3.4. cubic ft.
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This collection consists of typescripts for 174 short stories, 218 poems and nine novels by author Edwin Carlile Litsey -- Among the holdings are typescripts for the novels GRIST (1927) and STONES FOR BREAD, considered two of Litsey's best works.
Author, Poet -- Edwin Carlile Litsey worked for more than seventy years as a banker with the Marion National Bank of Lebanon, Kentucky. As an avocation he wrote poetry, short stories and novels. A prolific writer, Litsey was chosen by the state legislature as Poet Laureate of Central Kentucky in 1954. Author Jesse Stuart was selected Poet Laureate of Eastern Kentucky that same year.