Authors -- Arkansas
Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of the papers of Arkansas writer Shirley Abbott; the bulk of the materials are related to her books The Bookmaker's Daughter and Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South, as well as to a Garland County Historical Society project about Hot Springs mayor Leo McLaughlin that Abbott was involved with. Materials include manuscripts, correspondence, reviews, research materials, and interviews.
The collection consists of mimeograph copy of the typewritten texts of the author's unpublished books, "Barefoot Boy With Genes," and "Latin, Greek, and Arkansas: The Life and Times of John Clinton Futrall."
The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials created by and regarding Arkansas writer Bernie Babcock and her family.
When noted, collection materials are photocopies rather than originals, and are likely to have been made from originals now held by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Center for Arkansas History and Culture.
Additional letters, business papers, literary manuscripts, newspaper clippings and photographs created or collected by Call during her career as a Eureka Springs, Arkansas, writer and life president of the Ozark Writers and Artists Guild. Correspondents include John Gould Fletcher, Charlie May Simon, Charles H. Brough, and Orval Faubus. Manuscripts include those by Thomas Elmore Lucy and Bonnie Lela Crump.
The papers contain handwritten and typed manuscript fragments of Risley's unpublished novels, short stories, plays, and poems. Except for a novel, The Jackson Family, a few plays, and several poems, the papers do not contain a complete version of any of Risley's writings. Most of the manuscripts are not dated but they appear to be from the 1895-1935 time period. Note that Risley often used the pen name Dosia Philips.
Xerox copy of carbon copies of 51 typed letters addressed to John Gould Fletcher. Twenty-six of the letters were written by T. S. Eliot as editor of The Criterion, and twenty-five of them were written on the editor's behalf by his secretary, "IPF."
The letter is written in ink on two sides of a sheet of Bellows-Reeve stationery. The only date is Nov 3. In it CJF describes an affair he attended in Washington honoring authors of juvenile books. Wilbur Stone was a friend of Finger's who had a collection of early writing for juveniles.
The papers consist of correspondence, most of which pertains to Charles J. Finger, and some to his daughter, illustrator Helen Finger Leflar. Also included are Finger's diaries, notebooks, manuscripts, indexes, and other papers as well as materials by Helen Finger Leflar, Mrs. Charles J. Finger's guest book, clippings, photographs, film, and microfilm. The three indexes, prepared by Finger on index cards, comprise an index of his bibliography, and one each on music and literature.
Typed letter, signed, dated "Septr 27th/Gayeta [i.e., Fayetteville, Ark.]", to Lessie [Stringfellow] R[ead], regarding Charles [Morrow?] Wilson, Charles Joseph Finger's literary activities, and his views on the U.S. National Recovery Administration and Reconstruction Finance Corporation.
The papers pertain mainly to the correspondence of James Keddie and Charles J. Finger from 1931-1934. Also included is a letter from H. F. Livingstone, granddaughter of David Livingstone, to Charles J. Finger, 1939, and various articles by Finger.
The papers consist of letters from Charles J. Finger to his friend Wilbur M. Stone; one letter from Helen Finger to Wilbur M. Stone, (1941); two photographs of Finger, (one with his daughter, Helen Finger); clippings; and miscellaneous.
Typewritten preliminary, revised, and final drafts, together with printed page proofs, of six of Arkansas author Francis Irby Gwaltney's published novels, each bearing his handwritten corrections and revisions.