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Warren Kimsey Manuscripts and Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0720

This collection houses manuscripts of several of Warren Kimsey's short stories (including "Alley Rats," "The Bloodhound Trail," and "Bandy") and nonfiction pieces (including "A Short Southern States History" and "Removing and Rebuilding the Brown Thrashers' Nest") in addition to lecture programs, transcribed newspaper clippings praising Kimsey's presentations about birds, and correspondence between Kimsey and Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. about the studio's acquiring the movie rights to fifteen of Kimsey's stories.

Dates

  • 1934 July 24-1940 May 13, undated

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 houses manuscripts of several of Warren Kimsey's short stories (including "Alley Rats," "The Bloodhound Trail," and "Bandy") and nonfiction pieces (including "A Short Southern States History" and "Removing and Rebuilding the Brown Thrashers' Nest") in addition to lecture programs, transcribed newspaper clippings praising Kimsey's presentations about birds, and correspondence between Kimsey and Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. about the studio's acquiring the movie rights to fifteen of Kimsey's stories.

Biographical/Historical Note

Raleigh Warren Kimsey was born to John Thomas and Joella (Blackwell) Kimsey in Macon County, Missouri on September 27, 1888. He died in January of 1982.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Warren Kimsey presented these materials to the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library.

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