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Amazing Grace Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-0350
Abstract This collection includes manuscripts and galley proof material with handwritten edits and notes for Amazing Grace by Robert Drake.

Cyril Kay-Scott's Blind Mice Manuscript

Identifier: MS-2282
Abstract 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.

David C. Moore Bibliographic Essay on Alex Haley's Roots

Identifier: MS-2486
Abstract This collection contains a manuscript copy of David Chioni Moore's 1994 essay entitled, "Revisiting a Silenced Giant: Alex Haley's Roots: A Bibliographic Essay, and Research Report on the Haley Archives at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville." Moore's article was later published in Resources for American Library Study, 22 (Summer 1996): 195-249.

David Madden Manuscripts

Identifier: MS-3144
Abstract 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.

David Madden Papers

Identifier: MS-3038
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts of novels and stories written by Madden's friends, clients, and other writers who asked him to evaluate and review their works.

David Madden Papers

Identifier: MS-0515
Abstract This collection houses short story and poetry manuscripts written by Southern author David Madden.

David Madden Papers

Identifier: MS-0632
Abstract Collection contains manuscripts of plays and books written by David Madden, including play manuscripts, notes and rough drafts for several novels, early manuscripts, printer's copies, proofs, and other work related to Madden's publications.

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

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.

John Burroughs, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Nature Fakers

Identifier: MS-1629
Abstract In this manuscript, Broadus Farrar discusses John Burroughs' criticism of and Theodore Roosevelt's reaction to the nature fakers (nature writers who became popular in the early 20th century with nominally factual works anthropomorphizing wild animals). Burroughs began the campaign against these authors in his strongly worded Real and Sham Natural History (1903), but the fakers were not defeated until 1907, when Theodore Roosevelt gave an interview to ...

Richard Marius Literary Collection

Identifier: MS-3779
Abstract This collection consists of partial and complete manuscript copies of author Richard Marius' first novels: The Coming of Rain, Luther, Once in Arcadia (published as After the War), and Bound for the Promised Land.

Robert Drake Essays on Flannery O'Connor

Identifier: MS-0394
Abstract This collection consists of several early and published versions of Robert Drake essays on author Flannery O'Connor.

Robert Drake Reel-to-reel Audiotapes

Identifier: MS-2524
Abstract This collection contains two reel-to-reel audiotapes of Dr. Robert Drake, a 1963/1965 broadcasted reading of stories from his first book, Amazing Grace, and a panel discussion recording from the 1969 Southern Literary Festival.

"Songs and Tales from Fairyland"

Identifier: MS-0466
Abstract This collection includes “Songs and Tales from Fairyland” by Alexander Abbey Piper. The verses and songs are dated June 1927–June 1931.

The Night of the Hunter Collection

Identifier: MS-3795
Abstract Collection containing original 259 page edited manuscript for Davis Grubb's 1953 acclaimed novel The Night of the Hunter, fifteen pages of front matter drafting and publication instructions, and three pictures from the set of the 1955 film adapation directed by Charles Laughton.

The Writer and His Tradition Papers

Identifier: MS-0576
Abstract This collection consists of three copies of the panel discussion and drafts of the forward written for the 1969 Southern Literary Festival.

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