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Alwin Thaler Papers on Jane Merchant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1001
Abstract

This collection contains letters between Alwin Thaler and poet Jane Merchant, as well as newspaper articles, original poems, and a speech describing Merchant's works.

Dates: 1952-1972, undated

Betsey B. and David D. Creekmore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2841
Abstract This collection includes many materials from Creekmore’s writing career including notes, drafts, photographs, correspondence, financial documents, publicity materials, and works that were never published. Personal papers include family correspondence, photographs, and mementos. These are about Creekmore, her family, and several ancestors. Records from Creekmore’s civic engagement come from her work with the Garden Club, Dogwood Arts Festival, Junior League, and various historic concerns...
Dates: 1794-1998

David Madden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2836
Abstract

This collection consists of manuscripts of several English textbooks edited by David Madden. It also contains the thesis Feminist Hard-Boiled Detective Fiction as Political Protest in the Tradition of Women Proletarian Writers of the 1930s by his student, Laura Ng. In addition, several manuscripts of novels and short stories of Madden's literary clients are included.

Dates: 2004-2005

F. J. House Collection (Addition to the Allen Poetry Collection)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2148
Abstract

This collection is an addendum to the Allen Poetry Collection, which constitutes of a set of poetry books now housed in the Rare Books section of the Special Collections Library. This addition consists of an essay written by F. J. House entitled The Influence of Poetry.

Dates: 1881 June 16

"Honest Simplicity in William Carlos Williams' "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower""

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3809
Abstract

This collection is a manuscript written by Marilyn Kallet entitled "Honest Simplicity in William Carlos Williams' "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"". In it, Kallet provides a study of the effect of turmoil on William Carlos Williams' output and theorizing. For Kallet, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower" is a poem that reaches into the depths of Williams' creative spirit.

Dates: 1985

James A. Perkins Poetry Journals

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3933
Overview

Collection houses twenty-six poetry journals of James A. Perkins. Each journal is a composition notebook that contains a year's worth of writing, notes, addresses, pictures, assignments, and business cards. This collection contains journals from 1985 to 2011.

Dates: 1985 January 3-2011 December 27

Poetry Contest Submissions

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0298
Abstract

This collection houses fourteen student poems that were entered into a 1940 poetry contest at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1940

Shirley Whitney Kerr Collection of Jane Merchant Material

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3794
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, magazine and newspaper articles, notes, and objects all concerning Jane Merchant that Shirley Whitney Kerr collected and kept over the years she knew Merchant and after Merchant's death in 1972.

Dates: 1950-2000

William Wertenbaker on Edgar Allan Poe

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0540
Overview

This collection includes a reproduction of a handwritten page by William Wertenbaker in 1869 about his time with Edgar Allan Poe at the University of Virginia in 1826. The letter in this collection is not an original.

Dates: 1869 January