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George Wilson Publishing Accounts Payable List

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2768
Abstract This folder contains a list of accounts payable from June to October 1801 to East Tennessee publisher George Wilson of George Wilson Publishing. Wilson, as partner to George Raulston, was the publisher of the Knoxville Gazette. After the partnership dissolved, Wilson moved to Jonesborough to start his own newspaper, The Washington Newspaper and Advertiser, which was established in 1803. Items on the list include: whiskey and workmen, gate and...
Dates: 1801 June-October

James Agee Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3229
Abstract

This collection houses three postcards (dating from 1939 and 1952) and a letter (dating from circa 1939) that James Agee sent to Selden Rodman. Two of the postcards are addressed to Rodman at Common Sense and list a return address of Monks Farm, Stockton, New Jersey. The majority of the correspondence documents Agee's financial struggles and issues attendant upon the completion and publication of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.

Dates: 1939, 1952 June 25

Murphy D. Smith Letter from Christopher Sandford

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2400
Abstract

This letter to Murphy D. Smith from Christopher Sandford, February 10, 1960, discusses the possibilities for Smith to obtain Golden Cockerel Press books.

Dates: 1960 February 10

Reverend Howard A. Merrill Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2252
Abstract

In an April 29, 1905 letter to Mr. and Mrs. John Work of Nashville, Reverend Howard A. Merrill expresses sympathy at the loss of their daughter and asks Mr. Work, a professor at Fisk University and a scholar and collector of Negro spirituals, to help him promote his book.

Dates: 1905 April 29

Sir Samuel White Baker Letters and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3695
Abstract This collection contains a letter from Sir Samuel Baker to his publisher, Mr. Macmillan. In the letter, Baker addresses Macmillan’s negotiations with Hachette for French translations of two of his books, and selects The Albert N’Yanza Great Basin of the Nile; And Exploration of the Nile Sources (1866), to be sent first to the Emperor. The collection also includes a letter from Florence Baker, Baker’s wife, detailing her nearing departure from London to Constantinople...
Dates: 1867-1878, undated

Southern Excursions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2278
Abstract

This collection contains a series of proofs of Southern Excursions (1997), as well as correspondence regarding the publishing/printing process.

Dates: 1997