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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John Clellon Holmes
RLIN number: NXCP88-A61
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: The Depression's influence on values and ethics; World War II: Medical Corps, GI Bill; Columbia University; the Beat Generation, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac; Eastern and Western philosophies.
Extent: Transcript: 111 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1926
Speaker occupation: Author
Age at speaking: 50
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Gargan, William
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American literature--20th century; Authors; Great Depression, 1929-1941; North America; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bohemianism; Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020177-15619