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Prepared for the Web by Kevin Ferst, March 13, 2002; Last Updated: March 2020
Inclusive Dates: 1969-1971
Extent: .33 cubic feet (1 document case,)
Physical Location: 11th floor
Biographical Note: American poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born March 24, 1919 in Yonkers, New York. He was educated at the University of North Carolina and the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1953, he co-founded the famous San Francisco bookstore and publisher, City Lights, which became a mecca for writers and artists, especially of the Beat period. In 1998, Ferlinghetti was declared the first "Poet Laureate" of San Francisco.
Scope and Content: This collection consists of correspondence between Ferlinghetti and Kate Medina of New York concerning the poems of Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko. This material is arranged chronologically.
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