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Writings by Lenny Bruce, 1953-1974, undated

Identifier: Sub-Series 1

Content Description

From the Series:

This series contains writings and transcripts written by or about Lenny Bruce. The subseries writings by Lenny Bruce include his autobiography, his column in Rogue magazine and his screen plays, as well as transcripts of his performances. The subseries writings about Lenny Bruce include a poem by Kitty Bruce, eulogies by friends and family, as well as transcripts of interviews of Bruce. The materials included are predominantly typed documents with some hand written notes and printed material from papers and magazines.


  • 1953-1974, undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Digitized copies of the collection’s audio recordings (located in Series 2: Audiovisual 1958 – 2004, undated) are available for use in the Reading Room only. Access to the rest of the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.


From the Collection: 10 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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