kerouac 1964 on front. Several other Ginsberg photographs inside. Advertises an exhibition of Ginsberg photographs, American Dharma, at the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Sept. 6-Nov. 15, 1991. Also, a large card with a photograph of Philip Whalen, 1987, with an announcement of the exhibition on the back (2 c. and photocopy) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D109a

Item D109b

Long card (9 x 23 cm.) with a photograph of Neal Cassady and Natalie Jackson, 1955 on right and a self portrait of Elsa Dorfman on left. In middle: "Photographers Friends Families: Images by Elsa Dorfman, Allen Ginsberg Aug. 2-15, 1991" At the Cortland Jessup Gallery in Provincetown, MA (3 c.- one with annotations by Ginsberg on back) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D109b

Item D113a

Glossy folder with photograph of William Burroughs, boxer, on the front (1953) Inside: Announcement of Selected Photographs by Allen Ginsberg from the years 1953 to 1985, at the Alfred Kren gallery, Cologne, April 4-May 9, 1992 (original brochure plus photocopy of front.) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D113a

Item D126a

Material from the Institut d'Estudis Nord-americans= Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos (Barcelona). 1.Folder with 1953 photograph of Jack Kerouac on the front, advertising "Exposició de Fotografies d'Allen Ginsberg" Oct. 22-Nov. 13, 1992. 2. Envelope from the IEN addressed to Allen Ginsberg in Norway. 3. Photocopy of pages of announcements featuring Reality Sandwiches, with photograph of Orlovsky family (3 p.) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D126a

Item D126b

Long card (15 x 32 cm.) designed to be folded with a photograph of Jack Kerouac in 1964. Announcing "Allen Ginsberg: Photographs; Arnold Vente, Op Weg naar de Waarheid" at the Canon Image Centre, Amsterdam, Jan. 9-Feb. 6, [1992] (2 c.) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D126b

Item D126c

Large postcard with a photograph of Harry Smith pouring milk. On back: Announcement of Harry Smith Memorial Service, Feb. 9, [1992] at the Poetry Project, St. Marks Church, New York. Addressed to Bill Morgan and autographed by Allen Ginsberg (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D126c

Item D126d

Photograph of Paul Bowles in Tangier. From: Gary Pulsifer, by his friends (London : Peter Owen Ltd., 1992) (photocopy) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D126d

Item D126f

Photograph of John Wieners, 1985. From: Auction of Fine Art Photographs to benefit the Photographic Resource Center, Wed., April 22, 1992. Grogan and Co., Boston. (photocopy) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D126f

Item D127

Photograph of Harry Smith in Ginsberg's kitchen, 1985. In: Brochure advertising Blind spot (2 c.) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D127

Item D137a

Folded card with photograph: "Inquisitive girl I bowed down ...." 1993 (in envelope) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." D137a

Item Suppl. 1995, no. 1

Cards in envelope: Announcement of A symposium on the issues of art in the 90's, June 9, 1995, with Allen Ginsberg participating; Folded card with photograph of a gathering in Tangier, 1961 announcing Allen Ginsberg, 108 images, a show June 8-Sept. 15, 1995; Folded card with Yamagata painted car announcing Hiro Yamagata, earthly paradise, June 8-Sept. 15, 1995. Guidecca, Venice (3 c.- 1 without envelope plus extra copy of symposium announcement) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 1995, no. 1

Item Suppl. 1995, no. 2

Photograph of sunfloers in the kitchen window 1993 on front of large glossy card. On back: Allen Ginsberg: Photographs, Sept. 7-Oct. 7, 1995 at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York (original and photocopy of front) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 1995, no. 2

Item Suppl. 1995, no. 3

Photograph of Bob Donlon, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Bob La Vigne and Lawrence Ferlinghetti in San Francisco in 1955. On back: Mtv Networks and the Whitney Museum of American Art invite you to celebrate the opening of Beat culture and the new America: 1950-1965. New York, Nov. 8, [1995] (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 1995, no. 3

Item Suppl. 1995, no. 4

Card: Photograph of Harry Smith at the dining room table in Boulder, 1990 on flyer announcing "The films of Harry Smith" Nov. 10, [1995] at the Poetry Project, 2nd Ave and 10th St., N.Y (2 c.) (photocopy) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 1995, no. 4

Item Suppl. 1996, no. 1

Large card: Photograph of Bob Donlon, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Bob La Vigne and Lawrence Ferlinghetti in San Francisco in 1955. On back: Beat culture and the new America: 1950-1965, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, Oct. 3-Dec. 29, 1996 (6 c.) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 1996, no. 1

Item Suppl. 1996, no. 2

Card: Photograph of Neal Cassady and Natalie Jackson, 1955. Without caption. On back: Announcement of Allen Ginsberg: Retrospettiva Fotografica, Galleria Seno, Milan. Opened April, 2 [1996] Autographed by Allen Ginsberg (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 1996, no. 2

Item Suppl. 1997, no. 1

Small poster: Self-portrait on my seventieth birthday, 1996. Announcement of: Allen Ginsberg: Photographs, at the Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, Sept. 18-Oct. 18, 1997 (2 c.) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 1997, no. 1

Item Suppl. 1999, no. 1

Photograph of Neal Cassady and Natalie Jackson, 1955. On back: Allen Ginsberg: Snapshot poetics, Sept. 9-Oct. 9, 1999. Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York (Many copies plus envelopes) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 1999, no. 1

Item Suppl. 2000, no. 1

Small flyer. No photographs. Recontres/conferences. "a l'occasion de l'exposition Allen Ginsberg, Photographies, le Cnp propose deux recontres ...." (2 c.) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 2000, no. 1

Item Suppl. 2000, no. 2

Photograph: Self-portrait on my seventieth birthday, 1996. On back: Announcement of the opening of: Allen Ginsberg, Photographies, exhibition at the Centre national de la photographie, March 30, 2000 (4 c.) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 2000, no. 2

Item Suppl. 2000, no. 3

Photograph: Boulder Creek, swimming party, July 1991. On back: Announcement of the exhibition: Allen Ginsberg Nudes. Aug. 18-Aug. 31, 2000 at the Driskel Gallery at The Schoolhouse Center. Provincetown, MA (5 c.) (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 2000, no. 3

Item Suppl. 2004, no. 1

1a. Photograph: Cassidy and Kerouac: "driver's seat, cheeks blown out" 1964 by Allen Ginsberg. Large card with schedule of Paul Smith summer collection exhibitions, June-July 2004. 1a (2c.) is a tiny version with only the title on the back and a cord through the top (not in Morgan) #PS3513.I74_Z999d, Series: "Published Photographs by Allen Ginsberg, 1955-2004." Suppl. 2004, no. 1

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Encoded by: Wakefield Harper, September 2009

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