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Jack Butler Papers

Identifier: MC 618
Scope and Contents The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials related to the career of writer Jack Butler. Manuscripts are primarily poems and short stories written while Butler lived in Arkansas; also included is a draft of Butler's 1986 novel Jujitsu for Christ and early notes and drafts of novels Nightshade and Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock. Correspondents include...
Dates: circa 1964-1987

Beverley Githens Dresbach Papers

Identifier: MC 134
Scope and Content Note

The papers include Beverley Githens Dresbach and Glenn Ward Dresbach poems, correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and photographs.

Dates: 1890-1971

Glenn Ward Dresbach Papers

Identifier: MS D81
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, literary manuscripts, newspapers, magazines, clippings, scrapbooks, advertisements, announcements, certificates, commission, greeting cards, invitations, lists, memoranda, military orders, notes, notices, photographs, programs, remittance advices, reports and other documents; pertaining primarily to the literary career of the internationally celebrated Arkansas poet, but also to his personal, familial, business, social, civic, military and other affairs, and to Beverley...
Dates: 1907-1968

John Gould Fletcher "At the Piano" Materials

Identifier: MC 2506
Content Description

Handwritten poem by John Gould Fletcher, "At the Piano, 1902-1942," signed by Fletcher and written in memory of Mary Head; photocopy of sheet music written by Burnet Tuthill to accompany Fletcher's "At the Piano"; additional photocopy of each work.

Dates: circa 1942

John Gould Fletcher Papers

Identifier: MS F63
Scope and Content Note Series I. Literary manuscripts. 32 boxes. Arranged by form in 9 groups --poems; prose books published and unpublished; translations; essays; lectures and lecture notes; short stories; plays; and miscellaneous items. In another Fletcher collection, the Supplementary Papers, Series 2 includes 25 additional itemized manuscripts. Series II. Notebooks. 129 items. Notes on experiences, drafts or ideas for writings....
Dates: 1881-1960

Edsel Ford - Kathryn Kruger Post Correspondence

Identifier: MS F75p 335
Scope and Contents 199 items, principally correspondence, 1965-1970, exchanged between Arkansas poet Edsel Ford and his patroness and admirer, Kathryn Kruger Post ("Grand") of Arlington Heights, Illinois, pertaining, for the most part, to his professional career and her avocational interests in the writing of poetry. Included, however, are: one file (28 items) of correspondence, 1970-1971, exchanged between Mrs. Post and others, especially Elsa Vaught of Fayetteville, Arkansas, subsequent to Ford's death, and...
Dates: 1965-1971

Edsel Ford Letters

Identifier: MC 848
Scope and Content Note

Five letters and a card from Edsel Ford to C. Howard and M. Elizabeth Channing of Clearlake, Washington. Also included is a card sent to the Channings from Art and Josephene Crawford, Hot Springs, Arkansas, which includes a newspaper clipping pertaining to Edsel Ford.

Dates: 1962-1966

Edsel Ford Papers

Identifier: MS F75
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, literary manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, printed material and other papers of the Arkansas prize winning poet and University of Arkansas Distinguished Alumnus Edsel Ford. Correspondents include Kenneth L. Beaudoin, Thomas Stuart Cleworth, Everett McKinley Dirksen, Beverly Githens Dresbach, Glenn Ward Dresbach, Orval Eugene Faubus, Walter John Lemke, Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni, Archibald MacLeish, Harriet Monroe, Thomas Moult, David Wiley Mullins, James Purdy, Otto Ernest...
Dates: 1928-1982; Majority of material found within circa 1950-1970

John Fletcher Gould Supplementary Papers

Identifier: MS F63s 298
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, literary manuscripts, genealogical records, clippings, and other materials pertaining to the childhood, education, professional activities and relations, and other aspects of the life and work of the Arkansas Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, writer, and critic John Gould Fletcher, and to his interest in genealogy and family history.

Dates: circa 1902-1973

Andy Nettleship Medallions Commemorating John Gould Fletcher

Identifier: MC 1465
Content Description

Two bronze medallions designed and commissioned by Arkansas pathologist Andy Nettleship to commemorate the life of Arkansas writer John Gould Fletcher. On the obverse is a profile of Fletcher with the inscription "Poet"; on the reverse is a quill with the inscription "John Gould Fletcher 1886-1950" and "He bore a burden of Fire."

Dates: 1950

Lily Peter Interview

Identifier: MC 1158
Scope and Content Note

Lily Peter (1891-1991), interviewee. Ms. Peter was an Arkansas poet, farmer, and philanthropist. Oral history interview conducted by Pamela Carmell at the Peter home in Marvell (Phillips County), Arkansas, July 19-20, 1986.

