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James Tipton's America the Elephant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3257

This collection consists of James Tipton's poem America the Elephant on broadsheet from 1974. The poem is based on James Agee's final letter to Episcopal priest, Father James Harold Flye.

Dates

  • 1974

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of James Tipton's poem America the Elephant on broadsheet from 1974.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Tipton lives in Fruita, Colorado, where he is a beekeeper and poet. He has been published in The Nation, South Dakota Review, Southern Humanities Review, The Greensboro Review, Esquire, Field, and American Literary Review. His collection of poems, Letters from a Stranger, won the 1999 Colorado Book Award in Poetry.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Purchased by Special Collections, November 18, 2006.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480