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Authors -- Arkansas

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

James Powell Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS A23 357
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of mimeograph copy of the typewritten texts of the author's unpublished books, "Barefoot Boy With Genes," and "Latin, Greek, and Arkansas: The Life and Times of John Clinton Futrall."
Dates: 1971; 1975

Arkansas Writers Conference Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 865
Scope and Content Note Mimeographed and printed programs and announcements for Arkansas Writers Conferences, 1944, 1946, 1948, 1951, and 1954.
Dates: 1944-1954

B. Clarence Hall Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MC 183
Scope and Content Note Rough draft of Arkansas Polytechnic College professor B. Clarence Hall's book The Burning Season [draft title Fire Over Eden] (Berkley Publishing Corp., 1974).
Dates: 1973

Bernie Babcock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 2186
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: circa 1870-2013; Majority of material found within 1886-1962

Cora Pinkley Call Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 727
Scope and Content Note This collection contains manuscripts, essays, poems, drafts, notes, photographs, genealogical information, and clippings that Call wrote or used for her research and writings. Broadsides are also included in this collection. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of manuscript drafts of her writings. Of special note are her personal and nature diaries, late nineteenth century photographs of Eureka Springs and Fayetteville (Washington County), and a scrapbook of Eureka Springs...
Dates: 1885-1977

Cora Pinkley Call Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1090
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1930-1966

Eleanor de la Vergne Risley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 485
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: ca 1895-1945

Thomas Stearns Eliot Letters to John Gould Fletcher

 Collection
Identifier: MS El44 275
Scope and Content Note 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."
Dates: 1923-1931

Charles J. Finger Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1535
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: ca 1940s

Charles J. Finger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 639
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1893-1987

Charles Joseph Finger Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS F494 300A
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: undated

Finger-Keddie Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MC 640
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1931-1939

Finger-Stone Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MC 449
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1923-1941

Charlie May Fletcher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 283
Scope and Content Note The collection contains Charlie May Fletcher's correspondence and manuscripts. The correspondence dates from 1950 and consists primarily of letters from publishers and John Gould Fletcher scholars expressing interest in her husband’s works and in his literary collection. Additional correspondence to and from Fletcher can be found in the John Gould Fletcher collection. Manuscript notes for Johnswood, typescripts for the short story collection of "African...
Dates: 1945-1973

John Gould Fletcher- Edward J. O’Brien Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MC 2248
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of typescripts of correspondence, primarily between editor and writer Edward J. O'Brien and writer John Gould Fletcher; two letters are from Fletcher to Mrs. O'Brien (Romer Wilson). Also included with one of the letters is the typescript of a Fletcher poem, "To a Survivor of the Flood" (Folder 10). Topics include their writings, their friendship, marriage, theology, philosophy, travel, and the writings of others, including work each recommended to the other....
Dates: 1922-1924

John Gould Fletcher Papers

 Collection
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

Ellen Gilchrist Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1833
Scope and Content Note Collection includes correspondence, photographs, and book materials.
Dates: 1981-1990

Francis Irby Gwaltney Literary Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS G99
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1954-1965

Francis Irby Gwaltney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS G995 429
Scope and Content Note Francis Irby Gwaltney’s papers most strongly reflect his literary career and include manuscripts of published and unpublished novels, short stories, sketches, and plays for screen, television and stage. Gwaltney’s correspondence with his literary agents, editors, publishers and friends, such as Norman Mailer, trace his literary career from 1947 to 1980. Other material in the collection concerns Gwaltney’s teaching positions at Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in Ruston, and Arkansas Tech...
Dates: 1921-1981; Majority of material found within 1947-1981

F. Eugene Haun Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1023
Scope and Content Note Documents collected by F. Eugene Haun of Ypsilanti, Michigan, pertaining to author and poet John Gould Fletcher. The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence from Fletcher to Henry Bergen. Also included is correspondence from Fletcher to Walter E. Peck and between Haun and Fletcher.The research materials and manuscripts in series four consist of one folder of transcripts made by Haun of correspondence between Fletcher, Donald Davidson, Allen Tate, and Lambert Davis; two...
Dates: 1923-1950

Mary Dengler Hudgins Arkansas Literature and Music Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS H886a
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, largely from authors and composers, to Ms. Hudgins, pertaining primarily to her interests in Arkansas-related music and literature, together with a few documents, largely of a historical nature, relating principally to James Henderson Berry, Charles Hillman Brough, William Jennings Bryan, John Joseph Pershing, and Albert Pike. File 1 contains correspondence concerning books by or about Raymond Franklin Da Boll, including reviews of Recollections of the...
Dates: 1850-1979; Majority of material found within 1930-1978

Mary Dengler Hudgins Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS H886
Scope and Content Note Correspondence; literary manuscripts; notes; musical scores; lists and bibliographies; newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and other printed material; photographs; scrapbooks; and other materials principally collected but in part created by Hudgins and pertaining or relating to her interests in: Arkansas-related music, literature, composers, writers, and performing artists, especially Laurence Powell, Scott Joplin, Charles Joseph Finger and Fay Templeton; Charles Cutter's ...
Dates: 1861-1978; Majority of material found within 1930-1948, 1965-1975

Cora Anne Stroud Jenkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 729
Scope and Content Note Contained are the personal papers pertaining to Cora Anne Stroud Jenkins' life; her literary works including poetry, short stories, song lyrics, autobiography and a manuscript of an unpublished book Our American Vernacular; genealogy material of Stroud, Hill, Carlock, and Cline families and the correspondence generated as a result of the research; personal papers of her parents, John Walter Stroud and Mary Jane Hill Stroud and the grandparents, James Thomas Stroud and Margaret Ann Carlock...
Dates: 1850-1984

John Park Cravens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 3
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, postcards, printed material, a broadside, and a scrapbook complete this collection. Significant correspondents include: Fred W. Allsopp Bernie Babcock Doak S. Campbell J.H. Carmichael Fadjo Cravens S.C. Dellinger L.S. Dunaway Jim G. Ferguson Brooks...
Dates: 1881-1967

Ben F. Johnson III Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1170
Scope and Content Note The collection contains three audiocassettes of oral history interviews conducted by Ben F. Johnson III while engaged in researching a biography of Arkansas poet John Gould Fletcher. Subjects interviewed included Mary Fletcher Worthen, Mr. and Mrs. William L. Terry, Mrs. George Rose Smith, and Dr. Woodbridge Morris.
Dates: 1988