Dates: 1986

Maggie Aldridge Smith Collection Addendum

Identifier: MC 6b
Scope and Content Note Materials include poetry, articles, and books written by Maggie Smith. Also included is correspondence by Smith and her extended family, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Smith and topics of interest. Genealogical materials pertain to relations of Smith, including the Aldridge, Chastain, and Sager families, as well as efforts to preserve the Simon Sager cabin. Other genealogical materials relate primarily to families from Benton County, Arkansas, including the diary and photo album of...
Dates: 1828-2006

Richard Leon Spain Papers

Identifier: MC 1558
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes correspondence between Spain and early publishers, friends, and several years of fan mail, several volumes and journals of his published poetry and other literature, cut outs from the Arkansas Gazette, Benton Country Daily Record, the Bella Vista Vista, several botanical drawings, photos, and plaques.

Dates: 1916-2004

Latane Temple Correspondence with John Gould Fletcher

Identifier: MS T247 356
Scope and Content Note Eleven ALSs and 2 APSs from Fletcher to Temple, one ALS from Charlie May Fletcher to Temple and one to Lat ane and Josephine Temple, carbon copy of 2 TLs from Temple to Fletcher and of one TL from Fletcher and Robert L. Morris to Temple, one TP from Ozark Folklore Society to Temple, and typewritten text of one poem by Fletcher. Correspondence pertains to Ozark Folklore Society and to personal and familial relationships between Fletcher (and wife) and Temple, owner of Temple Cotton Oil Co. in...
Dates: 1948-1949

D. D. Todd, Miller Williams Collection

Identifier: MC 1387
Scope and Content Note The collection includes letters, all from Williams to Todd, newspaper clippings, photocopies of various materials relating to Miller Williams's career, and an inscribed copy of one of Williams's early books.The letters were written by Miller Williams to D.D. Todd in three phases of Williams's life: (1) Jonesboro, 1950-1951; (2) Baton Rouge, 1951; and (3) Fayetteville, 1973-1995. Attached to the letters in the first two groups are Dr. Todd's explanatory notes. In one of these...
Dates: 1950-1995

John Edward Williams Papers

Identifier: MC 716
Scope and Content Note The Williams collection contains personal and official correspondence; notes and manuscripts of all Williams' novels; drafts of the majority of poems; classroom material; official documents; photocopies of newspaper clippings; printed material; essays on John Williams; interviews; photographs; a scrapbook; and other materials. Acronyms Used in Finding Aid to Designate Certain of John Williams's Works (including working titles and unpublished works):...
Dates: circa 1922-2014

C. D. Wright Papers

Identifier: MC 2303
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of poetry broadsides, posters, publications, and other representations of poet C. D. Wright's literary career, as well as some personal materials, such as a birth announcement for her son.

Dates: 1982-2016

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Davidson, Donald, 1893-1968 1
Davies, Janice Marie Goodbar, 1913-2008 1
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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 1
Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994 1
Finger, Charles Joseph, 1869-1941 1
Ford, James T. 1
Freund, Louis, 1905-1999 1
Gill, Eric, 1882-1940 1
Goodrich, David L. 1
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987 1
Greer, Scott A. 1
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961 1
Hinesly, Imogene Ford 1
Holmes, John Clellon, 1926-1988 1
Kruger, John Loomis 1
Kruger, Robert Hill 1
Kruger, William West 1
Lemke, W. J. (Walter John), 1891-1968 1
Long, Haniel, 1888-1956 1
Lottinville, Savoie, 1906-1997 1
Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 1
Marinoni, Rosa Zagnoni, 1888-1970 1
Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936 1
Morris, Robert L. (Robert Lee), 1903- 1
National League of Pen Women. Arkansas Branch 1
Nettleship, Andy (Anderson), 1910-1981 1
Nettleship, Mae 1
Ozark Arts & Crafts Fair (Ark.) 1
Ozark Folklore Society 1
Ozark Writers and Artists Guild 1
Peter, Lily 1
Post, Kathryn Kruger 1
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 1
Powell, Laurence 1
Randolph, Vance, 1892-1980 1
Rayburn, Otto Ernest 1
Richards, Grant, 1872-1948 1
Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935 1
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 1
Smith, Maggie Aldridge, 1913-2006 1
Spain, Richard Leon, 1916-2010 1
Spruce, Henry M. 1
Temple, Latane, 1914- 1
Terry, Adolphine Fletcher, 1882-1976 1
Todd, D.D. (Donald David), 1930- 1
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Libraries 1
University of Texas at Austin 1
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 1
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972 1
Vaught, Elsa 1
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 1
White, Willadene Ford 1
Williams, John Edward, 1922-1994 1
Williams, Nancy Gardner 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1
Wright, C.D. (Carolyn Davis), 1949-2016 1
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