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Beat Generation Materials at Wilson Special Collections Library: Home

What's in this Guide?

This guide focuses on how to find materials related to the Beat Generation in Wilson Special Collections Library.

This guide includes the following sections:

  • Primary Sources about Beat Writers: provides links to materials in Wilson Library authored by or related to the major writers of the Beat generation. These resources include materials such as printed books, photographs, video and audio recordings, and archival materials.
  • Beats Collections: provides descriptions of and links to Wilson Library's major collections related to the writers of the Beat generation.
  • General Secondary Sources: provides a list of recent scholarship relating the to Beat movement
  • Secondary Sources about Individual Writers: provides bibliographies of secondary sources relating to individual Beats


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