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Jack Kerouac Letters to Ed White

Identifier: M2082

Scope and Contents

Collection contains six typewritten letter sent by Jack Kerouac from between 1948-1969. Included with each letter are the orignal mailing envelopes.


  • 1948-1969


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was a Canadian-American author and poet best known for his novel: On The Road (1957).

Biographical / Historical

Ed White (1925-2017) was a Denver, Colorado based architect. He first met Jack Kerouac in New York City in 1946.


1 envelope (6 letters)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Jamie White; 2023.

Related Materials

Repository also has: Ed White Architectural Records (WH1753).

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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