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A

The collection contains selected American and English playbills representing a larger collection of playbills for plays presented in the United States and England between approximately 1945 and 2005.

B

The collection contains catalogs from various book dealers/publishers listing Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, and/or Beat items, many with quotations from Allen Ginsberg and/or Ferlinghetti. Some of the catalogs are listed in Morgan as items: E317-319, E322, E326, E329, E333, E336-337, E349-350, E352, F330.

F

William Leon Wiley (1903-1993), author of books on theater in France, was professor of romance languages at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with breaks for a doctorate and World War II, from 1925 to the end of his career in 1969.

G

Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items.
Sir Joseph Gold (1912-1997) was educated at Harvard and London universities and knighted in 1980. He served as a member of the International Monetary Fund from 1946 to 1960, as General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department from 1960 to 1979, and as Senior Consultant to the Fund. He collected first editions of contemporary authors, including in addition to works by Harold Pinter, significant holdings of works by Samuel Beckett, Dylan Thomas, Ezra Pound, and Ted Hughes. Harold Pinter, playwright, director, actor, poet, and political activist, was born in 1930. He has written twenty-nine plays and twenty-one screenplays and has been awarded numerous prizes for drama.

H

During World War II, Belgium was occupied for fifty-seven months by Nazi Germany. Allied troops liberated Belgian territory September 2, 1944. The documents in this collection, published largely by Belgian resistance groups, detail the months leading up to the liberation, the event itself, and the period immediately following.

I

William S. Burroughs was an American novelist, philosopher, essayist, social critic, painter, and spoken-word performer.

K

Margaret Kalp, Associate Professor of Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, collected news and magazine clippings and other memorabilia of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, which occurred on 22 November 1963, and of its aftermath.
Frankie Edith Parker (1922-1993) was Jack Kerouac's first wife, from 1944 until their separation in 1946 and legal annulment in 1952. Henri Cru (1921-1992) was Kerouac's friend at Horace Mann Preparatory School in New York City. Parker and Cru dated until Cru introduced Parker to Kerouac in 1942. Kerouac kept in touch with both Parker and Cru until his death in 1969.

L

Comic books and other graphic material produced by United States-born Latino writers and artists between 1974 and 2013. Some publications document Latino experiences and culture, while others cover more generalized topics. Items include mainstream comics, self-published zines, graphic novels, graphic posters, promotional materials, and realia.

M

This collection contains comic books and other graphic material produced in Mexico by Mexican writers and artists between 1998 and 2016, with the bulk of the materials dating between 2010 and 2016. The collection gives a broad picture of current comic books and graphic novels in Mexico. Story lines are varied and include romance, detective fiction, horror, myths and legends, science fiction, and fantasy. These comics deal with daily life or social movements. Protagonists may be pre-Hispanic or historical characters with superhero traits. Characters may be human, animals or objects with human characteristics, robots, ghosts, etc. Graphic art styles are varied and include the manga and monero traditions and in some cases integrate indigenous elements. The collections include mainstream comics, self-published zines, graphic novels, graphic posters, promotional materials, ephemera, and more.
Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items.
Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items.
Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items.
Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items.
Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items.
Bill Morgan (1949- ), bibliographer of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg, collector of material by, about, and related to Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, assembled these items.

O

In 1960, Charles Olson's The Maximus Poems was published by the Jargon Society in conjuction with Corinth Books.
Cynthia Ozick (1928- )is a novelist, short story writer, essayist, and critic.

R

W. H. Auden was born in 1907 in York, North Yorkshire. He was an Anglo-American poet, widely regarded as one of the great writers of the 20th century. He died in Vienna in 1973.

S

Samuel Barclay Beckett (April 13 1906-December 22 1989) was an Irish dramatist, novelist, and poet.
Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906-22 December 1989) was an Irish dramatist, novelist, and poet.

U

The Psychological Operations Company was originally called the Psychological Warfare School, later reorganized as the United States Army Psychological Operations Company. It is headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., and is part of John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.

W

Pamphlets relating to World War I and the home front including: publications of the American Friends' Service Committee, the American Legion, the Red Cross, the University of North Carolina, the American Library Association and other organizations. Pamphlets cover information on war and civil liberties, venereal disease, women's war efforts, war work, gardening and food production diet, speeches, libraries, religion, debt, causes and various social aspects, among other topics.

Z

Dr. Xinshu Zhao (赵心树, 1955-), a Shanghainese, taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism from the late 1990s to 2009. His personal collection consists 378 books printed in China from 1960 to 2004. The political situations in China during the period from 1960 to 1980 had resulted in great reduction of publishing activities to mostly government approved materials. It is especially so during the Cultural Revolution years from 1966 to 1976. Zhao’s collection offers readers a glimpse of Chinese publishing world at the time. The collection includes Chinese textbooks of elementary, middle school and high school in subjects ranging from mathematics, Chinese language, foreign language learning including English and German, Chinese history, social studies, and science. Also included are illustrated books and children’s books. All texts are in Chinese simplified characters.
Dr. Xinshu Zhao (赵心树, 1955-), a Shanghainese, taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism from the late 1990s to 2009. His personal collection consists 378 books printed in China from 1960 to 2004. The political situations in China during the period from 1960 to 1980 had resulted in great reduction of publishing activities to mostly government approved materials. It is especially so during the Cultural Revolution years from 1966 to 1976. Zhao’s collection offers readers a glimpse of Chinese publishing world at the time. The collection includes Chinese textbooks of elementary, middle school and high school in subjects ranging from mathematics, Chinese language, foreign language learning including English and German, Chinese history, social studies, and science. Also included are illustrated books and children’s books. All texts are in Chinese simplified characters.