Topic: Beat generation

Beat Generation Poet Peter Orlovsky's Archive Acquired by Ransom Center

June 12, 2013

[caption id="attachment_39606" align="alignright" width="235" caption="Peter Orlovsky's notebook titled Rolling Thunder, Oct. 29, 1975."][/caption]

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, acquired the archive of American poet Peter Orlovsky (19332010), an important figure in the Beat Generation.

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Harry Ransom Center Hosts "Beat Film Series" at Alamo Drafthouse

March 18, 2008

EVENT: The Harry Ransom Center hosts the "Beat Film Series."

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Kerouac manuscript makes only Texas stop

March 6, 2008
Kerouac manuscript makes only Texas stop

In conjunction with the Ransom Center's exhibition "On the Road with the Beats," the scroll manuscript of Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" will be on display in the galleries at the Harry Ransom Center from March 7 through June 1.

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