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Ada Larew Papers

Identifier: MS-0205

This collection consists of the personal papers of Ada Campbell Larew and includes manuscripts, historical essays, poems, plays, and short stories authored by Larew. Also available are personal correspondence, press clippings, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1912 April 2–1963 August 18, undated

Alex Haley Letters to Waller and Elaine Wiser and Other Materials

Identifier: MS-2280

This collection consists primarily of a series of letters that Alex Haley wrote to Waller B. and Elaine S. Wiser between May of 1968 and February of 1975. Also included are clippings and reviews of Roots dating from 1968 to 1996.

Dates: 1968-1996

Amazing Grace Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-0350

This collection includes manuscripts and galley proof material with handwritten edits and notes for Amazing Grace by Robert Drake.

Dates: circa 1960

Anne Romaine Audiotape Collection

Identifier: MS-3041

This collection contains 46 audio tapes, primarily of interviews collected by Anne Romaine for her unfinished biography on Alex Haley. There are also some made by the Haley Museum, lectures given by Alex Haley, and interviews of Anne Romaine herself. Primarily, the interviews are conducted by Ms. Romaine with relatives, friends, and others, including George Haley, Rodnell Collins, Dr. C. Eric Lincoln, Fred Montgomery, and many others.

Dates: 1974, 1986, 1989, 1992-1994

Anne Romaine Collection

Identifier: MS-2055

Anne Romaine was the official biographer of Alex Haley. The collection contains her taped interviews on Haley and other research material she gathered for her never-completed biography.

Dates: 1986-1994

Anne Romaine Collection

Identifier: MS-2032

Anne Romaine was the official biographer of Alex Haley. The collection consists of her research material gathered for the never-completed biography.

Dates: 1958-1995

Anne Romaine Research Regarding Alex Haley

Identifier: MS-2828

This collection houses research materials that Anne Romaine created while writing her unfinished biography of Alex Haley. Among these items are interviews, articles by and about Haley, and materials documenting his years in the Coast Guard.

Dates: 1920s-1990s (bulk 1980s-1990s); Majority of material found within 1980 - 1990

Cormac McCarthy Correspondence, 1976-1985

Identifier: MS-3762

The collection consists of letter correspondence between Cormac McCarthy and fellow writer John Fergus Ryan between the years of 1975 to 1986. The writers discussed their daily life, successes, and disappointments.

Dates: 1976-1985

Cyril Kay-Scott's Blind Mice Manuscript

Identifier: MS-2282

The Cyril Kay-Scott's Blind Mice Manuscript includes his hand-written undated manuscript Blind Mice. Each of the five delicate volumes is covered with rewrites.

Dates: undated

David Madden Collection

Identifier: MS-0276

This collection contains manuscripts, articles, essays, and book reviews pertaining to Southeastern author David Madden.

Dates: 1961-1972

David Madden Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-3144

This collection houses manuscripts that David Madden edited and promoted as well as advance copies of publications that David Madden reviewed. The manuscripts, all of which were meant to published as books, concern such Civil War topics as the battle of Gettysburg, black soldiers, Confederate submarines, and the lives of individual soldiers. Also included is a copy of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Palmetto Days.

Dates: 1862-1865, 1995-2000

David Madden Tapes

Identifier: MS-2994

This collection houses audiotapes and video tapes documenting interviews and public presentations given by David Madden.

Dates: 1984-1989

Donald C. Gallup Papers

Identifier: MS-3347

This collection houses bibliographies, poetry, journals, and programs documenting Donald C. Gallup's work in 20th century literature. Many of the publications are personally addressed to Gallup by the author. The collection also includes postcards that Gallup accumulated during his travels in Europe, personal photographs, and a videotape.

Dates: 1920-1995

Durwood Dunn Collection

Identifier: MS-3937

This collection contains the papers of author and professor Durwood Dunn of Tennessee Wesleyan College. The collection includes copies of Dunn's scholarly work, historical research on the American Civil War, abolitionism, and the Appalachian region, and correspondence with coworkers, researchers, and friends. Items in the collection include copies of historical documents used for research, drafts of publications, and correspondence from the publishing process.

Dates: 1792 August 11-2013

Evelyn Scott & Caroline Gordon Symposium Papers

Identifier: MS-2501

This collection of papers, containing three programs, three tour maps, and a poster with a formerly attached sign, is from "A Hometown Symposium: Evelyn Scott and Caroline Gordon," hosted by Austin Peay University in Clarksville, Tenn., on November 7-9, 1985. In addition is a Scott bibliography from 1987.

Dates: 1985-1987

Evelyn Scott Letters with Eithne Golden Sax

Identifier: MS-3969

This collection consists of eight letters written by Evelyn Scott and her son, Jigg, to Scott's friend Eithne Golden Sax. The letters date to 1940 and 1941, though some of the letters are undated. Seven letters are typed and one is handwritten and with its envelope.

Dates: 1940-1941

Evelyn Scott Papers

Identifier: MS-3667

The bulk of this collection contains correspondence between Evelyn Scott, her family, friends, and business associates written between 1948 and 1956. Also available are drafts of unpublished works including The Gravestones Wept and Evelyn Scott’s autobiography, Scott’s scrapbook, and a small collection of other personal papers.

Dates: 1766, 1928-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1948-1956

Frances Hodgson Burnett Letter

Identifier: MS-1867
Abstract In this letter, Frances Hodgson Burnett informs Mr. Jones that she expects to find the two manuscripts that he has mailed with her son Vivian (whose business address they were forwarded to) when she returns to New York from Washington, D.C. She mentions being very interested in Vivian's Children's Magazine, which she helps him to edit without sitting in an editorial chair in an office. Burnett ends by expressing her hope that she and Mr. Jones can meet when he visits New York a few weeks...
Dates: 1908 April 1

Frances Hodgson Burnett Letter

Identifier: MS-2263

Frances Hodgson Burnett wrote this letter to a publisher regarding the omission of the last paragraph of her story "The Captain's Youngest," which was printed in Romance magazine.

Dates: 1893 February 25

Frances Hodgson Burnett Letter

Identifier: MS-2264

In this letter, Frances Burnett informs Mr. McGee of her plans to visit Bermuda to rest before returning to her home in Long Island for the remainder of the summer and tells him when he may contact her regarding her books.

Dates: 1919 December 10

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