Topic: Neal Cassady

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

June 12, 2013

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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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Scroll Manuscript of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" in Texas through June 1

May 15, 2008

The scroll manuscript of Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" will be displayed through June 1 in the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "On the Road with the Beats" at The University of Texas at Austin.

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