University of Maryland
Correspondence and book manuscripts of Reginald V. Truitt -- Includes draft of Truitt's book Worcester County : Maryland's Arcadia. Significant correspondents represented in the collection include Harry Clifton Byrd, Raymond A. Pearson, Frederick G. Hallow, John C. Merriman, and Wilson Elkins
Spokane Public Library - Ned M. Barnes Northwest Room
One typewritten manuscript (121 p.) written by E. T. Becher for KSPS TV in Spokane. According to Becher, "the object is to illustrate and augment material which may be found in textbooks. Examples of various phases of pioneer life will be included." The manuscript is divided into segments such as "types of pioneers," "education," "pioneer food," "water," "pioneer recreation and entertainment," "fashion and dress," "woman suffrage," "Glover's stock in trade," and "hard times and depressions." The manuscript is brief, and is a survey of other material
State Library of Victoria
Collection includes files of correspondence, journal articles, press clippings, brochures and reports of various bodies concerned with the administration of the Arts in Australia, notably the Australian Council for the Arts and the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust. Also includes unpublished manuscript of Badger's "Government patronage of the arts in Australia, 1945-1973.".
University of Maryland
Assembled from a number of miscellaneous literary manuscript collections, Authors and Poets is a diffuse collection of correspondence, manuscripts, page and galley proofs, publications, serials, sound recordings, photographs, and ephemera relating to various literary figures. The bulk of the collection consists of materials by and relating to the publishing activities of twentieth-century American authors, such as William Carlos Williams, John Updike, Amiri Baraka, and Richard Aldington and journalists such as H. L. Mencken and Derek Stanford
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of the papers of Samuel Augustus Steel from 1867 until 1934. The papers include family and personal correspondence, clippings, typed copies, printed material, photographs, sermons and sermon notes, other writings and manuscripts, diaries, reminiscences, and biographical information. Steel's diaries date from 1866 and 1925. His columns are representated by clippings and typed copies; other writings include THE SUNNY ROAD and a manuscript of "Amazing Amanda" about his mother, Amanda Fitzgerald Hawkins Steel. Correspondence includes letters from Warren A. Candler about reunification of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Sermons and sermon notes are by Steel; the biographical information is about him. Also included are reminiscences of a number of prominent Methodists including Holland Nommons McTyeire and John Albert Broadus. Later correspondence is among his daughters and grandson, Chloe Steel, Ethel Steel Creighton and Edward M. Steel, Jr
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of the papers of William Franklin Jenkins and his family from 1868-1967. The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, poems, printed materials, notebooks, and a scrapbook. The correspondence concerns law, Eatonton, Georgia, Jenkins' poetry, and the public response to Afterthoughts. Manuscripts are of articles and addresses; notes are for speeches; printed materials include articles by and about Jenkins; the scrapbook was compiled by Jenkins as a boy; poems are by Jenkins; photographs are of the Jenkins family, Jenkins's swearing-in ceremony with Governor Eugene Talmadge, and his Eatonton home. The family papers include correspondence, ledger books, notebooks, photographs, and printed material. The correspondence is primarily addressed to W. Frank Jenkins, Sr. and relates to his work as a lawyer and judge in Putnam County. Also included is personal correspondence to and from his wife and children. The ledger books belonged to W. Frank Jenkins, Sr. and ... Read More
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of the papers of Mary E. Hutchinson and Dorothy King, including correspondence, writings, artwork, scrapbooks, photographs, and printed material from 1900-1988. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, including letters from to and from Hutchinson throughout her lifetime, relating to her personal life as well as her professional career as an artist. In addition, there is a large amount of correspondence between Dorothy King, her mother, and fiance, Will Ferguson. The collection also includes the writings and correspondence of Minne Belle Hutchinson as well as a small amount of material relating to Dorothy King's mother's family, the Sewells
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection includes a significant cache of letters from Flannery O'Connor to Betty Hester which spans nine years, from 1955 to 1964, and offers insight into O'Connor's approach to her faith and to her writing. There are approximately 250 letters and the majority of them are written from Milledgeville at a rate of 2-3 times a month. Reflecting the intellectual nature of their exchanges, the letters contain references to writers, philosophers, and psychologists, including Thomas Aquinas, Sigmund Freud, Caroline Gordon, Graham Greene, Baron Friedrich von Hugel, Henry James, Robert Lowell, Francois Mauriac, Katherine Anne Porter, Bryon Reece, and Simone Weil. In addition to the dominant themes of theology, writing and literature, O'Connor addresses a spectrum of topics, including various friendships, familial relationships, speaking engagements, exchanges of books and clippings, feminism, and life on a rural farm. The collection also contains manuscripts including one short story by ... Read More
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of the papers of J.J. Phillips, 1900-2001, including correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material. The writings include typescripts and proofs of MOJO HAND, THE PASSION OF JOAN PAUL II: A PASQUINADE, and drafts of Phillips' published and unpublished poetry and other writings. The collection also includes photographs and genealogical information for the Phillips family, in addition to the family of Florence Russell Phillips, J.J. Phillips' mother. Printed material consists of programs and other material from the Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of papers of John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs from 1962-1967. The papers includes manuscripts of poems, in holograph and typescript; translations; critical essays; and one unfinished play. Of particular interest are originals of poems, some fragmentary, from THE BLUE-FLY IN HIS HEAD (1962); typescripts of Heath-Stubbs' edition of SELECTED POEMS BY ALEXANDER POPE (1964), including the notes, commentary introduction, and some of the poems included in the work; and his unfinished and unpublished play, "Aurelia.".