Manuscript Collections
Whalen, Philip. Correspondence.

Collection Number: D-492

Philip Whalen (1923-2002), American poet of the beat generation, authored Like I Say, On Bear's Head, and The Invention of the Letter, among other works.
Letters to Whalen from his fellow poets, Robert Creeley, Allen Ginsberg, Bernadette Mayer, Michael McClure, Alice Notley, Gary Snyder, and Anne Waldman.
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