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Ross Runfola Charles Bukowski Collection



The bulk of the collection is comprised of typescript signed poems by Charles Bukowski; some are photocopies of typescripts or computer-printed pages but are signed in ink. The collection also includes a painting by Charles Bukowski, a painting and screen print by Jack Micheline, two Black Sparrow Press broadsides of poems by Bukowski, posters advertising readings by Bukowski, a dubbed copy of documentary The Best Hotel on Skid Row, and a small file of correspondence from Bukowski to various recipients. The materials in this collection, part of a larger private collection assembled by Ross Runfola, were donated by Runfola and were originally part of an auction by PBA Galleries in 2011.

Many books were also added to the Poetry Collection's monograph collection: Search "Ross Runfola Charles Bukowski Collection" for a list of these items in the library catalog: http://library.buffalo.edu/pl/.