Jack Kerouac

Westport, CT – Manual typewriters owned and used by Ernest Hemingway and Jack Kerouac, plus items relating to Tchaikovsky, Houdini and aviation, are just a few expected top lots in University Archives’ next big online auction scheduled for Wednesday, February 26th, starting promptly at 10:30 am Eastern time. In total, 288 lots are scheduled to come up for bid.

The catalog has already

BOSTON, MA—A typed letter from Jack Kerouac to his literary agent will be featured in an upcoming auction from Boston, based RR Auction.

The typed one-page letter signed twice, “Jack (over)” and “JK,” dated September 27, 1968. Letter to literary agent Sterling Lord in New York concerning the premise for his never-completed final book, the working title of which was Spotlight.

BOSTON, MA—Skinner, Inc. will present a Fine Books & Manuscripts auction as part of Boston’s traditional fall rare book events. The 38th Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair at the Hynes Convention Center runs during the weekend of November 14-16, and the Skinner auction of

All manner of rare, signed, and/or inscribed books and little magazines from the likes of William S. Burroughs, John Fante, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, and Allen Ginsburg hit the auction block tomorrow in San Francisco. So it seems unfair to highlight the non-book oddities on offer, but they're just so

The Letters of Jack Kerouac to Ed White, 1947-1969. Glenn Horowitz's latest catalogue documents an important collection of five dozen lengthy letters and postcards written by Jack Kerouac to Ed White, the majority unpublished and composed prior to the 1957 publication of On the Road. White and Kerouac met in 1946 as undergraduates at Columbia

New York City—Compelling photographs taken by renowned 20th-century American poet Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) of himself and his fellow Beat poets are the subject of the first scholarly exhibition and catalogue of these works. New York University’s Grey Art Gallery will present Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg,which includes portraits of literary luminaries

The British Library is delighted to host Jack Kerouac’s 120-foot manuscript scroll of On the Road in London for the first time as part of a new exhibition opening tomorrow. On the Road: Jack Kerouac’s Manuscript Scroll explores the development of the novel that defined the Beat Generation and has become a classic of post-war American
New York, NY, August 2, 2012—The Morgan Library & Museum has announced that it will display recent acquisitions during select times throughout the year, providing the public with more opportunities to enjoy objects from across the museum’s collections. On view now are three notable works, acquired through gift and purchase, from the Morgan’s departments of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Merrimack Repertory Theatre and the University of Massachusetts Lowell announced today - which would have been Jack Kerouac’s 90th birthday - they will present the world premiere of the Lowell native and literary icon’s only full-length play, “Beat Generation,” in a staged reading for eight performances only.
 
The world premiere of the play is the centerpiece of the 2012 Jack Kerouac